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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    High-achieving international school, Nord Anglia, to open campus in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 09:55am by Linda Yeung

    ... staff, which he considers most important for the development of a school. I want to make sure our graduates can contribute to society in any way Nord Anglia is part of an educational group, owned ... Yeung Not by the book Since coming to Hong Kong in January, Brian Cooklin has been busy making selections. The principal of Nord Anglia International School has been swamped with more than 1,000 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    British education group with new school in Lam Tin eyes US listing

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:03pm by Johnny Tam

    ... been made [on when to announce the details]," the source said, adding that the valuation of the listing was also not yet known. Nord Anglia Education spokesman Richard Barton declined ... education organisations. The school, which will open in September, is conducting admissions for pupils aged between five and 12 until this Saturday. Nord Anglia Education runs 27 schools worldwide, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tax-free status of Hong Kong’s international schools attacked

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:37pm by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... Civic Party legislator Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok was concerned Nord Anglia Education would be accountable only to its shareholders and would not focus on the quality of its teaching. Richard Barton, a spokesman for Nord Anglia Education, said the group informed the government of its listing in February. "We will be subject to a yearly audit to ensure that we continue ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school gets ready to open its doors

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

    ... academic year, which begins in September next year. Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong, in Lam Tin, run by Nord Anglia Education, will begin the admissions process on Monday. ... as a global finance hub. Nord Anglia runs 27 schools offering the national curriculum of England.   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    School to give back to the community

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Ada Lee

    ... Dennis Chong and Ada Lee Nord Anglia will offer lower fees and train local teachers, says director School to give back to the community Nord Anglia Education, which yesterday was granted ... training, citing a global teacher-to-pupil ratio of between 1:9 and 1:11. Each class will have between 16 and 22 pupils, he said. Nord Anglia Education was founded in 1972, with its first school ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Schools should realise children's potential, not investors' profits

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 03:38am by LETTERS

    ... of helping students. As the Wall Street Journal reported in July, Nord Anglia Education, owned by finance company Barings, issued US$325 million in junk bonds in March 2012 and followed up ... to offer grants to economically disadvantaged students or to cater for the needs of students with learning difficulties? While Nord Anglia's investor might regard an education IPO as obvious, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Monitor schools that are charities

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to attract non-profit making international schools to operate in Hong Kong. The Nord Anglia School in Lam Tin recently raised eyebrows after the South China Morning Post revealed that its parent ... SCMP Editorial Monitor schools that are charities The importance of a vibrant international education sector cannot be overstated. It attracts overseas talent and helps maintain ...

  8. The best of British schooling

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to be welcomed. Since 1992, Nord Anglia Education has been operating international schools in Europe, the Middle East and China, offering a British-style education to about 6,000 students. Now, ... and look to make leading global citizens of all our pupils. We currently have 13 premium schools in the Nord Anglia Education family and offer a variety of curricula, depending on the location ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Talking about core values while ignoring our minorities

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... international schools to expand, with temporary sites and permanent homes. Even the more recent Nord Anglia school in Lam Tin gets tax breaks and free land, though its mother company is listed ... Chinese, and more so, to the local and mainland elites, and privileged expatriates. That's why the Education Bureau is perfectly happy to see the well-respected St Margaret's Girls' ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK government allocates 3 new sites to boost international school places

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Ada Lee

    ... school, will occupy a site in Shau Kei Wan, while Nord Anglia Education, a British company, will establish its first school in Hong Kong at a campus in Lam Tin. Education sector legislator Ip ... for grabs. Officials were still identifying an eligible operator to run this site, the bureau said. Nord Anglia Education, a company controlled by investment firm Baring, said it was delighted to get ...




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