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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. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    HKU programmes help students gain confidence in speaking English

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... schools that did not apply have observed the success of the two pilot projects, and several others are now looking to come on board, says Gardner. The English classes have made Form Two student ... Annemarie Evans life@scmp.com Two volunteer HKU programmes are helping students gain confidence in speaking English in public, writes Annemarie Evans Verbal remedy It's 8.15am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1390995/hku-programmes-help-students-gain-confidence-speaking
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    New school ties

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... An international school or English Schools Foundation (ESF) education is usually the default choice for expatriate families in Hong Kong. But this may not be the case for much longer. More progressive ... School, while others joined in Form Two or Form Three after their families moved to Hong Kong. "Our mode of instruction is English. All teachers, even the ones teaching Chinese, passed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1226048/new-school-ties
  6. Lifestyle - Beauty - BEAUTY

    Face time: the best new foundations, concealers and highlighters

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:29pm by TAMA LUNG

    ... favourites. Here’s hoping they can help you put your best face forward. 1. Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation Newly launched at Joyce Beauty, this cream foundation (HK$365) is a Hollywood favourite thanks to its long-wearing formula, buildable coverage (it evens hides tattoos) and low risk of irritation. While I typically shy away from solid foundations, I was won over by the SPF 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/beauty/article/1483989/face-time-best-new-foundations-concealers-and-highlighters
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    High-achieving international school, Nord Anglia, to open campus in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Linda Yeung

    ... of intake. The school adopts the English National Curriculum which has a strong focus in the primary years on English, maths and science. But given China's economic clout, the learning ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Boosting children's self-confidence and nurturing independent learning habits are the key aims of high-performance international school, writes Linda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1459383/high-achieving-international-school-nord-anglia-open
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE ANJALI HAZARI

    Learning Curve: international schools need to rethink debenture policies

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:48am by Anjali Hazari

    ... are a long-term debt instrument held by schools until maturity without any return on the capital invested. These instruments are also called capital notes, nomination rights and foundation certificates. ... their son Enzo was granted admission to the Chinese International School several years ago. Besides paying the money, Enzo was selected on the basis of a half-day observation interview at the age ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1454072/learning-curve-international-schools-need-rethink
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Teaching of basic literacy skills is being eroded in our schools

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:50pm by Julie Mcguire

    ... fashioned to expect grammar, spelling and punctuation to be taught properly. This is a vital part of primary education, laying the foundation for secondary school and beyond. Julie McGuire teaches ... Julie McGuire life@scmp.com Teaching of literacy skills being eroded I find the lack of literacy skills among young people today quite disturbing. My son, who is soon going to high school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1399083/teaching-basic-literacy-skills-being-eroded-our-schools
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Fuel of dreams

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Kylie Knott

    ... helped more than 15,000 children in Vietnam, and established technology schools on the mainland), and finance (she is the founder and chairman of KYG International, and the only female founding ... Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) run in conjunction with the Yip Foundation, which she founded. Now open to applicants, the programme will initially give two Hong Kong permanent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1476138/fuel-dreams

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