Updates on Membership Matters As a valued member of OCIES, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support. As the result of your commitment and that of all our members, OCIES has continued to grow in size and in breadth of activity. We now have over 130 members, from 21 countries. In the last three years, through the support of our members, OCIES has: held three highly successful conferences in venues around the region attracting participants from across the region and internationally provided scholarships to 17 new and emerging scholars for participation in OCIES and WCCES conferences awarded 10 grants for a total of over $22,000 to OCIES members for their networking and fellowship initiatives published 12 issues of the International Education Journal established the New and Emerging Researchers Fono to provide on-going mentoring and professional development opportunities for OCIES emerging researchers strengthened linkages with sister societies such as the Japan, Indian Ocean and Indian Comparative and International Education Societies established a strong presence and positive influence within the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) Over the coming year, we will be further strengthening the New and Emerging Researchers Fono, establishing an online platform for networking and information sharing
engagement across the region. Plans are also underway for the 2020 conference and for a review of the Journal to ensure it continues to meet the needs of OCIES members. We would love to have your involvement in these exciting activities as we continue to progress the vision of OCIES, as a world-leading comparative and international education scholarly community bringing the Oceanic educational worldview to an international audience in support of a globally just education for all. You can renew for 1, 2 or 3 years and reduced rates are available for those who are students, unwaged, or from a low-income country. We have also now established an
organisation. To find out more and renew your membership, please visit the Membership page on our website: https://ocies.org/members-area/members-login/ We look forward to your continued support and engagement,
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