Statutes of the association African Network of Training Institutions of Trainers of Technical Education (French section)

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Article 1

The association African Network of Training Institutions of Trainers of Technical Education (French section) is created.
It is designated by the following title: African Network of Training Institutions of Trainers of Technical Education (French section)
This association has the acronym: RAIFFET.
RAIFFET is a scientific association, secular, apolitical and non-profit, governed by the law of 1 July 1901 and the decree of 16 August 1901.

Article 2

The purpose of the RAIFFET is to promote, promote and develop research in technological education and vocational training of training institutions for technical and vocational education trainers in Africa.

Article 3

The association coordinates research projects between training and research institutions, on the one hand, in France and beyond, in the countries of the European Union or the countries of the French-speaking community, and on the other hand , in the countries of the African continent.
The valorization actions concern the support for the publication and the diffusion of scientific texts accounting for scientific works.
Promotional activities include support for the organization of scientific events, including international symposiums or regional seminars.
Development actions are either individual projects (helping young researchers) or collective projects (helping research teams).
The assistance provided is a scientific, methodological, material and logistical aid.
The network sets the following objectives:
To assist in the creation of spaces for the exchange of scientific, technical and technological information, relations, collaboration and joint actions between training institutions of technical and vocational education trainers in Africa, in the union European and the French-speaking world;
Assist in the development of national and regional institutional capacities to promote regional centers of excellence in network member institutions in the field of technical and vocational education;
Contribute to the development of research in education / training by increasing the exchange of scientific and technological information and assisting in the development of training and evaluation tools;
Promote the dissemination of information and communication practices relevant to decision-making to guide education and training policies in the areas of technical and vocational education and training of trainers.

Article 4

The headquarters of the association is established in Marseille. Its statutes are deposited in the prefecture of Bouches-du-Rhône in Marseille.
His address is: RAIFFET – IUFM Aix-Marseille – 32, rue Eugene Cas – 13248, Marseille Cedex 04
It may be transferred by simple decision of the Board of Directors. The decision must be ratified by the general assembly.


Article 5

May be members of the association of academics, institutions or trainers working in the fields of research and training in technological education or vocational training.
Membership is acquired by co-optation on the proposal of a member and after approval by the board of directors. The application for membership must be sent in writing to the president of the association.

Article 6

Membership is lost through resignation, death or radiation. The cancellation is pronounced by the board of directors for non payment of the subscription or for serious motive. The interested party is invited by registered mail to appear before the office of the association to present his point of view and provide the necessary explanations.

Article 7

The resources of the association include the amounts of fees and contributions, grants from organizations and institutions supporting projects carried by the association, manual donations and donations to public utility institutions.


Article 8

8.1 The general meeting is made up of all the members in office, validly registered and up to date of their annual subscription at the date of the meeting.
8.2 The general assembly has the power to define the general orientations of the network, to elect the president and the members of the board of directors, to fix the amount of the annual subscription, to approve the annual moral and financial reports and to stop the modifications of statutes.
In addition, the general assembly discusses the issues put on the agenda by the president or proposed at the initiative of a third of its members.
The General Assembly may, on the proposal of the President, set up specialized committees.

8.3 The general meeting can deliberate validly only if the majority of the members are present or represented.Decisions are taken by a simple majority of the votes cast. The vote is held by secret ballot when one of the members so requests.

8.4 The General Assembly is convened in ordinary session once a year by the President.
The date and place of the meeting shall be fixed by the chairman.
The convocations are addressed to the members at least one month before the date of the meeting.
The secretary is responsible for drafting the minutes of the meeting and communicating them to the members within one month after the meeting.

8.5 The general assembly meets in extraordinary session upon convocation of the president, at his request, that of two-thirds of the members of the board of directors or one-third of the current members of the association.
The extraordinary general meeting may be convened to decide, in particular, on the amendment of the statutes, the resignation of the president or the members of the executive committee, or for any other matter involving the existence or the normal functioning of the association.
The articles of association may be amended by the extraordinary general meeting by an absolute majority of the votes of the current members present or represented. The request for modification, duly motivated, is presented by the president of the association, or by two thirds of the members of the board of directors or by a third of the members in exercise of the association.
The dissolution of the network may be pronounced only by the extraordinary general meeting convened for this purpose by a two-thirds majority of the votes of current members present or represented. In this case, the physical majority of practicing members is required. In the event of dissolution, the assets of the network are vested in an association pursuing similar objectives, namely the promotion of education, technical and vocational training and technological research.

Article 9

9.1 The board of directors is composed of twelve members: the president, the vice-president, the treasurer, the secretary and eight permanent members.
The president is elected by the general assembly for a period of four years. The election shall be by absolute majority in the first two rounds of voting and by a relative majority on the third ballot.
The Board of Directors is elected by the General Assembly for a period of four years. The election is made on the basis of proportional lists to the strongest remainder. The proposed lists must be complete.

9.2 The president represents the association in all acts it undertakes. It is in charge of implementing the policy decided by the general assembly, to organize the internal life of the association, to initiate the corresponding actions and to appreciate their effectiveness. He chairs the meetings of the general assembly and the steering committee. He draws up the annual moral report of the association and presents it at the annual general meeting.
He is assisted in his tasks by the office of the association which includes the vice-president, the secretary and the treasurer.
The vice-president ensures the interim in case of unavailability of the president.
The secretary is responsible for drawing up the minutes and minutes of the various meetings of the general assembly and the executive committee.
The treasurer is responsible for keeping the accounts. It incurs the expenses relating to the actions implemented by the chairman in accordance with the general policy established by the general meeting. He ensures the balance of the accounts of the association. It reports on the state of the finances of the association at each request of the director, at each meeting of the executive committee and annually in the financial report which is presented to the general assembly. The financial report includes the financial statement for the previous calendar year and the estimated budget for the coming calendar year. The detailed income statement of the association is sent to each member at the close of the accounts for a past calendar year. The purpose of the association being non-profit, the treasurer presents to the general assembly a balanced budget in expenses and receipts. The financial report must be approved by the general meeting.
The responsibility for executing financial operations lies with the President and the Treasurer. An account is opened in a bank on behalf of RAIFFET. Commitments are signed by the President or the Treasurer.
The office is responsible in particular for the day-to-day management of the association, monitoring the statement of accounts and the balance of activities, preparing and organizing the general assembly, preparing and implementing the annual program of activities according to the guidelines defined by the general assembly, to issue opinions on membership applications and to regularly inform the members of the association about its activities, actions and interventions.

9.3 The Governing Board shall meet at the invitation of the President at least once a year. The chairman sets the agenda for the meeting. Additional meetings may be called at the request of the chairman or a third party of the board of directors.
Decisions are taken by a majority of the members present or represented. In case of a tie, the president has the casting vote.
The deliberations of the Board of Directors are the subject of a statement of conclusions.
Within the network, the budget year coincides with the calendar year.
The executive committee is required to make available all the accounting and administrative documents necessary for the accomplishment of its mission.
Statutes adopted by the constituent general assembly in Marseille, September 1st, 2007

President: Hélène Armand

Vice-president: Stéphane Brunel

Secretary General: Guy Oliveri

Treasurer: Jacques Ginestié

Digital Manager: Patrick Richard

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