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  1. Who offers what and where- Special needs schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of students: 60 Accreditation: Asdan programme Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1985 Curriculum: Individualised programmes to foster students' learning ... Association membership: Autism Children Foundation Year founded: 2008 Curriculum: Literacy, numeracy, science, personal, social and health education, studies, educational visits Medium: English ...

  2. Stress test

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the English Schools Foundation, too, have seen their fees rise to levels comparable to some international schools. These schools serve primarily to benefit our city's non-Chinese-speaking ... Kelly Yang It's the start of a new school year and as the excited, the scared and the indifferent all climb back on the school bus, I wonder if this is the year our city will fix our ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... assigns projects to cronies, and sets its own priorities without listening to the public. William Meacham, Happy Valley Is the increase in ESF fees reasonable? I am surprised the English Schools Foundation will raise fees again this year (primary school 5.4 per cent, secondary 2.9 per cent), after it already raised fees substantially last September (primary 8.9 per cent, secondary 5.1 per ...

  4. 25pc of Primary Three fail English test

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... the basic competency level in English in the first comprehensive test carried out across Hong Kong. A total of 75,000 students in 724 schools were tested in mathematics, Chinese and English. Results ... Authority in July, was launched to help schools identify areas for improvement. Students were tested on their writing, reading, listening and speaking skills in both English and Chinese. The maths ...

  5. Wider choice for minorities

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Victoria Button

    ... 'It's an uphill battle and few children persist to the end of primary school,' he said, but added multicultural education should be encouraged. He said the English Schools Foundation ... children find it hard to cope in the Chinese-language environment, even in English-medium schools. And schools offering discretionary places are often reluctant to give them to children without ...

  6. DSS schools help fill gap

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... places has made Hong Kong a less-preferred destination for relocating expatriates. Last year, almost 5,000 children were on the waiting list for English Schools Foundation primary schools ... Dennis Chong The fierce competition for international school places in Hong Kong has made world headlines, but there are more places than people think for students from various ethnic ...

  7. International Through Schools

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Association membership: IB World School; Council of International Schools Year founded: 2003 Curriculum: Foundation Year to G5: six-year primary Putonghua and English immersion programme; integrative ... HK$78,900. R1 (long day): HK$157,500. R2 to Grade 5: HK$157,500. G6 to G8: HK$163,000. G9 to G12: HK$180,000 INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS FOUNDATION ACADEMY (PIS) 1 Kong Sin Wan Road, Pok Fu Lam Tel: 2202 ...

  8. Special Needs Schools

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

    ... English Schools Foundation; Year founded: 1975; Curriculum: Primary Years Programme. The Jockey Club Sarah Roe School is currently designated as an International Baccalaureate (IB) candidate ... in inclusive classes within The Harbour School; Medium: English; Special programmes: Inclusive special education in The Harbour School. Number of teachers: 10; Average class size: one-to-one ...

  9. Donations avert school's closure

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... was worried or sad. Yet, fortunately, we can still be here today.' The school received a donation of HK$100,000 yesterday from the Emperor Group to cover the cost of employing two more English ... said. 'This year, our students will have English classes with native-speaking teachers, who are sponsored by an education foundation. 'At the same time, we will also offer classes ...

  10. Now teaching in English must be done correctly

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

    ... have seized the opportunity to teach wholly or partly in English from September. The government is thus falling into step with parents' demands, with the support of schools and teachers. ... The new language regime will be similar to that which existed before 1998, when many schools taught in English, though a lot of students and teachers had difficulties mastering it. As a result, ...




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