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Membership

You are greatly encouraged to join NEQMAP as an institutional member, an individual member, or for those who do not meet the criteria, as an observer. The relevant information can be found below.

Membership to the network is free and open to all, based on the following criteria:

Member refers to:

An organization/institution based in Asia-Pacific region whose mandate and activities are strongly related to quality of education, specifically policies and practices of learning assessment, curriculum and/or pedagogy

Associate Member refers to:

·     An organization/institution based outside Asia-Pacific region whose mandate and activities are strongly related to quality of education, specifically policies and practices of learning assessment, curriculum and/or pedagogy and which has undertaken or is undertaking work in the Asia-Pacific region

·     An individual expert based either in or outside Asia-Pacific region who has extensive professional experience or expertise in the area of policies and practices of learning assessment, curriculum and/or pedagogy and who has undertaken or is undertaking work in the Asia-Pacific region.

More information on roles and responsibilities of the members can be found in the following Terms of Reference for members.

To join NEQMAP, applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Institutional applicants for “Member or Associate Member” category may submit the application form and an endorsement letter by the appropriate authority (e.g. Head of Institution/Organization/Association) explaining the motivation for joining the Network to the Secretariat. Institutions are also expected to nominate a ‘NEQMAP Focal Point’ – this person would be the liaison between the institution/organization and the network and will also represent the institution/organization in meetings. A letter of notification would be issued to successful applicants by the Secretariat after consultation with the Steering Group. 

 

At their discretion, NEQMAP Focal Points may choose to convene national teams to coordinate the countries’ involvement and participation in NEQMAP activities. NEQMAP Focal Points should keep the Secretariat informed of such arrangements.

 

Membership application is considered successful with approval of a simple majority of the NEQMAP Steering Group. A letter of notification would be issued to successful applicants.

More information on participating in the network can be found in the general Terms of Reference for NEQMAP, as well as the Terms of Reference for Members and the Terms of Reference for the Steering Group.