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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saturday's front page report 'ESF to impose HK$25,000 building levy' stated that ESF's chief executive Heather Du Quesnay said the levy would generate HK$300 million a year towards a building programme to replace ageing schools. In fact, she said it would generate HK$300 million, without specifying a time period. The ESF has explained that it will take seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699905/corrections-clarifications
  2. ESF needs a new deal if it is to flourish for next 40 years

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alex Lo's column ('Needs versus wants', December 10) sets out cogently the issues facing the ESF board, but there are one or two points that need to be clarified. First, and most important, the English Schools Foundation has not lost sight of its mission to provide affordable English-medium education to children able to benefit from it. From the start the ESF has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700963/esf-needs-new-deal-if-it-flourish-next-40-years
  3. Needs versus wants

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... issues that confront the ESF today. Undoubtedly, the ESF is a jewel in the city's education sector; it is a crucial asset of our internationalised economy. But the city has changed dramatically since the handover, and the ESF's mandate, long understood to cater to the educational needs of expatriate and British colonial families, has fundamentally transformed. Today's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700840/needs-versus-wants
  4. ESF works to consolidate position

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... to a provider of international education leading to a global range of pathways for the children of Hong Kong's diverse English-speaking community. ESF schools traditionally offered an up-to-date, liberal education based on the national curriculum of England and Wales- and GCSEs and IGCSEs programmes are still offered in Years 10 and 11. But all the ESF's nine primary schools now offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683446/esf-works-consolidate-position
  5. New centre to open for special-needs pupils

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... September for 24 students in three classrooms with additional support areas and resources. Its start-up and operating cost is HK$17.3 million, funded by the Education Bureau and ESF. Currently, there are 77 learning support places across the ESF's primary schools and 28 in the secondary sector. Another 60 places for students with moderate to severe needs are offered at the Jockey Club ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673289/new-centre-open-special-needs-pupils
  6. ESF bid for deal to rebuild 14 schools

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... within three years. It also spells out ESF goals for the next 10 years, which include adopting a funding strategy for capital projects that would draw on the ESF's operating surplus, ... negotiations over the future of its government subvention, which had been suspended while the ESF's governing board was reformed and had not yet restarted. The ESF would use its operating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699949/esf-bid-deal-rebuild-14-schools
  7. ESF to impose HK$25,000 building levy

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Liz Heron

    ... must be sold on and have drawn criticism for allowing queue-jumping and soaring second-hand prices. Annual fees for ESF pupils are HK$89,250 at secondary schools and HK$58,100 at primary ... will also have to pay. The levy is refundable in full, with no interest, when a child leaves school. All children now attending ESF primary schools will have to pay the levy when they transfer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699600/esf-impose-hk25000-building-levy
  8. ESF to impose HK$25,000 building levy

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Liz Heron

    ... must be sold on and have drawn criticism for allowing queue-jumping and soaring second-hand prices. Annual fees for ESF pupils are HK$89,250 at secondary schools and HK$58,100 at primary ... will also have to pay. The levy is refundable in full, with no interest, when a child leaves school. All children now attending ESF primary schools will have to pay the levy when they transfer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699645/esf-impose-hk25000-building-levy
  9. ESF to create more kindergarten places as demand soars

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... of places at its kindergartens from 1,200 to 2,000 after a big increase in applications this year. The ESF's head of marketing and communications, Peter Craughwell, said this might take three to five years if venues were available and they could recruit enough teachers. Applications for next year ended two weeks ago and the ESF had received 1,769 applications for places in Year One- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695508/esf-create-more-kindergarten-places-demand-soars
  10. Time for the ESF to clarify its teaching mission

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is that not every family who needs to send its children to such schools can afford to. But through increasingly high fees and a self-selecting process, families of ESF students generally tend to be affluent. The new levy will further discriminate against poorer families. ESF chief executive Heather Du Quesnay puts it bluntly: 'If people are going to be able to send their children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699711/time-esf-clarify-its-teaching-mission

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