International School Basel
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GOVERNANCE

ISBR AG – committed to the principles of best practice

The International School of the Basel Region AG (ISBR AG) is a not-for-profit company registered under Swiss law. The purpose of the Company is the operation of an English speaking private day school for girls and boys aged from three to nineteen years with three levels; Junior School, Middle School and Senior School, on a non-profit and self-supporting basis.

The School is owned and operated by the ISBR AG whose shareholders include corporations in the Basel region plus the Association of the International School Basel. The supreme corporate body of the Company is the general meeting of shareholders. As outlined by the Articles of Incorporation* (AOI), the shareholders have a number of inalienable powers which include the election of a Board of Directors (Board). The Board is responsible for the governance of the School as a non-sectarian, politically neutral entity that provides an education promoting learning, cultural and international understanding and respect for all nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.

ISBR AG is committed to the principles of current best practice in international school governance. The Company endorses the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance approved in March 2002. It also operates within the Swiss Code of Obligations (Art.707-726), Articles of Incorporation, decisions of the General Meeting and ISBR AG Board Policies.

The Director is appointed by the Board. The Director is the chief executive officer of the ISBR and has full operational control of the School including responsibility for the formulation of educational policies and the administrative management of the ISBR in accordance with the Goals and Outcomes policies established by the Board.

The ISBR AG Policies* define the relationship of the ISBR AG to the School and between the Board to the Director of the School.

* Please note that some links are available only to ISB community members.

About ISB

Situated in a beautiful and dynamic region of Switzerland, ISB is an English-speaking international day school which provides students aged 3-18 with the education, support and inspiration they need to become global citizens.

Admissions

 

ISB has many years’ experience supporting students and families from all over the world. We accept students throughout the School year, dependent on availability of space and fulfillment of entry requirements. 

Academics

ISB is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Currently studied by over one million students in 148 countries, the IB prepares students with the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalising world.

Campuses

ISB is situated on three campuses, all easily accessible by public transport.

Student Services

The facilities, technological and personnel support on offer at ISB make a vital contribution to the academic, social and emotional development of all students at the School.

Student Life

Sports, drama, music, art, debate, representation, recreation – at ISB, there are numerous ways for students of all ages to cooperate and compete to improve existing skills or try something new.

Parent Community

 

Individual parents and parent groups constitute an indispensable part of the vibrant community of ISB. 

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