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  1. Talkback

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... assigns projects to cronies, and sets its own priorities without listening to the public. William Meacham, Happy Valley Is the increase in ESF fees reasonable? I am surprised the English Schools ... cent). Has it consulted parents beforehand? The ESF's explanation is just not convincing, without it presenting any budget figures. The reason 'to improve education quality' ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Feb 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the top three members of the ESF have resigned over the Mike Haynes controversy. After all the furore, I don't think Mr Haynes would have been a good choice for chief executive, but the other resignations are too drastic. After doing so much for the ESF, the integrity and work of these three is beyond question. For the good of the ESF, these resignations must not be accepted. The remaining ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is perfectly reasonable. If this is done, we can go forward and look forward to a better future. Annelise Connell, Stanley Standing up for ESF system I was irritated by Pierce Lam's comments ('We need school system that is fair for all', November 7) regarding the English Schools Foundation (ESF). I was one of the victims of the local education system. It is exam driven ...

  4. Stress test

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... families can continue living in Hong Kong without ESF schools? I'm worried that, in the near future, Hong Kong may lose its edge in attracting key global talent because of education. ...

  5. DSS schools help fill gap

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with a further 1,200 for ESF secondary schools. 'There have been calls for increasing the number of international school places,' Chen said. 'We can help the government maintain Hong Kong ...

  6. Who offers what and where- Special needs schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Autism Children Foundation JOCKEY CLUB SARAH ROE SCHOOL 2B Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin Tel: 2761 9893 E-mail: office@jcsrs.esf.edu.hk Website: www.jcsrs.edu.hk Year groups: 5-19 Number ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Will the reforms improve management of the ESF? I found it interesting that at the Public Accounts Committee hearing on Friday it was mentioned that Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li Kwok-cheung and permanent secretary Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun both have children who studied at ESF schools. It rather spoils the image of 'fat cat expats' that is so popular. ...

  8. Around town

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bowman's Child in Nature and Todd McNeal's Songs of the Sea and Sky. Sept 18, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2317 0681 ESF Orchestra & Choir Concert ...

  9. The List

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, 7.30pm-9pm. e-mail sharonlu@hku.hk; www.hku.hk/music/concerts ESF Primary Choir Concert: Queen Elizabeth Stadium Arena. Thursday, 7pm. Adult $120, others $80. Ticketing: tel 2734 9009/2111 5999; www.esf.edu.hk Sun Double Beauty II: Qing Dynasty Couplets from the Lechangzai Xuan Collection, CUHK Art Museum/Dept of Fine Arts. West Wing Exhibition Gallery. Until May 13. Tel 2609 ...

  10. Wider choice for minorities

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Victoria Button

    ... and local systems produced some talented students, with local schools particularly strong on maths and science and the ESF putting a greater emphasis on creativity and independence. Professor Bray sent his sons, whose mother tongue is Chinese, to a local school until the end of Primary Five, then switched to the ESF. The traditional 'sit down, be quiet and learn' approach ...




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