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English Schools Foundation

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) operates five secondary schools, nine primary schools and a school for students with special educational needs across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories. It is the largest international educational foundation in Asia. 

Deadlock over subsidy leaves E.S.F. in limbo

The English Schools Foundation cannot tell parents yet how much they will have to pay in the next academic year as talks with the Education Bureau on financial support have been deadlocked.

Tuesday, 6 March, 2012, 12:00am

Renaissance for digital technicians

As education institutions increasingly make use of technology enrichment tools for learning, focus also remains on helping students to develop the key competences they require to ensure they grow into being well-balanced individuals.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Unlike schools, expats can come and go

It's painful to read so much nonsense written and said about long queues at international schools. For once, on this very narrow issue - the supply of places at international schools - the government is correct.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

6-month wait for place in school

More than 70 per cent of applicants to international schools have waited less than six months before being admitted, according to the first city-wide government survey.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

ESF seeks top teachers for long haul

Secondary school teachers are being sought by the English Schools Foundation (ESF) for the beginning of the new school year in September 2012. At ESF secondary schools, 43 positions are open, with an additional 22 vacancies in the foundation's two private independent schools.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Primary places in short supply

HONG KONG - Moving firm Crown Relocations surveyed 37 English Schools Foundation (ESF) and international schools. It found that only two schools on Hong Kong Island had places for Primary One students.

Kiangsu and Chekiang Primary School said it had about 1,000 children on its waiting list.

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Space running out at international schools

A consultant's report has revealed the extent of the shortage of primary places at international schools, with only a handful still with openings.

Some critics say the authorities should ease the shortage by allowing vacant schools to be reopened as international campuses.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

All Hong Kong children have right to expect equal support in their education

Our education officials are once again getting very agitated about the subject of the subvention to the English Schools Foundation. So perhaps we can help them get the right answers by persuading them to ask the right questions.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am