Dispute at Hong Kong’s German Swiss International School highlights prickly matter of language requirements for board members

//Dispute at Hong Kong’s German Swiss International School highlights prickly matter of language requirements for board members

Dispute at Hong Kong’s German Swiss International School highlights prickly matter of language requirements for board members

A controversy at a prestigious Hong Kong international school has cast light on the governance of overseas-funded schools, which have contrasting requirements for sitting board members.The German Swiss International School backed down from a plan to suspend the voting rights of non-German speaking parents sitting on its board.It made the U-turn on Wednesday, about two weeks after the plan had been revealed to the Post.The row erupted on the board of the school, which is funded by the…

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