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  1. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong Government) (1967); English Schools Foundation (Ordinance) (1980); Department of Children, Schools and Families (UK) (2001); Durham University (INCAS/PIPS) (2003); International ... Accreditation: International Baccalaureate- Primary Years Programme (PYP) Authorised Status, Council of International Schools- Candidate Status; Association membership: English Schools Foundation; Year ...

  2. Make English instruction at schools available to all children

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'salient points about the English Schools Foundation's discriminatory practice'. She is turning this argument on its head. She correctly quotes the objects of the foundation as laid down ... about the English Schools Foundation ('Put an end to segregated education', April 6). The ESF is a legacy of the colonial system that existed in Hong Kong. It is time to put an end ...

  3. ESF school will get HK$240m upgrade

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Work to upgrade and expand King George V School in Kowloon is due to start in February after the English Schools Foundation agreed on a HK$240 million funding package. The move, announced yesterday, is one of two school-building projects the ESF is funding through a HK$25,000 levy on new students. The ESF also said the government had agreed to provide HK$150 million ...

  4. Urgent debate needed on English education

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... options for them- English Schools Foundation, international, private independent and Direct Subsidy Scheme. Each comes at a price. With demand so strong and long waiting lists, the fees ... to avoid the matter. In 1998, they ordered all but a handful of selected public high schools to switch the medium of instruction from English to Chinese. Pressure from parents forced a significant ...

  5. English makes business sense

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... been about the same over the past 10 years. I have been here for 20 years and I have not noticed any marked changes,' he says. English language has been a key subject in local schools ... of English as a second language, he adds. 'We have more courses equipping second-language teachers with the necessary theoretical foundations and the practical strategies they need to deploy ...

  6. School places mismatch a cause of heartbreak

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are counting their days before being shut down. Then, there are the elite and international schools with hopelessly long waiting lists. The English Schools Foundation, for example, has seen its waiting ... Poor communities often lack the resources to provide adequate education for their people. But even a rich city like Hong Kong can fall short of providing good quality schooling for all. ...

  7. Girl thrown over balcony failed to get place at ESF primary school

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... observation at Caritas Medical Centre. The English Schools Foundation confirmed yesterday that the girl was attending its kindergarten in Tsing Yi but had not succeeded in getting a Primary One place at the foundation's Beacon Hill School. The foundation said yesterday that parents were also told, both verbally and in writing, that children who got a kindergarten place were not guaranteed a primary school ...

  8. Other DSS Schools

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Co-educational Christian through-school offering primary and secondary education over 11 years, divided into foundation, development and secondary stages. Curriculum aims to give pupils a global perspective. Medium of instruction: Chinese and English at primary and mostly English at secondary. Lutheran Academy Offers New Secondary School curriculum and intends to offer three levels of the IB ...

  9. ESF to seek government help for plan to replace school buildings

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Leaders of the English Schools Foundation will tomorrow launch their first bid for extra government funding since a damning 2004 audit report by asking legislators to back plans for a new school building. ESF chief executive Heather Du Quesnay will explain to the Legislative Council's education panel why the foundation needs HK$169.3 million of government capital ...

  10. 2 ESF pupils ace diploma exams

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Two English Schools Foundation pupils who achieved perfect scores in the International Baccalaureate Diploma exams are preparing to fly off to top overseas universities. ... V School yesterday following a sleepless night on Tuesday, when they waited for results to be released online at 4am. Ellen, of KGV, who took maths, physics and art at higher level and English ...




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