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  1. ESF chairman to push government for subsidy hike

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau Carlson Tong Ka-shing says his priority as the new chairman of the English Schools Foundation (ESF) is to negotiate with the government for extra funding and for more school places to serve the city's high demand for teaching in English. T ...

  2. Fees go up but parents say hikes 'affordable'

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and foreign business leaders have said. The Education Bureau last week approved fee hikes at 23 international schools and 41 private schools, granting every application that was lodged this year, ... in the Good Schools Guide, which lists 41 international schools in Hong Kong, found nine top schools were planning a fee hike. Increases ranged from 9 per cent for Canadian International to 3.5 per ...

  3. Charitable pupils get hiking boots on

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Caveman suits and military uniforms were just a couple of the funky outfits paraded by 229 international school students as they trekked around Hong Kong Island to raise money for autistic children. With the option to trek the full 50km or just 2 ...

  4. Rent hike forces out kindergarten

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey The International Montessori School is to relocate its kindergarten from Wan Chai to Ap Lei Chau this September after a hefty rent increase. Its elementary section, which relocated to an abandoned primary school campus on Morrison Hill after ...

  5. Go hiking and help poor children

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The Sowers Action group will add to the HK$14 million already raised for underprivileged children in remote areas of China when it hosts the Challenging 12 Hours 2006 race next month. Families, friends, schools and organisations are invited to take part in the annual 42-kilometre and 10km hikes which aim to raise money for poor children's education. ...

  6. Charity hike helps promote teamwork

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI A group of students from Tai Po will challenge themselves and put their team spirit to the test in tomorrow's Green Power Hike. The 50km course along Hong Kong Trail runs from The Peak to Big Wave Bay. It will be a tough one for the students as some of them have not done any serious hiking before. The students, who attend the same tutorial centre in Tai Po, ...

  7. Shock at $300k HKIS debentures hike

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Lutheran school plans to buy back existing contracts, raise price to $500k and downgrade entitlements Hong Kong International School has stunned multinational corporations by unveiling sweeping changes in its debentures policy. In a letter to al ...

  8. Modern schooling can be a pain in the back

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch A rise in the number of students suffering back pain has prompted the Hong Kong Chiropractors Association to launch a campaign to educate children about how they can avoid back problems later in life. Dr Jeffrey Shurr, spokesman for the associat ...

  9. Dancers' record bid

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More than 1,000 kindergarten pupils came together in Sha Tin in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for mass dancing. They were taking part in the launch ceremony for RTHK's new educational TV programme, Pre-school Learn to Fly. ...

  10. Lighten Up

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... YOU MAY HAVE been very busy preparing for the new school year. Many students would like to have a new school bag. We love to look smart, of course, however, when you shop around a new bag, don't just focus on its appearance. The material is also impo ...




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