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  1. ESF pupils come up with the Baccalaureate goods

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Schools Foundation (ESF) students continued to achieve strong results this year, with the number of students achieving full marks increasing to nine from four last year. Local direct-subsidy ... pupil with the top score. 'We are proud of the hard work we've put in,' said Deep Vaze, the only student from the ESF Island School to earn a perfect score. Vaze credited his ...

  2. ESF prodigies ace tough exam

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the world. 'I can't tell you how difficult it is to achieve that kind of result,' Heather Du Quesnay, ESF's chief executive, told students. Of 763 students at the ESF this year, ... marks last year, including two ESF students. The four students who achieved full marks this year were Angela Wu and Dorothy Yang from King George V School, Myron Lam from Island School ...

  3. ESF candidates raise the standard for IB exams

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... programme widely considered one of the toughest in the world. 'I can't tell you how difficult it is to achieve that kind of result,' Heather Du Quesnay, ESF chief executive told students and their families. 'Congratulations to you all.' Three years after switching to the IB diploma the ESF has seen a steady increase in students obtaining the certification, ...

  4. Opportunities abound at new ESF school

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... to a projected 1,400 students, more leadership and management positions would open up, said Mr Beach. He felt that ESF's reputation as a world-class educational provider would also aid teachers ...

  5. Move to IB helps ESF to extend its international reach

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with as many as 12,000 students. Its schools are arguably among the best. The ESF has undergone many reforms over the past three years following criticism by the government and director of audit of its ... and management structures, this year. ESF schools include 10 primaries, five secondaries and the Jockey Club Sarah Roe Centre special school that are subsidised by the government. Its non-profit company ...

  6. Schools look west for the answers

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

    ... Foundation (ESF) schools from next month. 'The A-levels require constant examination practices restricted to three to four subjects. IB has the same vigour which the A-levels provide while encouraging students to develop a broader range of skills and interests,' said Chris Forse, ESF's head of parent and student services. 'Moreover, the philosophy and context of the IB ...

  7. Local, private, international? Puzzling over the options

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... programmes, which a number of schools are switching to, including ESF schools. The major national schools, such as the Canadian International and Australian International (now also IB schools) were ... will review this funding once the ESF has completed major governance reform, with its ordinance due to be amended in the Legislative Council later this year. The government has no plans to allow ...

  8. talk back

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the school community when their argument is with the ESF? Such action is not professional; it is childish. Ms Holgate writes as a parent, though I suspect she is also a teacher, and would do well ... for their child. Name and address supplied I have followed with interest the discussion about ESF school teachers' reluctance to switch to the International Baccalaureate (IB). As a product of the IB, ...

  9. It's crucial to stay informed

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... schools- as well as all ESF secondaries- have adopted the International Baccalaureate Diploma. We ask the experts how the new Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education and the IB Diploma are likely ...

  10. Comparing routes to university

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and the English Schools Foundation (ESF) and several other international schools switching to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. Several Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) schools, including St ... prides itself on its rigour, combining breadth and depth in academic study, and is generally accepted to be suitable for more academically able students. The ESF has recognised this by offering ...




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