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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents in Hong Kong struggling with rising cost of English-language education

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com And local system makes few allowances for non-Chinese speakers, leaving children struggling to learn, comes warning from expatriates 'English ... HK$283 million subsidy takes effect in 2016, ESF schools will become more expensive for middle-class expatriate families who are not too well-off. "The government's argument ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493376/parents-hong-kong-struggle-rising-cost-english-language-education
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Squeeze on international-school locals

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... it would not help expatriate or returning emigrant families who belong to the middle or lower-middle class. He said that in return for granting these schools cheap land, the government should have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493766/squeeze-international-school-locals
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New international preschool finds pricey space to fill a gap

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... group Safari Kid opened its first Hong Kong branch in Pok Fu Lam in January. It aims to provide more places for expatriate children, whose parents find it increasingly difficult to secure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1461149/new-international-preschool-finds-pricey-space-fill-gap
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Should Hong Kong learn from Singapore in subsidising private preschools?

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 12:00pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... The Tai Tam school, which has about 180 nursery and kindergarten places, has recruited 30 pupils so far, most of them from expatriate families. Citing research that shows children's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450623/hong-kong-should-follow-singapore-subsidising-private-preschool-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Leung to boost subsidies for kindergarten

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the plan," he said. "How can the government fulfil its ambition to become an international education hub by ignoring the need for private university development?" Local and expatriate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1402537/leung-boost-subsidies-kindergarten
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU could get first expat vice-chancellor in more than a decade

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Johnny Tam and Jeffie lam Peter Mathieson earned praise from committee selecting new vice-chancellor and would be first expatriate to get job in over a decade British professor may get HKU post The University of Hong Kong may soon have its first expatriate vice-chancellor in a decade. Professor Peter William Mathieson- currently dean of medicine and dentistry at the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321583/hku-could-get-first-expat-vice-chancellor-more-decade
  7. 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
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    New school ties

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... An international school or English Schools Foundation (ESF) education is usually the default choice for expatriate families in Hong Kong. But this may not be the case for much longer. More progressive ... is undoubtedly the YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College in Tung Chung. When the school was set up 10 years ago expatriates made up just 10 per cent of the student body. Now they account for 70 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1226048/new-school-ties
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school gets ready to open its doors

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:52am by Johnny Tam

    ... also given the green light with the same conditions. It follows criticism about a lack of school places for expatriate children that was said to be harming the city's reputation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1333942/international-school-gets-ready-open-its-doors
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Journalism professor questions choice of Briton as HKU head

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... decides tomorrow whether to endorse the selection committee's recommendation. If accepted, Mathieson would become the first expatriate vice chancellor of the city's top university ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1323984/academic-questions-choice-hku-head

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