All students are subject to Irish law for the duration of the programme. Students are also subject to the discipline policies and rules of their specific junior and their host family.
The following actions are in all circumstances prohibited:
1. Consuming any alcoholic beverage.
2. Taking any type of illegal drug or un-prescribed medicine; associating or having contact with any person involved in or associated with un-prescribed or illegal drugs. (You must inform ISI Dublin if you are taking any prescription medication).
3. Smoking in or around school premises or on school activities or at the host family.
4. Driving a car or motorbike.
5. Staying away from the host family/residential school overnight without permission from:
ISI Dublin and
the host family/school and
your parents/guardian (in writing)
6. Being absent from school without permission of a parent/guardian/host family.
7. Leaving the school premises or activity without permission from the school.
8. Travelling outside your residential area without the permission of ISI Dublin and your parents/guardian.
9. Borrowing money from classmates or lending money to classmates.
10. Inviting friends to host family/residential accommodation without prior permission from the host family and ISI Dublin.
11. Bullying of fellow school pupils or other students on the programme.
12. Using mobile phones during class time, unless invited to by the teacher.
13. Employment of any kind, paid or unpaid, unless agreed by ISI Dublin.
14. Getting a tattoo or body-piercing.
15. Cooking in your host family’s home without permission to do so.
16. Engaging in a sexual relationship and/or engaging in online communication of a sexual nature, i.e. sending/posting sexually explicit texts, messages, photos or videos.
17. Any acts which might cause injury to someone or damage to someone’s property at school, at the host family, during activities and in free time.
18. Breaking curfew (as outlined below).
19. Disturbing classmates during class or behaving inappropriately or unacceptably during class.
20. Being absent from school. All absences must be justified (for example certified sickness). Students on ISI Dublin’s High School Programme should note that if they are absent for 20 days or more they risk being expelled from both the school and the High School Programme programme.
Other ISI rules and guidelines.
1. Respect must be shown at all times to your teachers, your host family, all staff members of ISI Dublin and other students.
2. You are expected to do all homework set by your teachers.
3. You must obey the following curfews, except where special evening events have been organized by ISI Dublin as part of the programme and/or prior permission has been granted.
You must be home by dinner time each day (you can confirm this time with your host family).
You are allowed to socialise in the LOCAL area only until 9pm from Sunday – Thursday.
You are allowed to socialise in the LOCAL area only until 10pm from Friday and Saturday.
4. In all cases the host family must be informed of:
where you are going
the time you expect to return
who will be with you
Breaches of the rules and norms of ISI Dublin, the host family, and/or the school, can result in:
Stage 1: Formal Verbal Warning (witnessed)
Stage 2: First Written Warning (signed and witness)
Stage 3: Final Written Warning
Stage 4: Expulsion
In serious cases of disciplinary action, the verbal or first or final written warning may be foregone. In the final case, the student will be expelled from the programme and sent home immediately.
Alternatively, a punishment more appropriate to the breach of discipline may be imposed (e.g. writing a letter of apology or an earlier curfew).
Breaking the law in Ireland (such as stealing from shops, damage to property, use of alcohol or illegal drugs) will result in immediate expulsion from the programme. There will be no refund of fees if you are expelled from the programme.
FORM OF INDEMNITY
This indemnity is to be signed by the parent or legal guardian. Until this has been signed the student may not take part in any activity arranged by the school off the premises.
In consideration of Study in Ireland Ltd. (hereinafter known as ISI Dublin) agreeing to make arrangements for and to authorise the staff, servants or agents of ISI Dublin, directly or through the principal, to take my/our son/daughter/ward from time to time on activities/excursions/sports and educational and cultural trips outside the premises of ISI Dublin, I/we hereby undertake to indemnify ISI Dublin its staff, servants or agents against:
a) any claims, damages or costs which they or any one of them may be or become liable to pay in consequence of any injury or damage to or illness of me/my/our said son/daughter/ward occurring during or as a result of said activities/excursions/sports and educational and cultural trips
b) any claims by a third party which may be made against them or any of them in consequence of any act or default of me/my/our said son/daughter/ward during or as a result of said activities/excursions/sports and educational and cultural trips
c) any other costs and expenses reasonably incurred by them or any of them on behalf of me/my/our said son/daughter/ward during or as a result of any of the said activities/excursions/sports and educational and cultural trips
Provided that the indemnity herein shall not extend to claims, damages, costs or expenses in respect of and to the extent to which the said ISI Dublin and member(s) of staff or any of them shall be entitled to be indemnified under any policy of insurance
General Data Protection Regulation for Data Processor
ISI Dublin is a Data Processor and shall process personal data only on the written instructions of the Client who shall be the ‘Data Controller’ unless required to do so by law. In such cases, ISI Dublin shall inform client, of that legal requirement before processing, unless that law prohibits such information on important grounds of public interest.
ISI Dublin shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of this Regulation and ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.
ISI Dublin shall have a procedure in place to ensure that client is notified prior to ISI Dublin’s engagement with another supplier which is acting as a sub-processing of client’s personal data.
In the case of general written authorisation, ISI Dublin shall inform client of any intended changes concerning the addition or replacement of other processors, thereby giving client the opportunity to object to such changes.
ISI Dublin commits to confidentiality or are under an appropriate obligation of confidentiality (Non-Disclosure / Confidentiality Agreement)
ISI Dublin shall:
take all measures required pursuant security of processing;
take into account the nature of the processing;
assist client by appropriate technical and organisational measures, insofar as this is possible, for the fulfilment of client’s obligation to respond to requests for exercising the data subject’s rights;
assist client in ensuring compliance with the obligations pursuant to security of Personal Data, notification of Personal Data breaches, Data Protection Impact Assessment and prior consultation, taking into account the nature of processing and the information available to it;
at the choice of client, delete or return all Personal Data to client after the end of the provision of services relating to processing, and delete existing copies unless the law requires the storage of the Personal Data;
make available to client all information necessary to demonstrate compliance with the obligations laid down in this section and allow for and contribute to audits, including inspections, conducted by client or another auditor mandated by client.
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