CONDITIONS OF ATTENDANCE FOR PUPILS

We are very happy to have your child as a pupil at Linked Sports Business College. To maintain the high standard of education you and your child deserve in Ghana, we have a simple set of conditions that form part of the agreement between you and the education platform. Please read them carefully to ensure that you and your child are happy with them, your students’ parents are happy as well.

These Conditions form a legally binding agreement for the provisions of educational services.

1. INTRODUCTION

This agreement sets out the terms and conditions upon which enrolment acceptance has been offered to your child/student. By accepting enrolment, for your child/student as a pupil, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. We have endeavoured to draft this document in clear language, free, where possible, from legal jargons. It is, however, legally binding on both Linked Education and you/student. In this document the term ‘parents’ is frequently used / school is also used. Guardians are included within the meaning of that word.

2. DURATION

This agreement will remain in force until your child / student finishes enrolment and all fees have been paid. If your child joins in accordance with Condition 5 below.

3. AUTHORITY OF THE HEAD TEACHER

Parents / schools authorise the Head Teacher at Linked Sports Business College or nominated deputy to take such action as the Head Teacher may consider to be in the best interests of the pupil on a day to day basis.

4. PROVISION OF EDUCATION

Linked Sports Business College will do all that is reasonable to provide an educational environment and teaching of a range, standard and quality which is suitable for each pupil.

The Linked Sports Business College cannot guarantee that the Pupil will achieve his or her desired examination results or that results will be sufficient to gain entry to other educational establishments.

5. FEES

The fees and other expenses payable and the timing of such fees are set out on the Linked Sports Business College website and copy sent to parents/schools.

Linked Sports Business College makes every effort to hold fees stable for each course. However, the Linked Sports Business College reserves the right to increase fees at any time; any increment will be notified to student’s parents / school at least 30 days before the increase takes effect. The liability to pay fees and all other expenses is the joint and several liability of the people who have signed the Conditions of Attendance.

A pupil whose fees have not been paid in full or in accordance with an agreed fee payment plan before the start of enrolment may at any time be excluded from attending class, until full payment is made. Parents / schools are liable to pay all costs, fees, disbursements and charges including legal fees and costs reasonably incurred by Linked Sports Business College in the recovery of any unpaid fees regardless of the value/gravity of the claim.

The Confirmation of enrolment Fee is a deposit which is only refundable 14 days after enrolment confirmation date and non-refundable thereafter.

6. NOTICE PERIOD

Parents / schools can withdraw their child / student at any point by giving notice to leave the school.  Notice of withdrawal can be given by email to redraw@lsbc.edu.gh Notification by any other means including by telephone is not valid. It is expected that there will be prior consultation with the Head Teacher before the withdrawal of a Pupil.

For pupils in Basic 6-12

Pupils in B 6-12 are liable for fees for the enrolment – there is no option to give notice to leave the school.

7. CONFIDENTIALITY

The School acknowledges the importance of respecting the privacy of pupils and we consider their best interests at all times. As an online education platform, we have a very active web presence and use social media as one of our daily tools. Pupils will have the opportunity to appear on our website and on our social media in many ways, including in photographs, video, sound recordings and posts.  When we do this, we will seek explicit consent from Parents / Schools and Pupils prior to the publication of any of the above.

Additionally, Linked Sports Business College may from time to time release to the press and on the website and on social media, information that we consider in our reasonable opinion will be in the best interests of the Linked Sports Business College, pupils, schools and the parents.  In this event, we will again seek permission prior to any publication.

8. DATA PROTECTION

The Linked Sports Business College will use the information you provide to us relating to you, student, schools and parent, together with other information, for administrative monitoring, planning, accounting, and control of the curriculum and examinations, publication of examination results, provision of references, analysis for education and management purposes, marketing and public relations and other purposes necessary for the good management of the Linked Sports Business College and the welfare of its staff and pupils. We may disclose some or all of this information to service providers and agents for these purposes.

By completing this form you agree and consent to our processing of the information you and your child/students provide to us for the purposes outlined above which shall include, where necessary, the processing of sensitive personal data which is that relating to your child’s or student’s health, their religious denomination and ethnic or racial origin.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we retain on your child / students or yourself and to correct any inaccuracies that may be contained within it.

Linked Sports Business College will take all reasonable precautions and apply spam and virus protection to all The Linked Education mail web accounts; however, the schools are not responsible for any unwanted emails appearing in pupil’s Linked Education mail accounts.

Linked Sports Business College has a policy of recording all academic lessons. The facility to record lessons is seen as a very valuable asset and this policy is believed to be in the best interest of all pupils, schools and teachers as well as parents. All lesson recordings remain securely on our software providers servers.

In signing this agreement, parents, schools give Linked Sports Business College permission to contact any admin department centres in turn, permission for any grade or result available to Linked Sports Business College.

9. INTERNET SECURITY

Linked Sports Business College will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your child, students  uses the facilities of the Linked Sports Business College platform for appropriate purposes, but your child will be held accountable for his/her use of the Linked Sports Business College electronic mail services and the online social community and that deliberate misuse will be treated as a breach of Linked Sports Business College rules. Parents, schools give their permission for the Head Teacher, Linked Sports Business College administration department to monitor use of Linked Education services at any time.

In order to protect pupils from unsuitable contacts on the internet, pupils will have passwords and must only make contact with other pupils and staff in the authorised classrooms, message boards, email accounts and lessons and online communities set up by Linked Sports Business College platform.

All pupils will have their identities verified before acceptance into Linked Sports Business College.

10. USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS

Usernames and passwords issued to your child must never be given to or used by anyone other than the named child and it is your responsibility to maintain the security of this data.

11. STUDY ENVIROMENT

Parents, schools are responsible for ensuring their child has access to an appropriate location from which to study. Linked Sports Business College is not responsible for the home (or any other) study environment.

12. DISCIPLINE

The Head Teacher bears ultimate responsibility for the safety, well-being and educational advancement of pupils at Linked Sports Business College. The Head Teacher and Linked Sports Business College administration has authority to deal with all disciplinary matters arising and to delegate disciplinary powers amongst the staff as appropriate. Parents and pupils accept such authority of the Head Teacher and Linked Sports Business College administration unconditionally. In very serious cases of ill-discipline it may be appropriate for the Head Teacher and Linked Sports Business College administration to suspend or expel a pupil. Parents agree that the Head Teacher and Linked Sports Business College administration has full authority to suspend or expel a pupil in these circumstances. Parents, schools will be contacted immediately by the Head Teacher and Linked Sports Business College administration if a pupil is suspended explaining the circumstances that have led to the suspension.

13. CONTRACT

The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed in all respects by the Laws of The Republic of Ghana. Please make sure you have read and understand sections 4 and 5 with regard to notice period and fees due.

CONSUMER CONTRACTS

If you are a resident in Ghana, you are entitled to cancel this Agreement within 14 days of signing without having to give a reason. However, if you wish your child, student to start receiving services from Linked Sports Business College within that 14 day period then that has to be done by your child, student  logging into the Linked Sports Business College platform you have that right to cancel and accept that you are bound by our early termination clause in the contract.