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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Overpricing English-medium schools could hurt Hong Kong's future, say critics

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... a construction loan to the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the Lantau-based college has announced plans to increase fees by 53 per cent over the next five years, taking them above HK$130,000 per year ... Linda Yeung Iinda.yeung@scmp.com The loss of government subsidy will make schools teaching in English too costly for many professionals, who will take their talents elsewhere A very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1292188/overpricing-english-medium-schools-could-hurt-citys
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discovery College sizes up new ESF chief as school fees rise- again

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Linda Yeung

    ... school operated by the English Schools Foundation. In adopting a financial model that it admits was flawed, the college wound up with continued deficits even as it struggled to repay a HK$170 ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com A wary welcome from embattled college Three months into the new school year, parents at Discovery College on Lantau are still paying fees at last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1359455/discovery-college-sizes-new-esf-chief-school-fees-rise
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    ESF's new chief executive Belinda Greer looks to boost efficiency

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Linda Yeung

    ... tense, future conditional When the Education Bureau announced in June that subsidies to the English Schools Foundation would be phased out from 2016, it seemed inevitable that the ESF would turn ... Video: New chief vows English Schools Foundation will stay affordable Set up by the British colonial government in the 1960s to provide English-language schooling for the children of civil servants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1359426/esfs-new-chief-executive-belinda-greer-looks-boost
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    I’ll emigrate when there’s no more freedom of speech in Hong Kong, says ESF ace pupil

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in the British and international secondary exams, Justin Cheng Yan-yiu, 16, should be looking forward to a good career and life in his home city. But the English Schools Foundation pupil, who scored ... Britain's average of 7 per cent, while 94 per cent got A* to C grades, compared with Britain's 68 per cent. Chris Durbin, the foundation's secondary school development adviser, said most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1303447/ill-emigrate-when-theres-no-more-freedom-speech-hong-kong-says-esf
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Legco on ESF subsidy: why didn't you ask us?

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the government's "short-sighted and immoral" decision to end its subsidy to the English Schools Foundation. They said costly international schools could not replace the service offered ... -language schools turning into Harrow [International School]?" Chan, whose four children attend ESF schools, said the decision removed an affordable choice of English-medium education, damaging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1278991/legco-esf-why-didnt-you-ask-us
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong ESF students ace exams to outshine peers in global IB diploma

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... pre-tertiary exams. Some 850 pupils from six English Schools Foundation secondary schools who sat the examination for the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma in May notched up an average score of 34.6. And six of them got perfect scores of 45. That compares with the global average of 29.8. Twenty-seven pupils from direct subsidy school St Paul's Co-educational College received ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1278183/locals-ace-exams-outshine-peers-global-diploma
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF board votes to end HK$283m schools subsidy

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Last-ditch pleas fail to stop decision to accept government deal, which exempts current pupils ESF board votes to end HK$283m schools subsidy The English Schools Foundation agreed at a board meeting yesterday to accept a deal with the government which will see it lose its HK$283 million annual subsidy. The board made the decision after reviewing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1263822/esf-board-votes-end-hk283m-schools-subsidy
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF considers corporate scheme for school places

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung and Jennifer Ngo

    ... school places for companies The English Schools Foundation (ESF) may launch a corporate nomination rights scheme to make up for its financial losses as the government gradually cuts its subsidy. Companies would be able to pay to reserve school places for the children of employees. From 2016, the foundation's long-frozen HK$283 million annual subsidy, or subvention, will be phased out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1256053/esf-considers-corporate-scheme-school-places
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF should boost Putonghua lessons, says departing chief executive

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Departing English Schools Foundation chief executive Heather Du Quesnay is encouraging her successor to consider developing a stronger Chinese curriculum. Du Quesnay, who ends her term ... the foundation needed to constantly review its Chinese curriculum to make it better. "I feel very strongly about the position of Chinese within the curriculum of our schools," she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1263937/esf-should-boost-chinese-curriculum-says-departing-chief-executive
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF to keep funding for special needs services

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Linda Yeung and Jennifer Ngo ESF to keep funding for special needs services As the biggest provider of English-medium primary and secondary education for students with special needs, the English Schools Foundation will retain government support for such services. The government now gives HK$28.3 million a year to the Jockey Club Sarah Roe School and learning support centres in ESF ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1255913/esf-keep-funding-special-needs-services

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