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Describe the language abilities of students at this school and what is the "common language spoken in the hallways"? Is there one dominant cultural group?

"It is Italian for sure."

International School Basel

Basel, Switzerland

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How is this school different or the same when compared to schools in your home country?

"The primary and senior school have purpose built campuses, light, modern, great facilities.
The middle school campus is a rented building which reminds me of state schools in the nineties."

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Professional development allowance details.

"The PD amount each year is 750 USD."

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Describe proximity of major airport hubs to the city center and give sample taxi, train, subway and/or bus fares to get there.

"You can get to the airport by a combination of tram and bus. The bus will drop you off in front of the entrance to the airport and you can pick it up there when you return. You can also hire a taxi to take you there but they can get a bit pricey if you are travelling alone. 1 tram ticket (3 pln) will cover for your tram and bus transfer."

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Average monthly salary after taxes and in what currency (explain taxation situation). How often do you get paid throughout the year?

"Teachers get a tax-free salary. 19000 RMB a month more or less."

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What are some things that you need to buy/pay for when you first arrive at the school that you didn't know about beforehand?

"mostly nothing"

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Professional development allowance details.

"Teachers do get a PD allowance here each year."

Rheinland International School

Heiligenhaus, Germany

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Information about benefits for teachers with dependents. Describe the childcare in the area.

"Your children are provided free tuition."

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Describe the different aspects of the school building and the school grounds. Also, describe the surrounding area around the campus.

"AISB occupies a single campus of 13.3 hectares on the northern outskirts of Budapest. The Middle/High School building houses 51 classrooms, library, cafeteria, computer rooms, double-sized gymnasium, single-size gymnasium, 25-meter swimming pool, 350-seat theatre, and performing and visual arts facilities. The Elementary building has 27 classroo..."

Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

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Name your favorite restaurants, favorite places to go to and favorite things to do in the city.

"Some expats belong to clubs: The American Club, The Swiss Club, for example, which offer a feel of home and a chance to meet with like minded expats."

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Are there many teachers that travel during the holidays? Where are they going?

"Most teachers travel during the holidays. They go to Bali, other places in China, Cambodia, India, New Zealand, Australia, etc... It is recommended that you do not travel during Chinese New Year as it is VERY crowded at the airports and train stations due to all the locals who travel during this time."

Vietnam Australia International School

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Explain how salaries are decided (e.g. is there a pay schedule? extra step for masters degree? Annual pay raises? Bonuses?).

"There is payscale for certified and non certified teachers "