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  1. Why hound the English Schools Foundation?

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Would the government please explain why it is apparently hounding the English Schools Foundation? If the government wants Hong Kong to be 'Asia's World City', it will have to offer Asia's world language, which is English. Hong Kong has offered that for some time and the ESF system is the major provider of English language education in Hong Kong. Jeopardise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486145/why-hound-english-schools-foundation
  2. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARY SCHOOLS Bauhinia School Kwai Chung Wah Yiu Rd, Lai Yiu Estate, Kwai Chung Tel: 2624 4110 admiss@bauhinia.edu.hk www.bauhinia.edu.hk Founded: 2002 The youngest ESF primary, located ... children and parents. Pioneering use of synthetic phonics in ESF. Comprehensive selection of lunch-time extra-curricular activities. Bauhinia will close when the ESF's new PIS school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515697/english-schools-foundation
  3. ESF accusations

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Legco committee has condemned the 'inadequate' administration of the English Schools Foundation and accused the government of not monitoring the ESF properly. What do you think of its findings? Share your views: write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490293/esf-accusations
  4. Du Quesnay yet to meet schools chief

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Four months into her job, Heather Du Quesnay has yet to meet the man who holds the future funding of the English Schools Foundation in his hands. Ms Du Quesnay said she ... of the Hong Kong education system. This was a pity, given the challenges Hong Kong faced in raising English standards and recruiting native English speaking teachers, and the role the ESF served ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504941/du-quesnay-yet-meet-schools-chief
  5. ESF members vote for radical changes

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Members of the English Schools Foundation voted last night to approve radical changes that will result in the demise of the body that has administered the ESF for three decades. Just 68 of the 137-member foundation attended a meeting at Bradbury School to approve the process of reforming the ESF's governance and management. Fifty-two voted for the reforms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/506527/esf-members-vote-radical-changes
  6. Delay to ESF pay and benefits review

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Teachers must wait over the holidays for recommendations The English Schools Foundation has called for more time to complete its review of staff pay and benefits. ... on ESF finances found the average remuneration of the foundation's teachers to be $947,400, more than $130,000 above that of the highest-paying international school. The figures were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507565/delay-esf-pay-and-benefits-review
  7. New ESF chief gets straight down to business

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation's long-awaited new chief took up her post this week, days before Legco's Public Accounts Committee is due to publish its report ... to monitor the ESF properly. She will also be working with a taskforce on the new governance and management structure of the foundation. 'There is a real sense of urgency on the part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489529/new-esf-chief-gets-straight-down-business
  8. Taskforce members quit in ESF row

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Parents distance themselves from reform document after their version is rejected as 'inappropriate' Three members of the English Schools Foundation ... to schools; finite definitions of responsibilities of the management office over key areas of education, real estate, finance and human resources; and the governance of ESF Educational Services Ltd. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499647/taskforce-members-quit-esf-row
  9. Expats struggle to find school places: survey

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... grades, waiting lists are substantial.' InvestHK contacted all local international schools and the English Schools Foundation (ESF). Schools that used the curricula of certain countries- ... Will Clem An influx of expatriates has led to a shortage of places at international schools, a survey says. 'Most schools reported a strong increase in applications over the past few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509016/expats-struggle-find-school-places-survey
  10. A top overseas education on your doorstep

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... bodies. The same is true of the English Schools Foundation, which was originally set up to educate the children of expatriates working with the government or British garrison. A small number ... in English, they also tend to have smaller classes, better facilities, superior teachers and a more interactive learning environment than other local schools. But there is bad news. They often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510221/top-overseas-education-your-doorstep

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