Article 4

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a group of people interested in education at large and in Ibn Khuldoon National School in particular.

a. They are committed to preserve the schools educational mind and its basic philosophy.

The Board of Trustees is composed of the founding members who are authorized to establish this educational institution by the decision of the Minister of Education No.558 of 1996, in addition to members who joined them according to the conditions and criteria set in the by laws of the Board of Trustees. (Annexture)

The Board of Trustees is responsible for over-seeing the operation of the school, making decisions and establishing procedures that affect it. In particular:

  1. Approving the general education policies of the school, its action plan, and its development.
  2. Electing members of the Board of Directors from the Board of Trustees and eventually terminating them.
  3. Approving administrative, educational, financial, and technical plans related to the operations of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors.
  4. Appointing new Trustees according to the bylaws of the Board of Trustees.
  5. Appointing the School President, define his/her duties and responsibility and eventually terminating his/her contract upon recommendation from the Board of Directors.
  6. Approving the School’s budget and audited accounts by appointing the auditor.
  7. Opening bank accounts and credits, requesting financial facilities and loans and making decisions as to the most effective way of investing school funds.
  8. Approving school fees and any form of donation within the condition stated in Article A of law No.25 of 1998.
  9. Discussing the report of the Board of Directors at the end of each school year.
  10. Approving changes or modifications of the constitution.
  11. Approving the liquidation of the school or part of it.
  12. Any other responsibilities stated in the constitution of any laws or regulations.
The Board of Trustees may seek the assistance of consultants and committees, and may invite to its meetings any person for discussion without giving them any voting right. The Board of Trustees may delegate some of its responsibilities to the Board of Directors