The Parents’ Association (PA) consists of its members, an elected committee and various work groups
Who are the members of the Parents’ Association Committee?
The Parents’ Association Committee (PAC) members:
provide parents with information and support
meet regularly to discuss ongoing issues at the European School Bergen (ESB)
try to create good communication between the different sections, parents, teachers and the school management
vote on internal school boards (Administration Board, Education Committees)
meet with inspectors to share parents’ suggestions and concerns
co-ordinate tasks of the various work groups
represent our school in Interparents, the umbrella organisation of all parent representatives in all European Schools. Via Interparents, parents are able to reach the Board of Governors, the governing body of the European Schools, which comprises Ministers of Education, Comission officials as well as teacher and parent representatives.
- Two education councils are formed, one for the primary and nursery cycles, the other for the secondary cycle.
- Educational Councils normally meets four times per year and may also hold joint meetings.
- The task is to seek optimum conditions for effective teaching and to promote positive and stimulating human relations.
- Elected representatives of the PA forms part of both of the Education Councils.