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  1. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 540 Accreditation: IB World School, Council of International Schools Association membership: English Schools Foundation, Southern China PYP Network Year ... enquiries@bs.esf.edu.hk Website: www.bradbury.edu.hk Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 720 Accreditation: IB World School Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1980 Curriculum: IB ...

  2. ESF seeks to limit fallout from audit report

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Chairwoman contacts parents to exercise damage control and allay fears over commission's criticism The chairwoman of the English Schools Foundation has sought ... an audit of foundation and school management finances, and co-operated fully with their work.' Professor Lieh Mak said that the ESF could not comment on the report's contents because ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF to end admission priority for non-Chinese speakers

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... priority for non-Chinese speakers The English Schools Foundation announced on Monday it will be ending its admissions priority for children who do not speak Chinese. The move is likely to increase the competition for expatriate children seeking to enrol at its primary schools. And it comes at a time when the ESF is seeking to secure official funding for its English-medium schools from a government ...

  4. ESF breathes a sigh of relief at shallower cuts

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Subsidy trimmed by 3.12pc rather than 10pc earlier proposed by government, which would have amounted to $28m The government is cutting its English Schools Foundation subsidy by a further 3.127 per cent in the next financial year- slicing nearly $9 million off the foundation's budget. ESF leaders have pledged to manage without reducing school budgets or staff salaries ...

  5. Audit report: the ESF in crisis

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

    ... Questions about its future remain unanswered as the subvention hangs in the balance after this week's damning criticism, writes Katherine Forestier THE FUTURE OF THE English Schools ... objective that the foundation should become self-financing. A government review in 1999 recommended a phased withdrawal from 2001, to be completed by 2006-2007 for primary schools and 2007-2008 ...

  6. 'Spoilt' ESF teachers seek image makeover

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Teachers at the English Schools Foundation have hired a public relations firm to boost their image because they are worried about being branded money-grabbing expatriates. ... If you want an excellent international school with native English speakers, then you have to attract them,' he said. 'Otherwise you are not going to get them, and you'll get ...

  7. Foundation chief to extend contract

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Heather Du Quesnay will continue to lead the English Schools Foundation until the end of the 2010-11 academic year after being offered a second three-year contract as chief ... the opportunity to continue the work I have started,' Ms Du Quesnay said. She said in the next few months the foundation's new model of governance would be passed by the Legislative Council. ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Colonial attitude towards education

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... love my children to attend an English Schools Foundation school or any international school but the fact is, that is a privilege of the "moneyed elite" as Ms Chapman described, ... Foreigners' whining about education smacks of colonialism I refer to the letter from Amanda Chapman, chairperson of the Native English Speaking Teachers' Association (Nesta) ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - NARCOTICS

    Drug dealers selling more to ESF school students in Hong Kong: police

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... those at English School Foundation (ESF) schools. The trend has been growing over the last six months, police say, with three drug peddlers arrested. A police source says the sale of cannabis is a lucrative trade for dealers and a way to make "easy money" but investigators do not suspect it is organised by triad gangs. "From our investigations, it's clear that ESF schools ...

  10. Students' creative works are published

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Twenty-three students from the English Schools Foundation have put together a book of articles, creative writing, poems and artwork to help promote family literacy. ... writes in the book. Through the writing process, students can express their opinions on issues they care about. Deep Vaze, from Island School, and host of the launch party, said he was glad ...




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