Articles of Association

Articles of Association of the Independent Institution Skt. Josef's School.

I. School name, address, place of residence and status

§ 1
The school's name is "Den selvejende institution Skt. Josefs Skole" (The Independent Institution Skt. Josef's School ). The school was founded in 1904.

PCS. 2. The school's seat is the municipality of Roskilde. The school operates from Frederiksborgvej 10, 4000 Roskilde.

PCS. 3. The school is an independent educational institution that is independent in its activities. The school has CVR number 42357618.

II. School purpose

§ 2
St. Josef's school builds all its work on Catholic-Christian philosophy of life and humanity, and as its special characteristics, it aims to create a value-based school environment in which the spirit of freedom and love of the Gospel is alive.

 

PCS. 2. On Skt. Joseph's school creates the framework for the individual's insight into Christianity to grow and the individual's faith is clarified and mature.

PCS. 3. Skt. Joseph's school is his ecumenical task consciously.

PCS. 4. Skt. Josef's School must seek to form and educate students for democracy and equality as a lifetime.

PCS. 5. On St. Joseph's School, the student in freedom must develop his abilities and special potentials for the benefit of the individual and the community.

PCS. 6th. Josef's School is to strengthen students' courage to make ethical-based choices.

PCS. 7th. Josef's School is governed by the laws and other regulations in force at any time for schools and private primary schools, etc.

PCS. 8th. Josef's School is going to give an education that aims at what is usually required in elementary school.

PCS. 9. Sept. Josef's school can also offer teaching in English at the school's international department.

PCS. 10. The school must prepare students to live in a society of freedom and democracy.

PCS. 11. Further comments on the purpose of the school may be included in the Articles of Association.

 

III. School Board and Manager

§ 3
The school board is responsible for the overall management of the school and is responsible to the Minister for Education that the school's finances and operations - including the administration of state grants - are in accordance with the school's articles of association and with the laws and other regulations in force at any time and private primary schools.

PCS. 2. The head of the school carries out the daily, pedagogical management of the school, cf. § 6 pieces. 1 of the Act on Schools and Private Primary Schools, etc. The head of the school is also responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day running of the school is sound and in accordance with applicable rules and conditions.

PCS. 3. The Board of Directors shall consist of seven members appointed for two years at a time as follows:

a. Three members are appointed by the Roman Catholic bishop of Copenhagen. These must be members of a Roman Catholic congregation.

b. A member is appointed by the church council at Skt. Laurentii Church in Roskilde. This must be a member of a Roman Catholic congregation.

c. Three members are elected by and among the parents of school pupils (parental circle) according to the rules in the Executive Order on the election of supervisors, cf. the Statutory Order § 4 4.1.

PCS. 4. a. Board members appointed by the Roman Catholic bishop of Copenhagen, cf. section 3 3. a, be appointed for a period of 2 years with one member for equal years and two members for the same year.

b. The member of the board appointed by the church council at Skt. Laurentii Church in Roskilde, cf. section 3 3. b, at the time of appointment, must be the parent of a student at the school. The member is appointed for equal years for a period of 2 years.

c. Board members elected by the parents' circle, cf. section 3 3. c, to be elected for a period of 2 years, so that one member is elected in equal years and two members are elected for uneven years. Every year, one of the parents' elected members is elected number of deputies for those under section 3 3. c mentioned members. Alternate members are automatically registered in the Board if one or more members mentioned under section 3 3 (c) shall be withdrawn from the Board.

PCS. 5. Notice of who has been appointed as board members pursuant to section 3 3 (a), (b) and (c) shall be submitted in writing by 1 October of the year in which the designation took place.

PCS. 6. All members of the Board shall be appointed and selected in September.

PCS. 7. The term of office of the Board of Directors is from 1 October to 30 September of the following year.

PCS. 8. Board members may not be sold during the period of operation.

PCS. 9. The items mentioned in subsections 4 letter c elected board members shall not resign from the board if their children are elected by the school during the term of office against the parents' wish.

PCS. 10. The Board should, as far as possible, have a balanced composition of women and men, cf. section 11 (1). 2 of the Act on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men.

