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Our Board

Welcome to the website of the school board. Here you will find information about the assignments and responsibilities of the school board. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school board at:  vorstand@gsis-accra.org

The school board of the GSIS-Accra :

Sarah Heinlin - President, School Development

Fabian Limberger - Treasurer and Vice President

Bettina Boeckle - Secretary, Personnel, Marketing

Peter Kocourek - IT, Construction

 

 

 

School Association

The GSIS is a school association. The purpose of the association is the establishment and maintenance of a general school including a kindergarten and a preschool. The school board is at the same time the board of directors of the association and bears the legal responsibility for the association.

It consists of five voting members, who are elected for two years each. At the end of each annual general meeting, half of the board members resign or stand for re-election.

The board of the association appoints from among its members the president and his/her deputy, the secretary and the treasurer.

The Board members work closely with the school management and the school administration - the school management, a teachers' and a parents' representative, as well as the administrative management participate in the respective Board meetings

Among others, the board members of the school association perform the following assignments:

  • The board members of the school association order all matters of the association, as far as they are not reserved for the resolution by the general meeting. It executes the resolutions of the general meeting.
  • In detail, the School Association Board performs the following tasks:
  1. election, obligation and dismissal of the headmaster; 
  2. obligation and dismissal of teachers and employees of the school [...].
  3. passing resolutions on the objectives and structure of the school [...].
  4. the enactment of the school rules introduced by the headmaster;
  5. to discuss and draw up the budget estimate for the new financial year, taking into account the conditions for the granting of official German funding; Provision of the necessary funds for the school, monitoring compliance with the budget. […]
  6. judicial and extrajudicial representation of the school association, issuing and accepting legal declarations for the school association [...].
  7. decision on applications for reduction of school fees; 
  8. decision on admission and exclusion of members of the association;
  9. convening the general meeting and drawing up the agenda; 
  10. decision on disciplinary measures, as far as this is provided for in the school regulations. 

     

  • Organisatorische Angelegenheiten der Schule regelt der Schulvereinsvorstand im Einvernehmen mit dem Schulleiter [..].
Flashlights from Boardmeetings

FLASHLIGHTS FROM THE BOARD MEETING AND MEETING OF MEMBERS

On this page we regularly publish the most important information and resolutions from the board meetings and general meetings in order to keep the members of the school association informed about our work.

 

FLASHLIGHTS FROM THE BOARD MEETING OF 13.01.2020

Report of Head of Board

  • The new head of administration Michael Kojoe Tackie will start his work with us on February 3rd, 2020.

Report of the headmaster

  • Update of the head of schools meeting in Berlin.
  • A new head of Kindergarten has been found. She will be coming to Accra from March 9. -13th 2020 for the handing over.

Report of the Treasurer

Report of the Teachers Representative

Report of the Parents Representative

FLASHLIGHTS FROM THE BOARD MEETING OF 02. DECEMBER 2019

           Report of Head of Board

  • Allocation of roles on the Board
  • Peter Kocourek will be in charge of Construction and IT/
  • Bettina Boekle takes over the Staff and Marketing
  • Fabian Limberger Finances
  • Sarah Heinlin remains Chairperson

Sarah Heinlin would like to hand over the chairmanship to a current board member from May 2020.

Appendix AGM

  • School strategy, working groups have been set up; first meeting is before the Christmas holidays; The aim is to bring implementing measures to a decision by March.
  • The working group for class 5 /6 still needs volunteers.

    ii) Proposed resolution Amendment to the Articles of Association for an external member of the Executive Board.
  • 2 submitted by the chairperson will be forwarded to the AA in an adapted version for signature (vote 4:0 accepted by the board).
  • Report of the Headmaster
     i)The school is looking for new teachers. It is difficult to find suitable teachers at the momemt.
  • The questionnaires for the holidays and afternoon supervision have been completed. A few parents showed interest. From summer next year, holiday aktivities and programme will be offered.
  • 3 people will be interviewed this week for the position of the management of administration.

 

  • Report IT/ Building
  • Report of the Treasurer
  • Report of the Embassy
  • Report of the Teachers Representative

* A big thank you from Mr Hoffmann to all parents and pupils for their participation in the Chance for children sponser run.

  • Report of the Parents Representative

 

FLASHLIGHTS FROM THE BOARD MEETING OF 11. NOVEMBER 2019

  • Report Emil Fischer: Oktoberfest
  • The Oktoberfest was a success and will be organised next year again.
  • The Oktoberfest must be institutionalized in the school as a school event and not just only a parent event.
  • Report Emil Fischer: Construction Committee: Door handle should be put higher so that the smaller children cannot open the door on their own; this was discussed with the parent representative.
  • New gate for the entrance of the Swiss club
  • Report of the Head of Board
  • Preparation of the AGM based on the documents sent on the 11.11.2019

 

FLASHLIGHTS FROM THE BOARD MEETING ON OCTOBER 28, 2019

  • Report of the Headmaster
  • The Vacancy of a new head of administration has been advertised on various platforms.
  • The holiday and late afternoon care questionaires went out but only few parents expressed interest.
  • Report of the Treasurer
  • Report of the Head of Board
  • *The Lantern walk is open to visitors and these parents are responsible for their children
  • Report of the Embassy
  • Report of the Parents Representative

 

FLASHLIGHT FROM THE BOARD MEETING ON OCTOBER 07, 2019

  • Report of the Headmaster
  •  The regional representative of our school Mr Peleikis is visiting us on the 24.10.19. His visit is an educational inspection of the school.
  • Report of the Head of Board
  • Report of the Embassy
  • Report of the Teachers Representative
  • A big thank you to all parents from Mr Hoffman for the numerous registration for the Accra Marathon.
  • Report of the Parents Representative

 

FLASHLIGHT FROM THE GENERAL MEETING 12. NOVEMBER 2018

  • Report of the Treasurer
  • Auditor's report
  • Approval of the actions of the Management Board
  • Presentation of the budget for 2018/2019
  • Election of new auditors Antonio Giuffrida & Carsten Schemmer