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  1. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 540 Accreditation: IB World School, Council of International Schools Association membership: English Schools Foundation, Southern China PYP Network Year ... enquiries@bs.esf.edu.hk Website: www.bradbury.edu.hk Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 720 Accreditation: IB World School Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1980 Curriculum: IB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004892/who-offers-what-and-where-esf-preschools-esf-primary-schools-esf-secondary-schools
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Discovery College parents angry over ESF fee increase, levy

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... A fee rise of almost 10pc and a non-refundable building levy for Discovery College has sparked anger and calls for government intervention Parents at an English Schools Foundation private school have voiced their anger over a fee rise of nearly 10 per cent and a non-refundable building levy. Some say they will refuse to pay. They say the increase and the levy, introduced to cut ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1199676/discovery-college-parents-voice-anger-over-fee-increase-and-building
  3. Comment - Letters

    'Educational apartheid' hitting expats

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... On the one hand, Mr Lam criticises the English Schools Foundation for promoting educational segregation, but on the other hand, he fails to acknowledge the local schools' contribution ... view that the practice of offering two segregated systems of subsidised English-medium education - one for Chinese and the other for non-Chinese - is long out of date and no longer relevant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1163991/educational-apartheid-hitting-expats
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF to end admission priority for non-Chinese speakers

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... priority for non-Chinese speakers The English Schools Foundation announced on Monday it will be ending its admissions priority for children who do not speak Chinese. The move is likely to increase the competition for expatriate children seeking to enrol at its primary schools. And it comes at a time when the ESF is seeking to secure official funding for its English-medium schools from a government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143420/esf-end-priority-non-chinese-speakers
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Teach English for the real world to Hong Kong's struggling students

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 02:43pm by Philip Yeung

    ... and otherwise, were slammed in her face. The story of this young girl is the Hong Kong public education writ large. A decade of a daily diet of filling-in-the-blanks English ensures that school ... students at "Band 3" schools workplace English, since that is what will be most useful to them once they leave school? Why not give them functional English for a functional future? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581131/teach-english-real-world-hong-kongs-struggling-students
  6. Students' creative works are published

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Twenty-three students from the English Schools Foundation have put together a book of articles, creative writing, poems and artwork to help promote family literacy. ... writes in the book. Through the writing process, students can express their opinions on issues they care about. Deep Vaze, from Island School, and host of the launch party, said he was glad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983569/students-creative-works-are-published
  7. School selection a testing task

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... the waiting list for reception classes in the international section runs to 2007. Parents are putting their children's names down at birth. A spokeswoman for the English Schools Foundation (ESF) ... precedence at the German Swiss International School (GSIS). At ESF, candidates who are English speakers and who have difficulty entering the local system because they do not speak Cantonese are given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429213/school-selection-testing-task
  8. Guide to International Schools in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:53pm by HEATHER MCKENZIE

    ... Heather McKenzie Primary schools in Hong Kong fall into one of three categories: free government schools for all children and taught in Cantonese and English, government subsidized English Schools Foundation (ESF) programs in English for students who cannot speak Chinese, and the more elite and competitive international schools with a high price tag and a lengthy waiting list. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1564219/guide-international-schools-hong-kong
  9. English schools body told to smarten up procedures

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron ICAC finds guidelines lacking on hiring, performance assessment, promotions The English Schools Foundation has been told to improve procedures for staff appointments, performance ... posts, including school principals and public relations company Golan Harris. The foundation's acting assistant secretary, Chris Forse, said the report was the first of six being prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/478686/english-schools-body-told-smarten-procedures
  10. ESF feels the pinch as staff face pay curbs

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Morale in the English Schools Foundation (ESF) has hit a new low following a decision this week to cut its teachers' pay by up to 10 per cent. Teachers' ... that salaries were at the high-end of the scale compared with those paid by other schools in Hong Kong. The reductions will be phased in as contracts are renewed and a 2004 salaries scale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436332/esf-feels-pinch-staff-face-pay-curbs

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