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Does anyone have info on a school n Sheikh Zayed City Cairo Egypt?

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by bigfatgit, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. bigfatgit

    bigfatgit Occasional commenter

    The one that refers to itself as THE not the one with the 49.8m swimming pool
  2. jlaird

    jlaird New commenter

    Cheesiness aside - is THE school any good? DO you know anyone who works there or has any experience as a parent? If it is best avoided, which Egyptian schools would you recommend?

  3. bigfatgit

    bigfatgit Occasional commenter

    Clues about good schools:
    1) They tend to have actual photographs of the school on the website, not architect's paintings
    2) The contact address isn't usually name / title @ publicprovider.com, it tends to be something like director@nameofschool.org
    3) They don't offer huge discounts to try and poach students from other schools
    Try reading the school prospectus. It is quite humourous;
    "we implement the British National Curriculum for England and Wales" and as for the "quotes" from the students...
    Would you get a work permit if you got a job here? Something that you would have to ask, especially with the new labour laws looming
  4. MisterMaker

    MisterMaker Occasional commenter

  5. bigfatgit

    bigfatgit Occasional commenter

    I love the smell of sarcasm in the morning!
  6. jlaird - you have PM.

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