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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    English Schools Foundation deserves a grand bargain on funding

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE ESF deserves grand bargain on funding The English Schools Foundation has asked parents to lobby Legco election candidates to back an increase in government financial support after years of a funding freeze. They have a strong case. It's time to integrate ESF schools into the Direct Subsidy Scheme, thereby making them part of the local system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1023846/english-schools-foundation-deserves-grand-bargain-funding
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Three governors quit ESF board over soaring school fees as subsidy is axed

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Three of seven elected parent representatives have resigned from the English Schools Foundation's board of governors over plans to raise capital from parents and frustration that they did ... for new pupils when the government begins phasing out the foundation's annual HK$283 million subsidy in 2016. The three quit in March and last month. One, Simon Osborne, said today's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516660/parents-quit-esf-board-over-plans-raise-cash-government-subsidy-goes
  3. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... On report, "Three governors quit ESF board over soaring school fees as subsidy is axed", May 21: HK-Explorer- I believe every parent is aware that with the cutting ... keeps parents' options open to change schools if they wish. dynamco- Every child born in Hong Kong should receive the same yearly subsidy no matter where they use it. Dao-Phooy- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1519413/whats-being-said-scmpcom
  4. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 540 Accreditation: IBO World School, CIS Accreditation Association membership: English Schools Foundation, Southern China PYP Network, IBO, CIS Year founded: 1967 Curriculum: Aligned to PYP ... with more specific learning needs Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Beacon Hill School caters for children of all abilities and children with more specific special needs. Students whose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971799/english-schools-foundation
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF boss hoping to build bridges with the local education sector

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... The English Schools Foundation's chief executive Belinda Greer says she hopes her group can bring new ideas developed overseas to the education sector in Hong Kong, and develop partnerships ... parents choose ESF schools not only because they provide education in English, but also because they want their children to have "a different educational experience from the one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466514/esf-boss-hoping-build-bridges-local-education-sector
  6. English Schools Foundation

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

    ... Kong Government) (1967); English Schools Foundation (Ordinance) (1980); Department of Children, Schools and Families (UK) (2001); Durham University (INCAS/PIPS) (2003); International ... Accreditation: International Baccalaureate- Primary Years Programme (PYP) Authorised Status, Council of International Schools- Candidate Status; Association membership: English Schools Foundation; Year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716869/english-schools-foundation
  7. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARIES Beacon Hill School Kowloon Tong 23 Ede Rd, Kowloon Tong Tel 2336 5221 bhs@bhs.esf.edu.hk www.beaconhill.edu.hk Founded: 1967 Founding school of ESF, catering for 540 students. The school's curriculum is inquiry-centred based on Primary Years Programme. Well-resourced, with strong ICT provision in all classrooms. Expressive arts programme that allows children to excel in art, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683445/english-schools-foundation
  8. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARY SCHOOLS Bauhinia School Kwai Chung Wah Yiu Rd, Lai Yiu Estate, Kwai Chung Tel: 2624 4110 admiss@bauhinia.edu.hk www.bauhinia.edu.hk Founded: 2002 The youngest ESF primary, located ... children and parents. Pioneering use of synthetic phonics in ESF. Comprehensive selection of lunch-time extra-curricular activities. Bauhinia will close when the ESF's new PIS school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515697/english-schools-foundation
  9. Why hound the English Schools Foundation?

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Would the government please explain why it is apparently hounding the English Schools Foundation? If the government wants Hong Kong to be 'Asia's World City', it will have to offer Asia's world language, which is English. Hong Kong has offered that for some time and the ESF system is the major provider of English language education in Hong Kong. Jeopardise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486145/why-hound-english-schools-foundation
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Overpricing English-medium schools could hurt Hong Kong's future, say critics

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... a construction loan to the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the Lantau-based college has announced plans to increase fees by 53 per cent over the next five years, taking them above HK$130,000 per year ... Linda Yeung Iinda.yeung@scmp.com The loss of government subsidy will make schools teaching in English too costly for many professionals, who will take their talents elsewhere A very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1292188/overpricing-english-medium-schools-could-hurt-citys

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