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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - International Community School Addis Ababa - Ethiopia - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Ethiopia Forum Ethiopia Guide Ethiopia Resources Ethiopia Real Estate International Jobs Home Ethiopia Forum Ethiopia Guide Ethiopia Resources Ethiopia Real Estate International Jobs Ethiopia Ethiopia Newsletter Ethiopia Tips Ethiopia Expat Blogs Ethiopia Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Addis Ababa Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Parent s Review of International Community School Addis Ababa in Addis Ababa Comments Print Tweet Review Your Child s International School What is the name of your child s school Please report on one school per survey International Community School Addis Ababa In what town or city is this school located Addis Ababa How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc International yet American style IB diploma progressive program What grade levels are represented at this school EC3 grade 12 How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc mostly by car some walk or get Embassy bus transportation How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available The School is green oasis compared to the city Facilities are nice and include a rubberised track and tennis courts There are many extracurricular activities that are very poplar and make up for the lack of such activities elsewhere in the city Parents can use the schools wifi track and tennis courts What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation The school has special support for special learning needs that includes English as an additional language Once a week there are mother tongue classes run by volunteer parents for those kids whose mother tongue is not English With 60 nationalities at school there many such classes There are no specific repatriation classes but with the transient nature of the expat community in Addis it repatriation is a common phenomena How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations There are very active and welcoming parent organisations in the school The school is known for its community feel Wifi being available to parents is a great help when settling in Addis What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school Make sure that you get information from parents that have recent experience with ICS or direct your question regarding the school to the administration to the school They are quick respond and have the most accurate and recent information More Parents Reviews of International Schools in Ethiopia International Community School in Addis Ababa International Community School Addis Ababa in Addis Ababa View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/65756/378/Ethiopia/Review-of-Addis-Ababa (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - International Community School - Ethiopia - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Malta Martinique Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Morocco Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Nigeria Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saudi Arabia Scotland Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Ethiopia Forum Ethiopia Guide Ethiopia Resources Ethiopia Real Estate International Jobs Home Ethiopia Forum Ethiopia Guide Ethiopia Resources Ethiopia Real Estate International Jobs Ethiopia Ethiopia Newsletter Ethiopia Tips Ethiopia Expat Blogs Ethiopia Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Addis Ababa Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Parent s Review of International Community School in Addis Ababa Comments Print Tweet Review Your Child s International School What is the name of your child s school Please report on one school per survey International Community School In what town or city is this school located Addis Ababa How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc International What grade levels are represented at this school K 12 How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc bus walk driven How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available It is a beautiful campus There is no swimming pool but the track and tennis courts are very nice Elementary students have a very nice variety of after school activities The High School is extremely lacking The Athletics department has a very harsh director Fields and courts are not made available to all students and rules for use are arbitrary High School students are not allowed to re enter the campus for events games or other activities once they have left campus after school unless escorted by a parent What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school Highly recommend this school for elementary students I would not recommend this school for grades 9 12 More Parents Reviews of International Schools in Ethiopia International Community School in Addis Ababa International Community School Addis Ababa in Addis Ababa View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move It s FREE and takes 1 minute List a Property free Overseas Real Estate View All Properties Portobelo Panama Property for Sale Monteverde Costa Rica Property for Sale El Valle Panama Property for Sale Add a free Property Listing or Rental Listing Ethiopia Guide Ethiopia Newsletter Ethiopia Tips Ethiopia Expat

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/28484/378/Ethiopia/Review-of-Addis-Ababa (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - Scotch College - Australia - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    In what town or city is this school located Adelaide How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc Local What grade levels are represented at this school Pre School through Year 12 How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc My 3 children are all in the junior school which goes to Year 6 Because of the ages of the junior school almost all the JS children are driven to school The senior school children use all means walking bus driving their own cars etc How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available Scotch has almost every feature that a parent would ask in a school It places great emphasis on a broad curriculum in the junior school years and as such children have the opportunity to participare in activities ranging from the arts drama in and out of school community activities a diverse sports program A high degree of self expression is valued What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation Although a local school there are a number of international and out of state students who attend through a number of programs There are boarding facilities exchange programs and a history of attending to children of expatriates In the early years my children are in the pre school Year 1 and Year 5 there is great emphasis on social integration As a result children have the opportunity to be with their peer group both socially and academically The Junior School has a number of mixed classes e g a Year 2 and 3 mix in a single classroom This allows children exposure to a curriulum suited for them without the obvious challenges of age appropriateness While there are no specific programs to prepare for repatriation there is an awareness of the number of expat children and with the active interest taken by the faculty I imagine that this can be handled appropriately One thing to be cautious of is the difference in the Australian Feb to Dec and US Sep to Jul academic calendars and the trouble that may cause when either relocating or repatriating How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations Scotch is in many ways a community in addition to being a school Families are actively involved in the school through a number of avenues There are activities that are family oriented and others that are parent centric There is an active parent teacher structure in the school as well as an open door policy that is unique As appropriate parents are allowed to spend time in the classroom in the morning hours either observing or participating assisting with activities The younger ones have the opportunity to have their parents stay and read with

