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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

    Equality in schools has a long way to go in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Katelyn Chan

    ... the booklet in due course," she says, also emphasising the importance of respecting school autonomy. Yuen Kwok-ming is the principal of Caritas Tuen Mun Marden Foundation Secondary School, which ... of Pakistani families cannot speak Chinese or English. However, the schools might not have interpreters to explain the school rules," he says. "As more schools are taking on minority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556161/equality-schools-has-long-way-go-hong-kong
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVE

    Should Hongkongers be taught in single sex schools?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Perry Bayer

    ... Based on my experience as a native English-speaking teacher in Hong Kong for the past 16 years, I would opt for co-educational schools. I taught once in a single-sex school here and have worked ... that accrue from our having strong and flourishing co-educational schools. We should, rather, allow them to bloom. Perry Bayer is secretary of Nesta (Native English-speaking Teachers Association) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556165/teachers-nod-co-educational-route
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... gelato like an old-school Italian artisan, and I've signed up for the first module in its month-long "Become a Gelatiere" training programme. Over five days I will sample more ... Italians make up half of that total, and other Europeans another 30 per cent, interest from Asia and South America is on the rise. Though my lessons are conducted in English, courses are also held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1550933/school-cool-study-italys-most-famous-dessert-carpigiani
  7. 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
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVES

    Perspectives: English lessons can foster creativity in students

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26am by Perry Bayer

    ... Perry Bayer life@scmp.com English lessons can foster students' creative thinking Having had the privilege of working in Hong Kong schools as a native English-speaking teacher (NET) ... the 2009-2010 academic year. School-based Assessment (SBA) was inaugurated at about the same time. I have found that my local English teacher (LET) colleagues have responded well to all these changes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1518825/perspectives-english-lessons-can-foster-creativity
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung International schools expand to meet needs The international school population in Hong Kong will continue to rise, according to a report by ISC Research, which is part of an international consultancy group that delivers independent market intelligence on the world's English-medium international schools. It names Hong Kong International School and the Christian Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1541790/no-let-demand-international-school-places-hong-kong
  10. 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

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