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  1. Letters

    Posted Apr 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of racism is the responsibility of education. Fiona Bishop's letter ('Majority of ESF students are local', April 4), causes concern about how the English Schools Foundation (and ESF ... of the lowest admission priority to Cantonese applicants? Is it necessary to guarantee equal right or unfair privileges? Local English-medium schools do not discriminate against applicants on language ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633099/letters
  2. HK does its bit

    Posted Jan 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lan Kwai Fong's 27 restaurants 50 per cent of sales this evening to be donated English Schools Foundation A mass fund-raising appeal at all ESF schools in Hong Kong starts today. ... is the world' at Hong Kong Stadium on Friday ParknShop and Watsons Donation boxes placed at checkouts until Jan 13 Bank of China Staff donations, with BoCHK Charitable Foundation pledging to match ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484056/hk-does-its-bit
  3. Rich diversity of cultures foster a global outlook

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation has been joined by many other international schools in catering for Hong Kong's elite and middle classes, whether local or foreign. In the early years of the 20th century, some of the most prominent local institutions such as the Diocesan Girls' School and St Paul's Convent School admitted many non-local children. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472366/rich-diversity-cultures-foster-global-outlook
  4. Rethinking education

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent of junior students are non-local. Soaring demand has led to long waiting lists for schools run by the English Schools Foundation and private international schools. DSS schools enjoy more ... Direct subsidy scheme (DSS) schools can help ease the burden on international schools- but only if the Education Bureau eases limits on the curriculums they can offer, according to one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990399/rethinking-education
  5. HK does its bit

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lan Kwai Fong's 27 restaurants 50 per cent of last night's sales to be donated English Schools Foundation A mass fund-raising appeal at all ESF schools in Hong Kong. The ESF has ... Kong Stadium on Friday ParknShop and Watsons Donation boxes placed at checkouts until Jan 13 Bank of China Staff donations, with BoCHK Charitable Foundation pledging to match the total raised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484219/hk-does-its-bit
  6. Diocese needs to learn a lesson in democracy

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... churches' freedom to propagate their faiths in the longer term. School-based management has been the norm at government and English Schools Foundation schools, not to mention modern best practice ... The notion that parents and teachers have no right to a say in how publicly funded schools are run has long since become heresy. But that has not stopped the Hong Kong diocese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705511/diocese-needs-learn-lesson-democracy
  7. School management must change with the times

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the norm at government and English Schools Foundation schools- not to mention in countless schools outside Hong Kong. Despite Bishop Zen's and Mr Ha's opposition, the proposals have ... The Hong Kong government's efforts to give parents and teachers greater say over the management of schools date back to 1991. Yet we are no closer to passage of a bill that would make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454659/school-management-must-change-times
  8. We will remember, students pledge

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray An English Schools Foundation student was chosen to read out an international declaration of remembrance at a congress on the Holocaust, held in Israel this week. John Qing Li, ... Youth Congress on Holocaust remembrance. The other was Charlotte Raybaud, 17, from King George V School, and the pair were accompanied by KGV religious studies teacher Kirrily Foley. Ms Foley ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625222/we-will-remember-students-pledge
  9. Bible is the focus of exam syllabus

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... Michael Gibb Christianity is the focus of religious studies in most local Hong Kong schools, which contrasts sharply to the British curriculum used by the English Schools Foundation, which sees the religion as one of many different faiths. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority syllabus for religious studies (Christianity), compulsory in some church-sponsored schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433077/bible-focus-exam-syllabus
  10. Wider interests at stake in drug charity's school bid

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... most of whom are funded by payment of more than HK$1 million a month from the Social Welfare Department. That is more than it costs to educate a student at an English Schools Foundation ... Youth drug abuse has been in the headlines a lot recently, largely because of spirited debate about the government's plan for a trial of random drug-testing in Tai Po schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689895/wider-interests-stake-drug-charitys-school-bid

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