All the schools under agreement with the AEFE, specialized bodies and committees are set up to ensure the proper functioning of the school. They bring together the school administration, members of the teaching and administrative staff, representatives of parents and students from Shanghai French School.
The Board of Directors is mandated by the General Assembly formed by Parents of students. The Board has all powers to act on its behalf with a view to enabling the establishment to operate in compliance with the statutes and decisions of ordinary and extraordinary general meetings.
The role of the Governing Board is to analyze the school situation, determine the needs of the students and adopt an educational project. It is composed of elected parents and the pedagogical team.
The school Board is composed of LFS staff and elected parent representatives. Its role is to make decisions concerning the life of the school, the rules of procedure as well as the school projects.
The Second Degree Board is upstream from the Governing Board for the second degree, in the following areas: educational structures pedagogical and educational matters of the second degree The Second Degree Council is not a decision-making board.
In fact, the Head of School informs its members of the decisions taken beforehand in educational advice with the educational and teaching teams. Its composition is tripartite: representatives of the administration, elected representatives of school personnel and elected representatives of parents and pupils. The Second Degree Council is chaired by the Head of School.
In Junior and High School, each class has class representatives. They are the spokespersons of all the students to teachers and other adults in the school. A Junior School life council also promotes student involvement in the life of their school. In high school, a council of high school life makes proposals on the daily life of the establishment.
The Health, Citizenship and Environmental Education Committee is part of the management of each secondary school. It is a committee of reflection, observation and proposal that designs, implements and evaluates an educational project in the field of citizenship, health and environmental education and prevention of violence, integrated into the establishment project. Chaired by the Head of School.