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  1. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ESF preschools New students at ESF schools will be charged a one-off, refundable capital levy of HK$25,000. For children with two or more siblings already in ESF schools, the levy will be HK$10,000. ESF ABACUS INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN Mang Kung Uk Road, Clearwater Bay Tel: 2719 5712 E-mail: kinder@abacus.esf.org.hk Website: www.esf.org.hk/esf_kindergarten/ Year groups: K1-2 Number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004892/who-offers-what-and-where-esf-preschools-esf-primary-schools-esf-secondary-schools
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF to end admission priority for non-Chinese speakers

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Foundation changes tack on admissions policy, with the move likely to increase the competition for primary places among expatriate children ESF ends ... the competition for expatriate children seeking to enrol at its primary schools. And it comes at a time when the ESF is seeking to secure official funding for its English-medium schools from a government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143420/esf-end-priority-non-chinese-speakers
  3. Comment - Letters

    Why ESF subsidy being phased out

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... ESF no different from other international schools in Hong Kong I refer to the report ("ESF must provide local curriculum, Eddie Ng says", November 1) and your editorial ("Subsidise and reform the ESF", November 10). While schools operating under the English Schools Foundation are required to operate in compliance with the relevant ordinances and regulations, we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1085665/why-esf-subsidy-being-phased-out
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    English Schools Foundation deserves a grand bargain on funding

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE ESF deserves grand bargain on funding The English Schools Foundation has asked parents to lobby Legco election candidates to back an increase in government financial support after years of a funding freeze. They have a strong case. It's time to integrate ESF schools into the Direct Subsidy Scheme, thereby making them part of the local system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1023846/english-schools-foundation-deserves-grand-bargain-funding
  5. No easy options for the ESF dilemma

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Negotiations between the government and the English Schools Foundation are going nowhere. The government wants to let go of the ESF, if not now then eventually. The ESF, however, wants to stay with increased public funding. Either outcome is acceptable. In the first case, ESF institutions would become fully-fledged independent international schools. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985952/no-easy-options-esf-dilemma
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF chief Heather Du Quesnay to retire with no solution to subsidy row

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... HK$284 million-a-year subsidy. An ESF spokeswoman confirmed Du Quesnay would leave after her contract ends in August. The spokeswoman stressed it had nothing to do with parents' ... it will phase out the subsidy, or subvention, to the ESF, which has been in place since the ESF was established by the government in 1967. Parents have criticised ESF's management for failing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080271/esf-chief-heather-du-quesnay-retire-no-solution-subsidy-row
  7. ESF must justify discrimination against Cantonese speakers

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

    ... The headline of Fiona Bishop's letter ('Majority of ESF students are local', April 4) raises the question about what percentage of ESF's so-called 'local' ... of the ESF's intake) been offered the ESF's subsidised places at the expense of local Cantonese speakers? Ms Bishop's observation, that 'there is a higher ratio of Asian to western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/633271/esf-must-justify-discrimination-against-cantonese-speakers
  8. 'No immediate plans' to cut ESF's subsidy

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chen Wei-on gave an assurance that any decision on ESF would not be carried out hastily. 'We have no plan to immediately cancel ESF funding at this stage,' Chen told legislators at a Legco meeting to discuss the ESF. His promise came days after the government submitted a paper to the lawmakers, suggesting a gradual shift in the ESF's funding towards 'eventual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973245/no-immediate-plans-cut-esfs-subsidy
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Local' ESF more at home in international system

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Craughwell

    ... Peter Craughwell Peter Craughwell says the ESF should have lobbied to be part of the Direct Subsidy Scheme for local schools but has instead chosen to behave more like its well-heeled ... Schools Foundation. For many parents who aspire to send their children to ESF schools, this is worrying news. For those with an intense dislike of the organisation, Christmas seems to have come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1083188/local-esf-more-home-international-system
  10. Where instructors teach and learn at the same time

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Primary school teachers English Schools Foundation (ESF) Primary school teachers who can open up a world of opportunities for children, are flexible and enjoy the challenge of fully developing their potential will fit in well with ESF's requirements. The school is hiring 22 primary school teachers for the 2012 academic year starting in August, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990669/where-instructors-teach-and-learn-same-time

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