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/2600/2/Australia/Review-of-Adelaide (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - International School Basel - Switzerland - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    get to school everyday bus train walk etc Many of the smaller kids get driven to school but an option is to take a train tram that stops in front of the school The public transport is really good and runs every 7 minutes How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available The Aesch campus for up til grade 5 is built recently 2008 or 2009 and is really nice Take a look at the pictures at the webpage www isbasel ch the classrooms are large and modern and good gym and IT facilities We came from an older run down Danish school and now we do not know if we can take the step back since the ISB is so nice and modern And as my kids say the toilets are nice and clean I saw that someone else wrote the facilities were poor but that must be before the second campus was built so this is outdated our experience is from 2011 What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation Our kids grade 1 and 3 spoke no English when we came and were close to fluent after 6 months They did have intensive English classes and in fact for the first year only was in their EAL class except for math music and sports which they had along with their class Probably around 40 50 of the kids have English as their first language The EAL classes are small say 5 7 kids and there are 3 levels So the first year they probably had intensive English for 20 hours per week which had good results They are in school from 8 15 so they are pretty tired initially We were very pleased and still are There are also German and French classes for those kids who have good English or the native speakers How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations In our kids class it is only around 20 of the parents where both parents work This means that there are plenty of parents mostly moms who have social things planned either trough their grade or country association eg the French group the Japanese group etc There are also activities for new arrivals etc So I would say there are good options for social networking if that is what you are looking for What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school Dont worry if your kids speak no English this will not be a problem From grade 3 onwards they do get homework that you may need to help with and count on setting time aside for The school uses an age based concept for distributing kids in the classes I would recommend sticking to this even

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/27287/104/Switzerland/Review-of-Aesch (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - Montessori School - Morocco - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saudi Arabia Scotland Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Morocco Forum Morocco Guide Morocco Resources Morocco Real Estate International Jobs Home Morocco Forum Morocco Guide Morocco Resources Morocco Real Estate International Jobs Morocco Morocco Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Morocco More Morocco Tips Morocco Expat Blogs Morocco Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Khemisset Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Parent s Review of Montessori School in Agadir Submitted by ann46 Comments Print Tweet Review Your Child s International School What is the name of your child s school Please report on one school per survey Montessori School In what town or city is this school located Agadir How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc International What grade levels are represented at this school currently pre school to 10years old How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc car How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available All Montessori Schools follow the same curriculum It is a very child focused way of learning There are after school activities The children are educated in English Arabic and French What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation My daughter started at the pre school so I can t really comment on transition support I imagine it would be good because of the whole ethos and atmosphere at the school How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations The school is still fairly new they are looking to develop this side more in future What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school I was already familiar with the Montessori approach and so was delighted to find this school for my daughter to attend More Parents Reviews of International Schools in Morocco Montessori School in Agadir American School Fes Amicitia in Fez Maplebear Preschool in Rabat Rabat American School in Rabat View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move It s FREE and takes 1 minute List a Property free Overseas Real Estate View All Properties Escazu Costa Rica Property

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/22586/81/Morocco/Review-of-Agadir (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - Alpes/Cumbres Institute - Mexico - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Tequisquiapan Guide to Living in Tijuana Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Parent s Review of Alpes Cumbres Institute in Aguascalientes Comments Print Tweet Review Your Child s International School What is the name of your child s school Please report on one school per survey Alpes Cumbres Institute In what town or city is this school located Aguascalientes How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc International What grade levels are represented at this school Maternal High School How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc car How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available The schools boys and girls after prescholar are equipt with basketball courts playground and tumbling room for preschool volley courts computer labs science labs and lunch room Excellent extra currricular activities beginning at age 4 Transitory They are provided after school at no additional cost omitting uniforms costume needs futbol basketball dance volley ball swimming additional cost due to rental of facilities instructors bici cross What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation The curriculum is really half english and half spanish I feel this was the best situation for my children I was able to tell my son half the day you are struggling and the other half the day your friends are struggling just help each other out and you will do great How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations This is a Catholic school though we are not so there are masses that parents are invited to but there are also breakfasts for the mothers father son sports and an annual fair There is a PTA of sorts that is active in raising money for the school What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school There is an English Coordinator and Spanish Coordinator for the different levels of the school preschool primary secondary etc It is important to get to know them The english coor speaks the english and can help YOU as the parent communicate if you language skills are not at the level you wish The spanish coor can help your child with their spanish and can refer you to a tudor if needed If they are very young there will be no problems More Parents Reviews of International Schools in Mexico Alpes Cumbres Institute in Aguascalientes Gardiner Institute in Cozumel American School Foundation of Guadalajara in Guadalajara Colegio Valenciana in Guanajuato Colegio de la Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City American School Foundation

