Leaders of the English Schools Foundation will tomorrow launch their first bid for extra government funding since a damning 2004 audit report by asking legislators to back plans for a new school building.Sunday, 12 December, 2010, 12:00am
More than 1,100 students and staff at Island School all wore blue outfits yesterday to raise money to pay for the medical and travel expenses of a teacher who suffered a heart attack.
Gui Vezzaro, a 44-year-old maths teacher from Argentina, has been in an unresponsive state since he collapsed in late August and was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam.16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
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. The move, announced yesterday, is one of two school-building projects the ESF is funding through a HK$25,000 levy on new students.20 May 2010 - 12:00am
The English Schools Foundation is seeking to strike a new deal with the government to fund a campus building programme that would see all its 14 publicly funded schools rebuilt within 50 years.
The programme is a key plank of its plan for 2009-12, which was released alongside Friday's announcement of a HK$25,000 refundable capital levy on all new pupils from 2011.1 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
The Ho Man Tin campus of Kowloon Junior School will be closed from today, after 41 students and a staff member fell ill in a gastroenteritis outbreak. The Centre for Health Protection last night said 21 boys and 20 girls aged 5 to 6 and a woman employee had had diarrhoea, vomiting and fever since June 3.6 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
Foundation refuses to rule out further increases after surprise announcement
The English Schools Foundation has declined to rule out further fee increases after parents were this week presented with a surprise rise in fees of up to 7 per cent for 2008/09.15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Letter campaign spreads to nine other schools, but is the chief executive even reading them?
A letter-writing campaign by 560 primary-school children in Kowloon Tong urging Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to take urgent action to clean the city's polluted air has snowballed - with as many as 6,000 pupils from 10 schools now taking part.7 May 2006 - 12:00am
The English Schools Foundation's Island School is considering moving from its Borrett Road site in Mid-Levels as one of its options for its redevelopment.11 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Parents have accused the management of St Mark's Primary School of acting irresponsibly after a through-school scheme with St Mark's School - a renowned secondary institution - was cancelled less than a year after its launch.
Ho Sau-chuen, chairman of the primary school's parent-teachers association, accused the school's board of directors of keeping them in dark.20 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
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