Excerpts from the Constitution of the Japan Association for Informatics Education

Chapter 1 General Provisions
Article 1. The name of this organization shall be "Japan Association for Informatics Education" (JAIE for short).

Article 2. The main office of this organization shall be located at Kanoh Laboratory, Faculty of Science and Research, Yamagata University, 1-4-12, Koshirakawa-cho, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture.

Chapter 2 Objectives and Activities
Article 3. The purpose of this organisation is to contribute to the welfare of people by promoting the advancement and dissemination of information education and related fields and by collaborating with industry, academic societies, government, and other related organisations in Japan and abroad.

(Types of Activities)
Article 4. To achieve the objectives stated in Article 3, the organisation shall carry out the following activities:

  1. Publication of journals and academic books.
  2. Holding research conferences and poster presentations.
  3. Organising scientific seminars and symposia.
  4. Contact and collaboration with related academic organisations.
  5. International research cooperation.
  6. Other activities to achieve the purpose of the organisation.
2) The regulations for submission and peer review for the publication of the journal under the preceding paragraph shall be separately prescribed.

Article 5. To achieve the objectives purpose of Article 3, this association shall carry out the following activities:

  1. Promotion of computerised education using ICT.
  2. Research projects on the social changes associated with the use of ICT and robots.
  3. Research projects that contribute to the reduction of various inconsistencies and problems associated with the spread of Artificial Intelligence.
  4. Promotion of moral education and reducing Internet troubles.
  5. Promotion and dissemination of information education, such as programming classes and moral education courses.
  6. An enlightenment program for scientific understanding of information.
  7. Other activities to achieve the purpose of the organisation.

Chapter 3 Membership
Article 6. The members of this organisation shall be of the following four classes:
  1. Regular members: those who agree with the purpose of the organisation and joined.
  2. Supporting members: individuals or groups who approve of the purpose of this organisation and join to support the project.
  3. Honorary members: regular members who have contributed significantly to the study of information education and who shall be recommended by the president.
  4. Advisors: members who have retired from the position of president or vice president.

Article 7. Any person who intends to become a regular member shall send an application to the President through the registration webpage separately specified by the President and be granted admission unless there are justifiable grounds.
2) Those who wish to join as supporting members can become members by sending an application to the president.

(Expense Burden)
Article 8. Admission fees and annual dues are free.
2) In the cases that actual expenses are incurred at the workshop or social gathering, the participating members are obliged to share the expenses.