PCS. 11. The employees of the school may not be members of the Board, and may only participate in the election of the Board when they are simultaneously members of the Parental Circuit. The board may decide that the school's management, ie. head of department, head of department and head of department, as well as a representative of the employees, may attend the meetings of the Board without voting rights. In dealing with individual cases involving persons in the management or individual employees, the board may suspend the attendance of one or more or all of them.

PCS. 12. The members of the Board shall not be subject to decisions taken by the organization, institution, association or the like who have chosen or appointed the person in charge of the Board of Directors.

PCS. 13. The Board of Directors constitutes itself with the chairman and vice-chairman. The vice-chairman shall resign at the chairman's office.

PCS. 14. Board members must be elected and at least a majority, including the chairman, must be registered in the CPR resident in Denmark.

PCS. 15. Board members are not personally liable for the debt of the school, but may be liable under Danish law's general compensation rules.

PCS. 16. Board members may not receive fees from the school's funds for the performance of the duties of board member.

PCS. 17. A member of the Board shall immediately resign from the Board if the member no longer fulfills the conditions of eligibility in the cases referred to in section 2 7 mentioned rules to be a member of the Board, cf. section 5 6 of the Act on Schools and Private Primary Schools, etc.

PCS. 18. In the case of a member of the Board member's resignation during the period of employment, for example, by general incompetence, the alternate will be in the remaining period of his or her term. If this is not possible, a new member must be appointed, respectively, as soon as possible for the remainder of the period. When supplementing the Board during the term of office, the number of members (three) elected by and among the members of the Parent Committee shall be maintained.

PCS. 19. For the board, the manager and other employees at the school, the provisions of Chapter 2 of the Public Administration Act concerning incompetence and Chapter 8 on secrecy are also applicable.

PCS. 20. The Board of Directors is in a position to vote when at least five of the members have been met personally. The Board of Directors makes decisions by ordinary voting, as a number of decisions can only be taken by a special majority, cf. section 3 24 and section 10 2. There may be no votes by proxy or by letter. By secret ballot, the chairman and, in his absence, the Vice-President, shall be voting.

PCS. 21. The Board shall keep a record of its decisions. Any member of the Board of Directors has the right to make a different statement to the protocol. The minutes shall be signed by the members who have attended the meeting. Detected incompatibility must be entered in the minutes.

PCS. 22. The Board of Directors shall lay down rules of procedure for its activities, which shall contain at least provisions on how convening board meetings shall be convened. The Rules of Procedure are attached to the Staff Regulations.

PCS. 23. The board appoints and dismisses the head of the school and the other staff of the school. The ability to hire and dismiss the other staff of the school may delegate the Board to the head of the school, however, without the need for delegation, the head teacher may at any time independently hire and dismiss temporary staff and other temporary assistance for short term service.

PCS. 24. The Board of Directors decides on the purchase, sale and pledge of real estate. For a decision to purchase, sell and pledge real estate as well as other significant purchase and lease contracts, it is required that at least five members vote for this.

PCS. 25. The Board determines the amount of school fees and the size of the parent pay for the school-based scheme.

PCS. 26. The board of directors decides on any general question of school which the Board itself wishes to decide, although the provision in § 3 2 that the school leader has the daily educational leadership of the school. Cf. however, the provisions that the Board of Directors and the Catholic Bishop of Copenhagen jointly decide on certain articles of association (§10, paragraph 3) and on the closure of the school unless the closure is necessary for compliance with statutory requirements (section 11, paragraph 1 ). Cf. however, the parental skills competencies (section 7, paragraph 14).

 

IV. Accounting, etc.

§ 4
The school's financial year follows the calendar year.

PCS. 2. The Board of Directors is responsible for the preparation of a fair annual financial statement for the school in accordance with applicable rules.

PCS. 3. The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the financial statements are adequately audited in accordance with applicable rules.

PCS. 4. The Board of Directors is responsible for sending a revised and original signed accounts and audit protocols to the Ministry of Education before 15 April of the year following the financial year. All members of the board must sign the accounts and make a declaration of faith and promise that they meet the conditions for membership.

PCS. 5. The board elects the school's auditor.

