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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:51 am    Post subject: EdEx Rumor Thread Reply with quote

Most teachers at EdEx seem to have 3 major activities;

1. Abusing different substances.

2. Working out.

3. Gossiping/Bitching.

Since number 3 seems to be the major activity, let's start a rumor thread, since the many rumors are hard to keep up with. Some of the current rumors lately:

1. Uncle Bill got demoted to "just sales."

2. EdEx is going to be one of 3-4 vendors at PYP, so they wil lose at least half their teachers.....one way or another.

3. Another major change for visas is coming.

4. Some of the "out of control" sections at PYP such as PD and CA are going to be culled.

5. Canadians will become an extinct breed at PYP.

Feel free to add your own................
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Vendors" ???!!!
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

scot47 wrote:
"Vendors" ???!!!

Selling nightmares disguised as pipe dreams... Shocked
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

scot47 wrote:
"Vendors" ???!!!


Vendor is the word that was buzzing around. In other words, ICEAT and EdEx are going to be a couple of 3-4 VENDORS. EdEx's number of teachers will be cut in half at least...........so goes the rumor!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

EdEx sent home a large number of employees telling them it is to apply for proper iqamas. Mostly UK passport holders. Were these teachers simply dumped off? Will they in fact get iqamas? All this and more, next week, on KSA-ESL-TV.


Not typical of EdEx to send a teacher to their homeland to get an iqama during any time save summer. It means these teachers will be late in returning, meaning those teaching spots have to be either filled, unless they were already lost.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Timing could be related to uni vacation. This is the break between two semesters. Asd I write this the louche dives in Pattaya, Bahrain and Cyprus are full of uiversity teachers from KSA drowning their sorrows and steeling themselves to return to the fray on Saturday 26 Jan.

Ah ! The joys of youth as seen from my retirment island in the Clyde Estuary !
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:40 am    Post subject: Re: EdEx Rumor Thread Reply with quote

Keyboard Kommando wrote:
Most teachers at EdEx seem to have 3 major activities;

1. Abusing different substances.

2. Working out.

3. Gossiping/Bitching.

Since number 3 seems to be the major activity, let's start a rumor thread, since the many rumors are hard to keep up with. Some of the current rumors lately:

1. Uncle Bill got demoted to "just sales."

2. EdEx is going to be one of 3-4 vendors at PYP, so they wil lose at least half their teachers.....one way or another.

3. Another major change for visas is coming.

4. Some of the "out of control" sections at PYP such as PD and CA are going to be culled.

5. Canadians will become an extinct breed at PYP.

Feel free to add your own................


I worked for them in 2010 and they still owe me about $7000.00 Does that count as a proper bitch?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:06 am    Post subject: Re: EdEx Rumor Thread Reply with quote

gelynch52ph wrote:
Keyboard Kommando wrote:
Most teachers at EdEx seem to have 3 major activities;

1. Abusing different substances.

2. Working out.

3. Gossiping/Bitching.

Since number 3 seems to be the major activity, let's start a rumor thread, since the many rumors are hard to keep up with. Some of the current rumors lately:

1. Uncle Bill got demoted to "just sales."

2. EdEx is going to be one of 3-4 vendors at PYP, so they wil lose at least half their teachers.....one way or another.

3. Another major change for visas is coming.

4. Some of the "out of control" sections at PYP such as PD and CA are going to be culled.

5. Canadians will become an extinct breed at PYP.

Feel free to add your own................


I worked for them in 2010 and they still owe me about $7000.00 Does that count as a proper bitch?


Yes, I'd say so. Very typical of them, though!

So, here PYP is, at the end of Professional Development Week, and since EdEx is so incompetent, they are not assigned any more duties. Things like booking speakers, organizing events, (etc...) seem to be out of their grasp. So, EdEx is regulated to simply organizing the banquet at the end of the week. And they even screw THAT up!

Everything was over at 12:00, so people went to sit where the tables were set up. But no, evidently checking the caterers time to set up with the PYP schedule and co-ordinating to make the times were correct is out of the scope of EdEx's abilities as well. Everyone who sat down, got chased away for an hour. When the hour passed, about 1/3 of the teachers (mostly ethnics from England) pushed in, and let their friends in line. No orderly line, just people cutting in line and pushing forward.

By the time 1/2 of the people in the back--who didn't crowd and cut in line got to the food, most of it was gone. Pretty typical of EdEx, and pretty typical of why they will probably be cut out of teaching positions in the future. EdEx is amazingly inept at everything!

EdEx couldn't organize a group piss at a Beerfest!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:29 am    Post subject: What is...? Reply with quote

What is "an ethnic from England?" I would probably think that would be just a normal Brit, but I could be wrong.
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