ESF Director of Education’s Blog

Friday, 13 January 2017

Posted on13 Jan 2017
Happy New Year to all, it has certainly been a hectic time since we returned from the holiday, especially with the Year of The Rooster just around the corner. I have just returned from Kowloon Junior School where over 800...
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Friday, 9 December 2016

Posted on09 Dec 2016
Dear Colleagues It was good to meet with so many colleagues as part of the executive leadership conference held at ESFC last week. The conference provided an opportunity for us all to reflect and develop ourselves by allowing us all...
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Friday, 25 November 2016

Posted on25 Nov 2016
Dear Colleagues I am aware that many colleagues in schools are gearing up for Christmas and I have noticed the odd tree make an appearance. I realise that this means a hectic end to the term and I wish everyone...
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Friday, 11 November 2016

Posted on11 Nov 2016
Dear Colleagues I recall when I arrived in Hong Kong and took a stroll along Bowen Road it seemed that everyone I encountered was either a jogger/runner/speed walker or keep fit enthusiast. I didn’t realise at the time that a...
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Friday, 28 October 2016

Posted on28 Oct 2016
Dear colleagues, As I sit here typing, I am reminded of the very different weather conditions that occurred  last Friday with notice of the T8 being raised before students had to travel to school. This is always disruptive but I...
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Friday, 7 October 2016

Posted on07 Oct 2016
Dear Colleagues I will begin the final blog of this half-term by reflecting on the International Schools Festival that took place last week and was supported by so many colleagues from ESF. It was somewhat reminiscent of the old Wembley...
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Friday, 23 September 2016

Posted on23 Sep 2016
Dear Colleagues At both the Primary and Secondary Admissions Groups this week, there was some really useful discussion around moves to simplify and streamline the admission process for families seeking a place in Year 1 at an ESF school. These...
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Friday, 9 September 2016

Posted on09 Sep 2016
Dear Colleagues I have just received the flyer for primary colleagues for the 17 October CPD day, look out in your inbox for the document ‘Creating an environment where learners flourish’, sign up is next Monday so book early to...
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