PCS. 6. Parents for students and permanent employees at the school always have the right to know the budgets, accounts and audit protocol, which have been approved by the Board. The Board of Directors may extend this right to others. The Board of Directors may lay down detailed rules for the right to insight into the school's circumstances. However, information that is subject to the provisions on confidentiality in the Public Administration Act can not be disclosed.

 

V. Parental Circle, election of supervisors, etc. Parent Shareholders' Meeting and Parent Representativeship

§ 5
Parental circle consists of the parents of children at school.

PCS. 2. Parents' rights pursuant to this Statute and the Act on Parents and Private Primary Schools, etc. belongs to the person or persons who have custody of the pupil or who are in the care of the pupil, since the person who is in charge of the pupil can not decide on the beginning and duration of schooling.

PCS. 3. The school lists the persons who have registered as belonging to the parents circle. The list is changed only after reasoned, if necessary, documented written request, with due duly informed notification to the person (s) being admitted or deleted in the list.

§ 6
The board is responsible for convening the parents 'circle in which the parents circle must choose one or more persons, or the municipal council, to supervise students' views in Danish, bill / math and English, and that the school's total teaching offerings are based on an overall assessment goals with what is usually required in primary and lower secondary schools, and that the language of instruction is Danish.

PCS. 2. The board of directors is also responsible for informing the Ministry of Education and the municipality of who has been elected as supervisor and that the municipality is requested to carry out the supervision if the parents' circle does not elect supervisors, and in addition that the parents circle is informed of the annual statement of assurance.

PCS. 3. The board is also responsible for ensuring that the parents' circle sets out guidelines for the parent's own supervision of the school's general activities, including that the school provides an education that aims at what is generally required in primary and lower secondary schools.

§ 7
Parents' meeting is held every year at school or elsewhere in the home municipality before the end of September. The board is responsible for the convening of the parents 'circle for the parents' meeting. The call is made by ordinary letter, e-mail or other secure shipment with at least 14 days notice indicating the agenda. The convening notice for the parents' meeting shall contain the following agenda:

1. Selection of the conductor.

2. The board and management informs about the school's economic, operational and educational circumstances.

3. Election of board members pursuant to section 3 3 points c.

4. Determination of the highest number of alternates and alternate members,

cf. section 3 4. c.

 

5. Possibly.

 

PCS. 2. At parental meetings where the supervisor is elected, § 6, paragraph 1. 1, the agenda is supplemented with the following points:

1. Establishment of a function period (maximum 4 years) for the school supervisor.

2. Resolution on whether the supervision must be carried out by one or more persons or by the municipal council.

3. Determination of the highest number of supervisors and possible breakdown in supervisory activities.

4. Election of supervisors.

PCS. 3. The notice shall state the rules governing the election of board members and - in the years when the supervisors are to be elected - the rules applicable to the election of supervisors and supervisory rules. For both elections, the notice states, among other things, that every parent has the right to propose candidates at the meeting. The Board is responsible for ensuring that both the convening and the parental meeting make it clear that the elections concern the election of parent representatives to the board and the election of supervisors. The rules of the Executive Order on the election of supervisors also apply to the election of parent representatives to the Board.

PCS. 4. Each member has one vote.

PCS. 5. A person with whom you have joint custody of a child at school may only be given a power of attorney.

PCS. 6. Parental meeting is resolved without regard to the number of members present. Parents' meetings take decisions by ordinary voting.

PCS. 7. The board and the school's management have met and spoke at the parents' meetings. In addition, the parents circle decides whether or not persons outside the parents' circle can participate in parental meetings and, if so, which persons.

PCS. 8. The school's employees as well as candidates for the supervisory board and supervisors may not be conducting parental leave meetings.

PCS. 9. A protocol must be kept on the adoption at the parents' meeting. The minutes must be signed by the conductor.

PCS. 10. Elections must be secret if one or more members of the parent circle so wish.

PCS. 11. In the election of board members, alternates and supervisors, each parent may cast a vote on the number of members to be elected to the Board, respectively, on a number of persons corresponding to the decided highest number of alternates and, second, the highest number of Supervisors.

PCS. 12. Candidates are selected in order of the size of the personal votes. In the event of a tie, draw is made.

