APEEE and the Brussels Schools

Members of the APEEE represent EEBI parents within the boards and committees of the European Schools of Brussels at the:

  • Brussels European Schools Central Enrolment Authority (CEA)
  • Brussels European Schools Steering Committee (SCB; formerly Groupe de Suivi - GdS)

Brussels European Schools Central Enrolment Authority

In 2006, the Board of Governors established the Central Enrolment Authority (CEA) for the Brussels European Schools. This body is charged with the creation and implementation of the annual enrolment policy for the European Schools of Brussels and with the consideration of particular cases. The Central Enrolment Authority is composed of: the directors, parents' representatives from each school, representatives of the European Commission and Belgian Government and the Secretary General and colleagues of the Enrolment Unit. The Staff Committees and Future Parents are invited as observers. The CEA meets 8-10 times each year.

The EEBI APEEE sends two delegates, one from EEBI as a whole and one from Berkendael. The current delegates are: Kathryn MÁTHÉ (EEBI); Bartosz HACKBART (Berkendael).

The CEA is not minuted.

See also: Enrolments in the European Schools on the eursc.eu site.

Steering Committee Brussels

The Steering Committee Brussels (SCB), formerly known as the Groupe de Suivi (GdS), is organised by the Secretary General as a strategic discussion between the stakeholders in the European Schools in Brussels. It has traditionally brought together the directors, teachers' and parents’ representatives from each school, and representatives from the European Commission and the Belgian Government. The Staff Committees, AdP (a.k.a. Future Parents), and student committees also attend. The SCB meets 4-6 times each year depending on the issues arising. In December 2020 the structure was changed to include Core and Enlarged groups. The discussion generally revolves around school capacity and physical infrastructure, overcrowding and long-term planning, analysis of population trends, distribution of sections across the city and logistics.

The APEEE President, Kathryn MÁTHÉ, attends the Steering Committee Brussels.

The Steering Committee Brussels is minuted and final copies may be obtained on demand through the APEEE secretariat: info@uccleparents.org

Mandate of the European Schools of Brussels Steering Committee (December 2020) - EN / FR / DE

 4 Brussels APEEEs' letter to the European Commission's Directorate-General Human Resources And Security on the selection of a new Secretary-General of the European Schools - August 2021
 Response by the European Commission's Directorate-General Human Resources And Security on the selection of a new Secretary-General of the European Schools - August 2021