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  1. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 540 Accreditation: IBO World School, CIS Accreditation Association membership: English Schools Foundation, Southern China PYP Network, IBO, CIS Year founded: 1967 Curriculum: Aligned to PYP ... with more specific learning needs Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Beacon Hill School caters for children of all abilities and children with more specific special needs. Students whose ...

  2. Special Schools

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... programme Fees: HK$15,000/month per student. The rest is supported by Autism Children Foundation JOCKEY CLUB SARAH ROE SCHOOL 2b Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin Tel: 2761 9893 E-mail: office@jcsrs.esf.edu.hk Website: www.jcsrs.edu.hk Year groups taught: Age 5 to 19 Number of students: 60 Accreditation: Asdan programme Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1985 ...

  3. If English is so important, firms should move to Belfast or Glasgow

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that rather resembles the emperor's new clothes. He envisions these new clothes as being woven with the English language as their fabric and produced by the English Schools Foundation (ESF) ... pretensions to the name of Asia's world city are a joke if it needs two publicly funded systems of segregated English-medium schools, one for locals and one for native English speakers. Firms ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. ESF lessons on nurturing staff

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the English School Foundation (ESF). 'The first thing we saw was the [Victoria Harbour] light show and we fell in love with it,' says Noelle Du Puy who moved here a month ago with her ... account and finding a flat- and then organises social events so you meet people from different schools.' American-born Humanities and English teacher Du Puy has worked in Hungary and Vietnam, ...

  6. Schools quota for locals cut to 30pc

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... parents opt for the International Baccalaureate curriculum, put off by frequent changes to the local system. The English Schools Foundation- which is in dispute with the government over the future ... families and senior government officials tend to prefer sending their children to English-speaking schools in the city or overseas amid concern about the erosion of English standards since ...

  7. Education costs worry local future parents

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Schools Foundation (ESF) could eventually become self-financing. The ESF later warned fees would rise by 20 per cent if government funding was removed. The level of funding for the ESF has been ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Kamy Yeung Kam-yee worries a local English education will be too expensive when she becomes a mother. 'It's... either you make more money ...

  8. Teachers must set a good example

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Parents with the English Schools Foundation often complain about rising school fees. But they rarely raise issues about its teachers. As a school brand for quality education, the ESF's reputation is impeccable- and well-deserved. This is why despite school fees that now rival some international schools, ESF schools remain much sought after. The foundation's hard-won ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We should learn from our diversity I have been watching, with increasing alarm, correspondence in these columns concerning the proposed increase of fees at the English Schools Foundation ... simple. It offers competitive salaries to attract excellent teachers and provides a quality of education that is desired not only by parents of English-speaking children temporarily residing ...

  10. Local schools need to raise their game

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It raises the question of what international schools are for. They may have emerged to meet the demand from expatriates for a quality education in English. But most have evolved, along with the English Schools Foundation, into a de facto private-school sector with large local enrolments. Local families who can afford it, including government officials, consider the cost worth it in terms ...




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