PCS. 13. Re-election of board members, alternates and supervisors may take place.

PCS. 14. The competencies of the Parent Committee are listed in section 3 3 (c), 3 (3) 4, c, § 6, subsection 1 and 6 Third

PCS. 15. The parents of children at the school choose a parent association board for which there is a special set of articles of association. The Parent Association Board aims at contributing to the best possible cooperation between schools, students and parents.

VI. School operation

§ 8
The school's operation is carried out through public grants and on property cover, including school fees for the students, and parental payment for school leave scheme pursuant to the Act on Schools and Private Primary Schools, etc., and possibly by contributions from others.

PCS. 2. The school's funds may only benefit from the school's education and teaching activities.

PCS. 3. Any surplus at school's school attendance.

PCS. 4. Grants to the school do not entitle to any part of the school's assets or for any kind of benefit.

PCS. 5. The board of directors shall manage the school's funds to the greatest possible benefit for the school and must take due financial considerations.

PCS. 6. The school's liquid funds must be placed in accordance with the provisions of the Act on Schools and Private Compulsory Schools, etc., and may not be placed on accounts, etc., as other than the school has available.

 

VII. Preemptive

§ 9

 

The school is drawn by either the chairman of the board and the chairman of the school in association or by one of these in association with the vice-chairman of the board.

 

PCS. 2. In the case of purchases, sales and mortgages or other dispositions of the school's permanent properties, the school shall be drawn by at least five members of the Board of Directors in unison.

 

PCS. 3. The subscription right can not be delegated and no Prokura can be given, however, paragraph. 4th

 

PCS. 4. The Board of Directors may decide that, to a determined extent, and under the responsibility of the Board, the school director is authorized to perform overall management functions when necessary to achieve appropriate daily management.

 

 

 

VIII. Change of school's statute

§ 10

 

Unless otherwise specified below, the school board may, with ordinary voting power, adopt amendments to the articles of association.

 

PCS. 2. To amend the statutory provisions regarding the purpose of the school (§ 2), the composition of the board of directors (§ 3, paragraph 3) regarding the amendment of the articles of association (§ 10) or the closure of the school (§ 11), it is required that the amendment be adopted by 4/5 majority of all board members.

 

PCS. 3. Proposals for amendments to the articles of association concerning the purpose of the school (§ 2) and the composition of the board of directors (§ 3, paragraph 3) must also be approved by the Catholic bishop of Copenhagen. The same applies to the amendment of section 10, paragraph 1. 3 and 11 First

 

PCS. 4. The school's articles of association as well as future articles of association amendments must be approved by the Ministry of Education as regards provisions on the school's board and financial conditions.

 

 

 

IX. Dismissal of school, etc.

§ 11

 

Resolution on the closure of the school is taken by the board, only after prior approval by the Catholic bishop of Copenhagen. This approval is not required, however, if the closure of the school is required to comply with legal requirements.

 

PCS. 2. Does the school cease to engage in school activities in accordance with the provisions of section 2 (2). 7, 8 and 9, it must be discontinued.

 

PCS. 3. It is the responsibility of the board to inform the parent circle of the decision to abolish and the basis for this. The orientation must take place immediately after the decision to abolish the decision.

 

PCS. 4. It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors to give notice of the closure of the school to the Ministry of Education and the municipalities where the students are resident.

 

PCS. 5. It is the responsibility of the board to inform the Ministry of Education if the school ceases its payments, is asked for bankruptcy or there is a risk that the school's activities must be canceled.

 

PCS. 6. The board of directors is responsible for the preservation of the school's assets and for the financial statement due to the closure of the school to be carried out in accordance with the applicable rules and that the school's net worth is used in accordance with the articles of association.

 

PCS. 7. Any surplus funds must be used by the Ministry of Education for use for school purposes to one or more Catholic schools supported by the Act on Schools and Private Compulsory Schools, etc.

 

PCS. 8. It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors to continue working until the financial settlement of the school's assets and liabilities has been completed in accordance with current rules, including the use of the school's net assets in accordance with the Statute.

 

 

Last approved by the school board:

 

/ May 2011