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/10353/77/Mexico/Review-of-Aguascalientes (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - Mahatma Gandhi International School - India - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Jobs India India Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in India More India Tips India Expat Blogs India Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Hyderabad Guide to Living in Mumbai Guide to Living in Mussoorie Guide to Living in Pune Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Parent s Review of Mahatma Gandhi International School in Ahmedabad Comments Print Tweet Review Your Child s International School What is the name of your child s school Please report on one school per survey Mahatma Gandhi International School In what town or city is this school located Ahmedabad How would you describe this school i e American British International Local etc International School IB World School What grade levels are represented at this school KG through 12th Grade How do most children get to school everyday bus train walk etc School bus private cars rickshaws How would you describe the facilities at this school What extra curricular activities are available The campus is small but well designed There is a very welcoming atmosphere about the school lots of green trees and vegetation The library has upwards of 7000 books It s a school of about 250 students What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation The school curriculum is dictated by the International Baccalaureate Organization which is present in over 100 countries So it is a naturally broad minded curriculum How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations Parents often meet at the school for functions and the school community is very closely knitted What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school Underneath this modest campus lies a pedagogical powerhouse It s also very human This school is known throughout India and the world for its amazing work and research in education Thanks to its founders Pascal Chazot and Anjou Musafir They have a neat website http www idealfoundation com More Parents Reviews of International Schools in India Mahatma Gandhi International School in Ahmedabad Menega in Bangalore Bangalore International School in Bangalore Canadian International School in Bangalore INDUS International School in Bangalore British International School in Bangalore Mastery International School Bangalore in Bangalore TREAMIS World School in Bangalore Stonehill International School Bangalore in Bangalore sushanth in Bangalore Bangalore International School BIS in Bangalore Trio World School in Bangalore Manish in Bangalore Bridges School in Hyderabad Oakridge International School India in Hyderabad Bangalore Vishakapatnam Global Public School in Kochi Kodaikanal International School in Kodaikanal Woodstock School in Mussoorie AES Delhi in New Delhi The Lexicon International School in Pune Lexicon International School in Pune View

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/11865/54/India/Review-of-Ahmedabad (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Moving Overseas - International School - American School - MADAR International School - UAE - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    the only school that we know about that has its own very effective staff development IT department The school has a green field a landscaped KG garden a number outdoor play areas two swimming pools one for seniors and one for juniors an indoor airconditioned basketball court multipurpose a library sophisticated completely equipped laboratories with all international standard safety requirements indoor airconditioned play areas a cafeteria a theater a puppet minitheater a local area computer network in every grade 3 and above with a computer at every desk and Interactive boards are being introduced There is an active student society that organises interschool and intraschool sports social and arts events and runs various clubs What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation In general we find no difficulty in transition from one curriculum to another except if our child in not placed correctly We were concerned about maths and english as they are the only two subjects where a child has to rely on previous knowledge to learn new material the school has support classes for those who need them How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school Are there parent teacher organizations At MADAR they organise an annual outdoors where parents and community join students in the fun There are a number of other annual events like KG graduation Grade 12 tree planting and commencement theater productions etc What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school We encourage parents who care about providing their children with good academic and discipline standards to enrol them at MADAR More Parents Reviews of International Schools in UAE American Community School in Abu Dhabi American International School Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi American International School in Abu Dhabi Glenelg School in Abu Dhabi American Community School of Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi ACS in Abu Dhabi American International School in Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi Gems American Academy in Abu Dhabi Gems american academy in Abu Dhabi MADAR International School in Al Ain Dubai American Academy in Al Barsha Universal American School in Al Rashidia Sheffield Private School in Dubai Universal American School in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Deans International School in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Emirates International School in Dubai Universal American School Dubai in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Universal American School Dubai in Dubai Jumeirah Primary School in Dubai The Sheffield Private School in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai United American School in Dubai Dubai American Academy in Dubai American Academy for Girls in Dubai Star International School

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/13872/112/UAE/Review-of-Al-Ain (2016-02-11)
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