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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lok, Chai Wan Give subsidy on case by case basis Many letters have appeared in these columns on the English Schools Foundation (ESF) block subsidy. Two counterbalancing points seem to have ... regarding the letters that have been printed regarding the English Schools Foundation (ESF) subsidy. I am a taxpayer but I am not an ESF parent. What I would like to point out is that the most ...

  2. More schools join green letter crusade

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma A campaign of letters for cleaner air addressed to the chief executive by a group of primary school pupils has gathered momentum, with more schools joining in. But Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will not be in Hong Kong to accept their letters. Following the example of Beacon Hill School in Kowloon Tong, students from all sections of the English Schools Foundation (ESF) and other ...

  3. More heat on national education

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The government faces mounting pressure to scale back its controversial plan to introduce national education to all schools within two years. Many teachers have raised objections during the four-month public consultation which ends today. The plan to require all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong to include national education ...

  4. More children join cry for clean air

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... belong to the English Schools Foundation, but an organiser for the campaign said other schools were also being contacted to participate. The letters are to be delivered to Government House ... Raymond Ma Letter campaign spreads to nine other schools, but is the chief executive even reading them? A letter-writing campaign by 560 primary-school children in Kowloon Tong urging ...

  5. Hunger strike puts spotlight on acclaimed school

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lies.' He also questioned why the school was not willing to continue an English drills project that he had come up with that had shown promising results. 'I cannot allow anybody to take ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The former assistant principal of a well-known high school has gone on hunger strike, claiming it is not living up to its reputation. Paul Yip Kam-haw, who ...

  6. Officials backtrack on plan for auditorium under school ruins

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... reported earlier this week, worried conservation activists who said they would destroy the foundations of the Central School, built in 1862. Its relics lay buried until officials discovered them ... proposals from interested organisations on how to use the site. The future operator will have to allocate space to display the relics of the Central School. Patsy Cheng Man-wah, who leads ...

  7. Spirit of giving stronger than ever

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of RTHK's English programme service, said the appeal had outdone itself: 'The trust in the institution of RTHK and South China Morning Post that many donors felt made a big difference.' Melissa Moi, chief executive of the Children's Medical Foundation. thanked the donors yesterday on behalf of all the beneficiaries. 'Operation Santa Claus' monetary support ...

  8. Shakeup of schools a priority

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Polly Hui, Will Clem

    ... Six entry requirements found there were not enough places to take them, leaving them to hunt for other options or give up school entirely. 'At the moment, the level of participation ... It is so low that the government is taking drastic action to correct the situation, and Hong Kong's school system is on the brink of a major upheaval. Students entering Form One this September ...

  9. Gifts for all the needy

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by SCMP and RTHK. Over the years it has supported more than 100charities. Last year, it raised HK$13,372,928. From now until the end of December, schools and businesses will stage a series ... Association will carry out its Angel Tree 2011 campaign for children whose parents are in prison. OSC will sponsor Christmas gifts for the campaign. The Children's Heart Foundation will receive ...

  10. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a rematch on November 10. Carman Liang Shuk-ching The supervisor of the former Pegasus Philip Wong Kin Hang Christian School in eastern Kowloon was jailed for 15 months after being found guilty ... citizen's arrest for war crimes. The Hong Kong-based English teacher came within feet of Blair before two bodyguards intervened. Blair told the stunned audience he was 'used to all this'. ...




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