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  1. Police to investigate kicking of boy's head

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at King George V School last Saturday. The English Schools Foundation said it appeared to be an unfortunate accident. Poon said he had three reasons for filing the report: to get an explanation ... from the other boy or his parents. After an investigation, the Hong Kong Development League and its organisers the Chelsea Soccer School ruled that both teams were in breach of their code ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Expats struggle to find school places: survey

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... grades, waiting lists are substantial.' InvestHK contacted all local international schools and the English Schools Foundation (ESF). Schools that used the curricula of certain countries- ... Will Clem An influx of expatriates has led to a shortage of places at international schools, a survey says. 'Most schools reported a strong increase in applications over the past few ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... Chinese families are often well versed in English and American culture. Chinese students usually are required to demonstrate English proficiency before attending US high schools. Frequently, ... classes in math, physics and chemistry. The school also provided English tutoring, said Wang Yingkun, a Haidian principal. Marcus Barnett, a Lake Shore graduate now studying engineering ...

  5. A top overseas education on your doorstep

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... bodies. The same is true of the English Schools Foundation, which was originally set up to educate the children of expatriates working with the government or British garrison. A small number ... in English, they also tend to have smaller classes, better facilities, superior teachers and a more interactive learning environment than other local schools. But there is bad news. They often ...

  6. Parents gain big role in ESF reform body

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Key posts, half the seats taken on reorganisation taskforce Parents have gained half the seats on a taskforce to spearhead sweeping reforms of the way the English Schools Foundation is governed. Their positions included the two key posts in the group. The 14-member taskforce is charged with drawing up a blueprint for a new governance structure for the ESF to replace ...

  7. ESF releases new admission criteria

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Children whose first language is English and who lack Cantonese to be given priority as 'demand outstrips supply' The English Schools Foundation ... state. Priority for interview for all students has been divided into three categories, with those who speak English as a second language and who qualify for admission to local schools ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... such as the need for more English-language instruction, and cultural ones, such as changing menus to reflect tastes. But it also raises complex societal questions that often fall to school systems ... with the government to end an investigation into discrimination against English-language learners. In May, police had to break up a fight between Hispanic and black students at a school in Streamwood, ...

  9. Mailbag

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ESF recruitment policy misses out on overseas educated Chinese While I applaud Heather Du Quesnay's attempts to put the English Schools Foundation house in order (Education Post, ... of overseas-born and raised Chinese and a native English speaker. I also speak Dutch and French, passable Cantonese and Hakka. I have been teaching for 19 years, six of those in international schools ...

  10. ESF left floundering after leadership jumps ship

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation was left rudderless and in shock last night after the loss of its top leaders. 'There is huge shock. We are in unchartered waters. ... and treasurer have also quit. There were no obvious contenders to replace them, said the source, a school council chairman. Acting chief executive John Bohan is confident the ESF can regenerate itself. ...




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