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BOT and Management


"The health of the school depends upon having a responsible and effective system of governance which assures that the school remains true to its mission and has the necessary resources to support its operation".

BOT Responsibilities

The Board of Trustees' responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Being responsible for the institution and its mission as a whole, and not for the separate constituencies.
  • Planning, developing and establishing policies.
  • Setting the policy of the financial condition of the school, approving budgets and monitoring them (checks and balances).
  • Ensuring that the physical plant of the school serves the mission of the school.
  • Organizing and managing itself to fulfill its duties with bylaws, policies and procedures.
  • Contracting, if and when needed, educational or other consultants to oversee the school's development, advising on the hiring criteria for the School Principal, assisting in recruitment and training, and developing the school's improvement plans in line with LWIS Istanbul's mission and vision.
  • Appointing the School Principal and the school auditor.

BOT Appointment

  • LWIS Istanbul BOT is appointed by the LWIS Society.
  • The Board includes expertise in educational and business affairs as well as public relations.
  • The Board includes at least three members of the LWIS Society or others nominated by members. The number of Board members will not exceed seven.
  • The Board shall be appointed for a term of four years indefinitely renewable.



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