Winnie Chiu Wai-yin, left, the Ombudsman, and Lyon Li, Senior Investigation Officer, during a press conference on Education Bureau's Mechanism for Approving Applications for School Fee Revision by Direct Subsidy Scheme/ Private Schools and collection of other charges by Private Schools at Shun Tak Centre, in Sheung Wan. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Ruth Benny
Opinion

Opinion

EdTalk by Ruth Benny

What is Hong Kong’s Education Bureau doing about the various ‘other’ fees that some private and international schools force on parents?

  • From debentures and capital levy fees to application fees and deposits, the EDB is finally being forced to confront the issue and do something about it
Winnie Chiu Wai-yin, left, the Ombudsman, and Lyon Li, Senior Investigation Officer, during a press conference on Education Bureau's Mechanism for Approving Applications for School Fee Revision by Direct Subsidy Scheme/ Private Schools and collection of other charges by Private Schools at Shun Tak Centre, in Sheung Wan. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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