The APEEE has the following main functions:
- to maintain relations between pupils' parents and the School authorities, the Board of Governors recognising for each School an Association which is representative of pupils' parents.
- the organisation of school transport, canteen/cafeteria and extracurricular activities for school's students in school's premises.
Through the APEEE, parents are represented on various school bodies, committees and working groups both for educational and school matters and for the running of services summarised below:
European School Bodies
BOARD OF GOVERNORSThe governing body of all European Schools is composed of the Heads of EU delegations appointed by the Ministers of Education of each of the EU countries, together with the representatives of the EU Commission, the European Patent Office, the Directors, the teachers and the Parents’ Associations represented by Interparents.
The mandate of the Board of Governors covers all educational, administrative and financial matters and is represented by the Secretary General.
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE BOARDChaired by the Secretary General of the European Schools and attended inter alia by the Director of the school and elected teachers’ representatives.
Deals with matters concerning the management and administration of the schools, drafting & supervision of the budget, overseeing all aspects of day-to-day life in the school and ensuring its efficient functioning.
CENTRAL ENROLMENT AUTHORITYThe APEEE participates in the Central Enrolment Authority (CEA) meetings, chaired by the office of the Secretary General of the European Schools.
SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCILGeneral Organisation of the School chaired by School Director.
SCHOOL EDUCATION COUNCIL (EC) (Nursery/Primary)Consultative Body on Educational Matters for nursery/primary cycles
SCHOOL EDUCATION COUNCIL (EC) (Secondary)Consultative Body on Educational Matters for secondary cycle
HYGIENE & SECURITY COMMITTEEConsultative Body on matters relating to security, access, well-being
SPRINGFEST COMMITTEEConsultative Body on matters relating to security, access, well-being
There are also joint EEB3/APEEE Management Committees for the running of the canteen service and extracurricular activities. More information is provided under SERVICES WE RUN.