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  1. Class Notes

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as honorary treasurer The English Schools Foundation has appointed Samuel Poon Yiu-kin, managing director of Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific), as honorary treasurer, replacing Simon Glass, who quit ... Professor Pedro Nueno of the Spanish business school IESE the 'Magnolia Award' for his contribution to China as principal promoter and president of the academic council in the China Europe ...

  2. Class Notes

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ESF cuts non-teaching salaries The English Schools Foundation's executive committee this week approved a pay cut of 1.75 per cent for non-teaching staff from September. It rejected ... Business School has for the second consecutive year come first in the Asia-Pacific region in the Financial Times annual global rankings for non-degree executive education in custom programmes. ...

  3. class notes

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

    ... ESF students' grades edge higher Fifty-two per cent of English Schools Foundation entries for the General Certificate of Education Examinations, sat by 773 students, achieved the top ... Kong Federation of Youth Groups is offering a special counselling service on its Youth Line (tel 2777 8899) to help students who have difficulty adjusting to school at the start of term, or who ...

  4. Entrenched attitudes turn locals back from overseas into outsiders

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... international and English Schools Foundation schools but that was not necessarily an option. 'They are not always affluent,' she said. 'They may well be returning to Hong Kong because ... of education, is halfway through a study of returnee children at an English-medium secondary school. Her preliminary findings are pointing to problems in the system's treatment of cultural ...

  5. Event will showcase the cream of UK crop

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... is a popular choice as it offers the high quality of education and global recognition that they are looking for. The close historical ties with the region, reflected in the English Schools Foundation ... by the four major London tertiary institutes- Imperial College London, King's College London, the London School of Economics and Political Science and University College London- The World Class ...

  6. Mailbag

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Post, December 20) with great interest. He says that Jake van der Kamp, observing English Schools Foundation (ESF) staff from a distance, clearly feels they're overpaid and greedy ... concerns, for the Native-speaking English Teacher (NET) Scheme (Education Post, December 20). We have to clarify in no ambiguous terms that the Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) has no plan ...

  7. Mailbag

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be consistent. The French International does not believe in a prefect system. It is a consistent scheme as is German Swiss where the entire school votes. The English Schools Foundation should also ... experiencing inequity. The recent allocation of prefects at Island School left some wondering about justice. In one house, the prefects were chosen by house students' votes. In another the student ...

  8. Educators call for greater emphasis on English skills

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... at a disadvantage because English-medium schools attracted academically higher-performing students. Lawrence Lour Tsang-tsay, principal of Carmel Divine Grace Foundation Secondary School and former chairman ... of Tung Chee-hwa championed the policy of mother-tongue education and ruled the following year that all but 114 secondary schools would have to stop using English to teach other subjects. A decade ...

  9. The List

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... registration: www.ouhk.edu.hk/learning Open day: English Schools Foundation parents' information session on UK summer schools: Kowloon Junior School, Perth Street, Kowloon. Next Friday, 7pm-8pm. ... Schools & Families Mayhem in May: Paragon Saturday Club. Children 4-12. 2/F, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Tomorrow, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Tel 2838 1220. Say your piece! English ...

  10. The List

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Schools & Families Open day: English Schools Foundation seminar for parents on UK summer schools: Kowloon Junior School, Perth Street, Kowloon. Tonight, 7pm-8pm. Tel 2711 1280. Higher ... '4Qtips' parent seminar. Speaker: Dr Wong Ping-man, HKIEd. Govt Secondary School, 70 Hoi Pa Street, Tsuen Wan. Today, 6.30pm-8.30pm. In Cantonese. Tel 2948 6051/6061. WiMAX traction ...




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