The South China Morning Post presents its first directory to fee-paying schooling in Hong Kong, including English-medium pre-schools, international, selected DSS and local private schools. Spelling it out: All international schools are co-educational. Fees do not include extras for books, school trips etc. IB Diploma, MYP and PYP: International Baccalaureate Diploma, Middle Years and Primary Years programmes. Accrediting bodies - International Council of Schools: formerly European International Council of Schools (EICS); WASC: Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Debentures: Many schools require these one-off payments to help meet capital costs. They are either refundable or can be sold at market prices. Some schools offer parents the alternative of paying non-refundable annual levies. For more information: Our directory is going online with links to schools at www.scmp.com . Also, www.classmateasia.com is a guide to independent schools in Hong Kong and the mainland. Log on to its forum to join a discussion on the pros and cons of different schools. Education Project Asia's site www.shambles.net includes a regional schools guide, plus resources for teachers and students. The South China Morning Post is sponsoring The Parents' Journal Education Expo 2003 - Play Time into Learning Time, on October 11 and 12 at the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, China Resources Building, Wan Chai. Meet representatives from some of the schools and pre-schools in this guide. Visit www.3c-ltd.com/pj for details.