Would you choose this school again? Why?

On no account - this choice really marred our stay in Mongolia. The only reason that ISU has survived so long is its monopoly position in this remote country but with new entrants they will need to change to survive. New arrivals to Mongolia would do well to look at the range of new schools now available, including the American and British Schools, or the Elite School, all of which are friendlier and understand better that schools are about children. - Jun 2015

Yes, ISU has a dynamic new director and head of primary which has already made a difference in the morale of the teachers here, though some aspects of the school's organization and procedures are exasperating (the school tries to keep workplace issues, including struggles with the Mongolian government from everything from work permits to holding up overseas teaching materials at customs, from interfering with students' learning and well-being, but as an employee it gets old, fast.) - Sep 2011

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