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  1. Foundation solid but the fittings shake a bit

    Posted Dec 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Schools Foundation has gone into self-destruct mode. A story of another primary principal leaving under disputed circumstances with stories of hush money to boot is followed by an anonymous letter ... the excellence and commitment and to communicate this effectively. For our part, we teachers should try to understand that to best secure the future for the foundation, its schools and therefore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437999/foundation-solid-fittings-shake-bit
  2. Special Schools

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... programme Fees: HK$15,000/month per student. The rest is supported by Autism Children Foundation JOCKEY CLUB SARAH ROE SCHOOL 2b Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin Tel: 2761 9893 E-mail: office@jcsrs.esf.edu.hk Website: www.jcsrs.edu.hk Year groups taught: Age 5 to 19 Number of students: 60 Accreditation: Asdan programme Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1985 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971797/special-schools
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No justification for ESF debenture plan

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... this is not what the English Schools Foundation is doing with its whopping HK$500,000 debentures. The money from the ESF's "nomination rights scheme", whereby families with enough money can ... The ESF is not the only school selling priority admissions for runaway prices. Major international schools such as the Hong Kong International School, the Independent Schools Foundation Academy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1039985/no-justification-esf-debenture-plan
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents in Hong Kong struggling with rising cost of English-language education

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    .... And the government refuses to acknowledge there is a problem and so does nothing about it," she said. After the government's decision to phase out the English Schools Foundation's annual ... schools are pricing us out of city' After almost 20 years in Hong Kong, English teacher Amanda Chapman may soon be forced to leave the city because of difficulties in finding a suitable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493376/parents-hong-kong-struggle-rising-cost-english-language-education
  5. If English is so important, firms should move to Belfast or Glasgow

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that rather resembles the emperor's new clothes. He envisions these new clothes as being woven with the English language as their fabric and produced by the English Schools Foundation (ESF) ... pretensions to the name of Asia's world city are a joke if it needs two publicly funded systems of segregated English-medium schools, one for locals and one for native English speakers. Firms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973531/if-english-so-important-firms-should-move-belfast-or-glasgow
  6. Comment - Letters

    NETs are making a huge difference to students' confidence

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by LETTERS

    ... NETs deserve less because they teach children whose parents cannot afford English Schools Foundation or international school fees? NETs are highly qualified and experienced and give Hong Kong ... on how to best deploy NETs. This advice is mostly ignored for various reasons, unique to each school. In many schools, NETs teach English language classes and language arts as well as up to 12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1545174/nets-are-making-huge-difference-students-confidence
  7. ESF accusations

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Legco committee has condemned the 'inadequate' administration of the English Schools Foundation and accused the government of not monitoring the ESF properly. What do you think of its findings? Share your views: write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490293/esf-accusations
  8. Du Quesnay yet to meet schools chief

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Four months into her job, Heather Du Quesnay has yet to meet the man who holds the future funding of the English Schools Foundation in his hands. Ms Du Quesnay said she wrote to Secretary ... system. This was a pity, given the challenges Hong Kong faced in raising English standards and recruiting native English speaking teachers, and the role the ESF served for businesses. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504941/du-quesnay-yet-meet-schools-chief
  9. ESF members vote for radical changes

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Members of the English Schools Foundation voted last night to approve radical changes that will result in the demise of the body that has administered the ESF for three decades. Just 68 of the 137-member foundation attended a meeting at Bradbury School to approve the process of reforming the ESF's governance and management. Fifty-two voted for the reforms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/506527/esf-members-vote-radical-changes
  10. New ESF chief gets straight down to business

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation's long-awaited new chief took up her post this week, days before Legco's Public Accounts Committee is due to publish its report ... to monitor the ESF properly. She will also be working with a taskforce on the new governance and management structure of the foundation. 'There is a real sense of urgency on the part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489529/new-esf-chief-gets-straight-down-business

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