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Parent's Review of Dresden International School in Dresden, Germany

What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

Dresden International School

In what town or city is this school located?

Dresden

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.)

tramway

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

New school facilities in the center of town. Number of extracurrical activities including swimming, basketball, science club, modeling United Nations etc.

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?

no specific programs exist for these purposes.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

There is very active PTO organization organizing various community building activities.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

Although this is an international school, majority of kids are local. This causes problems for native English speakers since level of English tought in school could be lower than in their home country.

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guest
Aug 14, 2010 21:54

I would agree that the English program suffers due to the lack of diversity in the lessons and the majority of non-native speakers.

guest
Oct 16, 2012 05:08

It is not an international school at all. School management is mostly American & British and they isolate minorities by all means, their decisions always favor the members of the club! They are also very intimidated by the rich German parents'; school is ruled by German mentality along with American touch. The admin team works for eachother not for the studenst or the other staff. Admin team has people who are very ineffective at teaching'; proved by evidence and many complaints received from parents but these mean nothing to the director and yet she continues to work with them! I could call it ignorance'; denial and even racism at times.

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