Membership

If you want to become our member here is some useful information that you should know …

Member of the Association may be any adult person who accepts the objectives of the Association and Articles of Association and meets the requirements for membership. To make an individual eligible to become a member of the Association one must meet one of the following conditions:

1)      be employed in a research institution conducting research in education within its scope of activities;

2)      be employed in a scientific-teaching institution;

3)      attend master or doctoral study programme in a scientific-teaching institution in the field of education;

4)      be able to provide proof of conducting research work in education by way of relevant publications, participation in research projects in the education field, etc. and other persons conducting teaching or performing tasks of a professional associate in education institutions.

Application for membership shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Association. When applying for membership an individual submits evidence of compliance with any of the above conditions.

There are two forms of membership: regular and honorary.

The Association shall keep records of its members containing the following information about the members:

  • member’s name and surname;
  • date of birth;
  • address of residence;
  • name of the institution where a member works (with information about his/her academic/professional title);
  • phone number and e-mail.

A member may resign from membership by giving a written statement of resignation. Membership in the Association is terminated due to non-payment of dues for the calendar year, non-compliance with the provisions of this Statute, tarnishing the reputation of the Association, and in the event of death of a member of the Association.

An Association member shall have the right to:

1)      participate in fulfilment of Association’s goals equally with other members;

2)      take a direct part in decision making at the General Meeting as well as through Association bodies;

3)      appoint and be appointed for membership in the Association bodies;

4)      be informed fully and in due time about work and activities of the Association.

An Association member shall be obliged to:

1)      give an active contribution to attainment of the Association goals;

2)      participate in activities of the Association in accordance with his/her interests and competences;

3)      abide by the provisions of the Articles of Association, decisions of bodies and working groups of the Association and protect Association’s reputation;

4)      pay membership fee on a regular basis in the annual amount as set forth by the Association General Meeting;

5)      perform other activities within the scope of the Association entrusted to him/her by the Managing Board.

Should a member fail to pay membership fee for the current year before the regular session of the Association General Meeting, he/she shall lose his/her membership capacity and the right to vote at the General Meeting or in bodies of the Association for that year, but may become Association member again pursuant to these Articles of Association.

An honorary member of the Association shall:

1)      give an active contribution to attainment of the Association goals;

2)      participate in activities of the Association in accordance with his/her interests and competences;

3)      abide by the provisions of the Articles of Association, decisions of bodies and working groups of the Association and protect Association’s reputation;

4)      perform other activities entrusted to him/her by the Managing Board.