ISUtrecht has a Participation Council that conforms to the Dutch participatory model for schools. In this official body staff, parents and students have a voice and play an advisory role for certain areas of school vision and planning.
The Participation Council (PC) consists of 6 parents, 5 staff members and 2 DP students . All members are elected. Marieke Folkers (head of school) attends meetings as a representative of the school boards and in an advisory capacity. Ingrid Schmoutziguer is the external secretary for the PC. For more information, please view the ISUtrecht Participation Council Regulations.
Participation Council Members
- Peter Clark chair external – from November 2021
- TJ Campbell student; grade 10
- Nicolene Gelderman staff member; PYP – from January 2021
- Swati Jain parent; children in grade 4 and grade 9 – from September 2020
- Everton Janes parent; children in grade 3 and grade 8 – from June 2021
- Ghulam Hayder parent; children in grade 3 and grade 8 – from January 2021
- Yue Hong student; grade 10
- Lourine Ikink-Karanja staff member; PYP from September 2021
- Anne Logman staff member; DP – from January 2019; reelected in November 2021
- Jose Lozano parent; child in grade 10 – from September 2020
- Thomas Middleton staff member; MYP – from April 2021
- Filippo de Rose parent; children in KG and grade 2 – from January 2021
- Mirjam Schmidt staff member; support staff – from September 2020
- Charlotte Smith staff member; PYP – from January 2021
There are certain decisions, issues and/or topics that he head of school requires the prior consent and/or advice of the PC. The PC has a right to request consultation with the head of school on certain subjects. The PC also has a right to any information reasonably required for the performance of its tasks.
- 20 September 2021
- 01 November 2021
- 22 November 2021
- 13 December 2021
- 10 January 2022
- 14 February 2022
- 14 March 2022
- 11 April 2022
- 16 May 2022
- 24 June 2022
How to get in touch
The ISUtrecht values constructive input form the parent body and strives to stay in close communication with the PC. If you have any questions or comments for the PC, please send an email to email@example.com.