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  1. Preschool principal wanted

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... education in Asia wants to recruit a principal for its new kindergarten. The English Schools Foundation (ESF) operates 20 schools within Hong Kong. The ESF kindergarten's curriculum is structured on the National Curriculum of England and Wales and is also strongly influenced by the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Once the kindergarten is full, ...

  2. In a class of her own

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Keeva Mak is no stranger to music- she has been performing since kindergarten and she is ready for fame ...

  3. Kindergartens in 'crisis'

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau About 5,000 kindergarten teachers have signed a Professional Teachers' Union petition for an early review of the voucher scheme. Education lawmaker and union president Cheung Man-kwong said the petition aimed to make the government aware of the pressure kindergarten teachers were facing under the voucher scheme. 'The government said they would review ...

  4. Kindergarten teachers lied to get subsidies

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Pair pleads guilty to fraud Two women who ran a non-profit kindergarten in Tuen Mun admitted yesterday that they had received more than HK$500,000 in government subsidies while illegally reducing their teachers' salaries to keep the debt-ridden school going. The former supervisor of Agnes English Kindergarten, Li Shuk-han, and principal Eva Wong Yee-wah pleaded guilty ...

  5. Mother arrested after welts found on pair

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The Social Welfare Department was following up the case. The alleged abuse was discovered at 10am when the boy complained to teachers at the kindergarten in Ka Wing Street, Yau Tong, that he had ... the kindergarten complaint, arrived at the school as the girl and a teacher were waiting for a taxi to take her to United Christian Hospital. The girl met her younger brother at the hospital, where ...

  6. Poll finds big support for kindergarten voucher scheme

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But and Ng Kang-chung The controversial education voucher scheme aimed at subsidising early-childhood schooling appears to have won wide support from kindergartens and parents after ... education fully in the long run. The survey, conducted last October and November, polled 380 kindergarten headmasters, teachers and parents. Launched in the current school year, the scheme entitles ...

  7. Back to basics for kindergarten choice

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... affordable kindergarten for their child, parents will have to do their research. There are nearly 1,000, of which about 65 cater to non-locals. All kindergartens in the city are privately operated and most follow a play-based approach to promote a balanced development. But they can still vary widely in terms of class sizes, curriculum and fees. Hong Kong Kindergarten Association chairwoman ...

  8. Virus outbreak shuts kindergarten

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tin Wan Methodist Kindergarten in Aberdeen has suspended classes for two weeks from today after confirmation of new cases of hand, foot and mouth disease despite stepped-up infection-control measures. The Centre for Health Protection said five children developed symptoms between June 6 and 13. Meanwhile, a two-year-old boy from Shenzhen was confirmed to have been infected ...

  9. Kindergarten hesitant to resume classes amid safety concerns

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Tai O kindergarten is still agonising over when to resume classes, saying safety is its main concern now that road access has finally been regained. Classes at Buddhist Cheung Mui Kwai Kindergarten, where nearly 70 children study, have been suspended since June 7- when Tai O was hit hard by a record-breaking rainstorm. Since then, Keung Shan Road- which connects ...

  10. Kindergarten appeals for staff

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... for a fast-expanding mainland kindergarten will be an appealing career move. Etonkids International School, an international bilingual kindergarten, is about to open six more schools for its autumn 2008 school ... The expansion to 12 schools this year comes in the wake of strong growth and demand for quality kindergarten education on the mainland, according to Etonkids' managing director Vivien Wang. ...




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