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  • Sep 23, 2014
  • Updated: 4:41am

School Governor

Ousted school founder attacks governors

One of the three founders of the exclusive Chinese International School who was removed from its charitable foundation in a boardroom coup is demanding that she be reinstated, along with the other 25 people dismissed with her.

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011, 12:00am

Lawmakers to vote on revised ordinance

Legislators are due to vote on Wednesday on the revised ordinance governing the makeup of the English Schools Foundation. If passed - as is widely expected - it will bring to a close a drawn-out series of reforms of the 40-year-old schools group set in motion by a damning report from the Director of Audit in 2004.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

ESF votes for reforms to streamline governing body

Draft revisions of ordinance will now go before Legco

English Schools Foundation members met last night for the last time to vote in favour of a historic move to reform the governing body.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Controversial ESF reforms on the table

Governing body set to vote on plans for paired-down board that aims to improve accountability

English Schools Foundation members yesterday were presented with the draft ordinance that will disband the body and reduce the powers of ESF teachers.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Controversial ESF reforms on the table

Governing body set to vote on plans for pared-down board that aims to improve accountability

English Schools Foundation members yesterday were presented with the draft ordinance that will disband the body and reduce the powers of ESF teachers.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

How the ESF will be run

Key features of the ESF governance reform:

ESF foundation of 134 members and its executive committee to be replaced by 25-member board of governors.

Board to include 15 independent members, including two legislative councillors, three school council chairmen and 10 members appointed by a nominations committee.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Seek younger staff, schools told

Management committees of aided schools should try to find suitable replacements before applying to keep principals and teachers beyond the age of 60, officials say.

The Education Department will issue a circular urging the committees to conduct the selection exercises if a bill giving legal backing to the Government's retirement policy is passed.

14 Mar 2000 - 12:00am