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  1. Where instructors teach and learn at the same time

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Primary school teachers English Schools Foundation (ESF) Primary school teachers who can open up a world of opportunities for children, are flexible and enjoy the challenge of fully developing their potential will fit in well with ESF's requirements. The school is hiring 22 primary school teachers for the 2012 academic year starting in August, ...

  2. Teachers must set a good example

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Parents with the English Schools Foundation often complain about rising school fees. But they rarely raise issues about its teachers. As a school brand for quality education, the ESF's reputation is impeccable- and well-deserved. This is why despite school fees that now rival some international schools, ESF schools remain much sought after. The foundation's hard-won ...

  3. ESF teachers to end industrial action and accept pay cut

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Members are unhappy but agree to 4.4pc reduction as a goodwill gesture English Schools Foundation teachers have voted to end their industrial action, which has seen them boycott extra-curricular activities for nearly three months. The Association of Professional Teachers of ESF Schools announced yesterday it would accept a 4.42 per cent pay cut after ...

  4. ESF 'could pay less and hire the best'

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation could lower its starting salaries to as little as $18,750 a month and still recruit 'the finest' international teachers, the founder of another international school has claimed. Ben Frankel, chairman of Hong Kong Academy Primary School, which charges fees of $83,250 a year, said he paid that much to teachers with up ...

  5. School administrators must face facts over declining English

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

    ... Alex Woo ('Mixed code is not the problem', February 11) correctly identified a significant factor in the decline of English standards by pointing out that the problem is not mixed-code teaching, but elsewhere, in that our students do not have a firm foundation of English. I will add some reasons to help clarify why that foundation is so weak. Like the swimmer who drowns ...

  6. Mum takes dim view of teachers

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry It's usually students who find themselves in hot water when they get up to mischief outside school gates and have the rotten luck to get spotted by a teacher. But a group of English Schools Foundation (ESF) teachers ended up in a spot of bother themselves when the mother of a West Island School pupil caught them larking around on the way to work on the Discovery Bay ...

  7. ESF teachers to stage after-school rally over pay cuts

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Hundreds of English Schools Foundation teachers are expected to join a protest today against pay and benefits cuts of up to 10 per cent. The Association of Professional Teachers of ESF Schools is expecting up to 800 to rally outside the foundation's Wan Chai headquarters at the end of the school day. Julian Harniess, the association's chairman, said: ...

  8. Mailbag

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ESF pay dispute leaves angry parent out of the loop on decisions As a parent, I am dismayed at the handling of the pay dispute with English Schools Foundation (ESF) teachers. Parents, ... school, force their own kids to suffer again and their teachers as well. The parents worship pass grades and certificates. Most Chinese with relatively good English communication skills have ...

  9. Mailbag

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Van der Kamp is wrong about ESF teachers'approach to pay cut Jake van der Kamp, observing English Schools Foundation (ESF) staff from a distance (South China Morning Post, December ... in the process of making decisions, rather than have those decisions imposed upon them. TIM HOFFMAN, Chairman, Island School Local teachers can't replace a NET I read with shock the report ...

  10. ESF teachers plan protest against cuts in salary

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Hundreds of English Schools Foundation teachers will stage a protest against pay cuts of up to 10 per cent. More than 200 teachers attended a meeting with management at South Island School last night, the first of five consultation meetings to be held in ESF schools this week. They left vowing to fight the cuts. Julian Harniess, chairman of the Association ...




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