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  1. ESF is crucial to HK's future, chief says

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Mimi Lau, Steve Cray

    ... for the future of its subvention, claiming it would be 'political suicide' to take the funding away overnight. Heather Du Quesnay spoke out ahead of the first meeting of the ESF ... to abolish itself after it was found to be too large for effective decision making in the ESF's damning 2004 audit report. The Audit Commission also called for a review of the subvention ...

  2. Fight still on for DB residents' places

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Steve Cray

    ... Liz Heron and Steve Cray District councillor Amy Yung Wing-sheung has vowed to press on with her battle to secure more places for Discovery Bay residents in the enclave's new ESF ... to Hong Kong at a very young age. Why do we have to subsidise a commercial enterprise which benefits people outside Discovery Bay?' But ESF chief executive Heather Du Quesnay said the ESF ...

  3. IB options, but no U-turn

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Steve Cray

    ... to A-levels. ESF chief executive Heather Du Quesnay was speaking in the wake of parents' criticisms that the IB was not suitable for all pupils and there was a lack of academic options. One parent said she had no choice but to pull her daughter out of the ESF and take her to Britain so she could study A-levels. 'I don't want to split our family up, but she won't be able ...



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