Cost – European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research

ESF school will get HK$240m upgrade

Work to upgrade and expand King George V School in Kowloon is due to start in February after the English Schools Foundation agreed on a HK$240 million funding package.

Thursday, 20 May, 2010, 12:00am

Time to resolve the doubts over ESF funding

When teachers with the troubled English Schools Foundation went on their summer holidays they seemed safe from threatened cuts to their pay and perks. A remuneration study group had just released a report not recommending any cuts without further consideration.

16 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

ESF to spend more after review

The English Schools Foundation is to increase spending on its management office by 1.5 per cent after a review of the body's work demanded by legislators.

3 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

ESF calls in official auditors

The English Schools Foundation has invited the Audit Commission to review its operations to make sure they are cost-effective.

The audit aims to improve the foundation's governance and management.

The move follows repeated accusations by Secretary for Education and Manpower Arthur Li Kwok-cheung that he suspected the organisation was wasting money.

17 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

PACKAGES FOR ESF TEACHERS ARE TOO GENEROUS

Members of the expatriate community should stop moaning about proposals for a reduction in government subsidies for the English Schools Foundation (ESF) and a threatened increase in school fees, which they claim would be inevitable if the plan goes ahead.

14 Jan 2003 - 12:00am