The UK Trustees of Friends of Ibba Girls School work in close partnership with the South Sudan Trustees and Board of Governors for the school.
The UK Trustees
The UK charity Friends of Ibba Girls School is governed by a distinguished body of UK Trustees which ensures that the funds raised are well managed and allocated to the main purposes
- to build and develop Ibba Girls Boarding School in South Sudan
- to protect and promote the founding vision and values for the school
- to ensure that the school is well led and managed
- to cultivate good quality teaching and learning, in line with the school's declared ethos.
The South Sudan Trustees
The Trustees of IGBS have been formed under South Sudan law, with the following 3 main responsibilities:
- To protect and promote the founding vision and values of IGBS
- To own and protect the land and buildings for the school
- To ensure that a well functioning Board of Governors and Head Teacher is in place for the school
The ownership of the land and buildings for Ibba Girls Boarding School is vested in the Trustees, in perpetuity, but in the event of closure of the school the assets (land and buildings) will be transferred to Western Equatoria State government.
The Board of Governors
The Board of Governors for IGBS has been formed under South Sudan law. The Board reports to the Trustees on an annual basis and works in partnership with the head-teacher, staff, parents and other stakeholders in governing the school with the following aims:
- To develop a strategic framework, aims and objectives for the school. The role of the head-teacher and the management team is to implement this agreed strategy.
- To develop policies, priorities, outcomes and targets for the achievement of the above strategy, aims and objectives
- To develop and approve the budget
- To monitor and evaluate whether and how far the above strategy, aims and objectives are being achieved in practice
- To review the lessons from experience and what needs to be done to improve school performance