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  1. Guide to International Schools in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:53pm by HEATHER MCKENZIE

    ... Heather McKenzie Primary schools in Hong Kong fall into one of three categories: free government schools for all children and taught in Cantonese and English, government subsidized English Schools Foundation (ESF) programs in English for students who cannot speak Chinese, and the more elite and competitive international schools with a high price tag and a lengthy waiting list. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1564219/guide-international-schools-hong-kong
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF, St Paul's score in International Baccalaureate exams

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by BRIAN YAP, MICHELLE TOH

    ... Brian Yap and Michelle Toh ESF produces eight top scorers in IB exams The English Schools Foundation has recorded eight top scorers in the International Baccalaureate Diploma- its ... said. Twelve from the ESF attained the perfect score two years ago. "We are most proud of the IB students who have found the diploma tough but have stuck with it and at the end have come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549170/esf-st-pauls-score-international-baccalaureate-exams
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    End of ESF as the affordable choice for Hong Kong's middle class

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 01:42pm by Kent Ewing

    ... Kent Ewing Kent Ewing says lack of government vision hastens its return to elite roots ESF transformation a loss for Hong Kong's middle class Ever since British gunboats took ... For years, the ESF provided a high-quality education not just to a revolving door of wealthy expats but also to a Chinese middle class. Unfortunately, the ESF is a paradox with which the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1533914/end-esf-affordable-choice-hong-kongs-middle-class
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF set to charge parents of new pupils up to HK$38,000

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:16pm by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com One-off, non-refundable fee is introduced following loss of government subsidy, angering parents who say ESF failed to plan ahead Parents hit out at HK$38,000 ESF charge The English Schools Foundation is under fire from parents after revealing plans to impose a non- refundable one-off charge of up to HK$38,000 on new students from next year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525960/esf-set-charge-parents-new-pupils-hk38000-levy
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... ESF unveils new finance scheme English Schools Foundation chairman Carlson Tong Ka-shing, CEO Belinda Greer and chief ... of the government's HK$283 million annual subsidy over a 13-year period starting in 2016. The ESF was initially opposed to ending the subsidy, but finally accepted it as the best deal possible.   July 1 march ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1525492/talking-points
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong government should redirect ESF subsidy to 'ethnic-minority' schools

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:28am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Give ESF subsidy to 'minority' schools I am not one for political correctness. But we should stop labelling non-Chinese students born in Hong Kong ... to families international and ESF schools. The migration has caused much social discontent and resource mismatch and dislocation. There are also accusations that to get a good education in Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1520124/hong-kong-government-should-redirect-esf-subsidy-ethnic
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ethnic minority children stereotyped and belittled in Hong Kong schools, say parents

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:32pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... as they had been taught in a particular way. Soto sees a need for the kind of multicultural approach used in ESF and international schools in non-elite local schools. And that means recruiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519659/ethnic-minority-children-being-stereotyped-and-belittled-local
  8. 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 of the government subsidy fees will go up. Even with the subsidy fees were going up. I don't agree with a non-refundable building levy though. Just include all money required in the monthly fees, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1519413/whats-being-said-scmpcom
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    English Schools Foundation happy to let market forces dictate

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com ESF happy to let market forces dictate A while ago, I asked a permanent secretary for education why the government should phase out funding for ESF schools when ... mandate not only to continue funding the ESF but to double down on it. But no, the senior official said, putting me in my place. "When you decide to leave the local school system," she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1517425/english-schools-foundation-happy-let-market-forces-dictate
  10. 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

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Three out of seven elected governors resign over plans to raise money from parents as government subsidy is phased out Parents quit ESF board in cash row ... parents, who were not told about such expenses when applying for a place, should not be expected to pay for buildings for the future simply because the ESF and government neglected to ask ...

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

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