Student Council

Student council is a unit selected by students, which functions as an interface between school management, staff, parents and students.Student council is a unit selected by students, which functions as an interface between school management, staff, parents and students.

A student council has a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. Interested students who are not officers participate as a steering committee, making recommendations and carrying out the decisions of the council. The role of the president is to be the most visible aspect of the council in meetings with administration and the students. He/she also conducts the meetings. The members of student council are representatives of their schools, who are elected by the students of their own school. (primary, middle, high school).

The Student Council elections take place during the election week when each class chooses their own class representatives via democratic elections within class. After each class representative is elected, they get the chance to be elected as a member of  the student council.

The functions and level of autonomy of a student council depends on the grade level of the students involved, the purpose of a student council at any level is to develop leadership. By involving them in all school functions beyond the scope of their classrooms, student council gives students opportunity to demonstrate their talents while learning life-long skills. Through student council, student leaders can pursue personal and collective interests by organizing community outreach programs, other events, and motivating the participation of their peers.

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