Chapter I


Article 1. Under the name International Scientific Psychopedagogy Association is an association under the Organic Law 1/2002 of 22 March, and complementary norms, with legal personality and full legal capacity, lacking profit.

Article 2. This association is constituted indefinitely.

Article 3. The existence of this association aims:

  1. Promote, disseminate, facilitate contact between researchers from the following scientific areas in psychology and education (and those that can be added):

    • Learning, memory and motivation

    • Conflicts and school mediation

    • Vocational and career development

    • Education, development and artistic expression

    • Family, school and community

    • Training teachers and educators

    • Training and transition to the world of work

    • Multiculturalism, social inclusion and education

    • Language, communication and its disorders

    • Models and assessment practices

    • Special educational needs

    • Policies and reforms of higher education

    • Communication and educational technologies

    • Transitions and development throughout life

  2. Advise a few agencies require expert advice on these scientific areas.

Article 4. To fulfill these goals the following activities:

  1. Conduct regular scientific meetings

  2. Organize or promote meetings, seminars and thematic symposia.

  3. Develop, publish and distribute the Journal of Studies and Research in Psychology and Education

  4. Blog edit format and on an irregular basis a newsletter of the association.

  5. Establish contacts and partnerships with other associations of matching purposes.

  6. Create a web page of the association to facilitate communication with stakeholders.

  7. In all its activities, the association will enhance the presence of the Spanish and Portuguese languages.

Article 5. The Association establishes its registered office in the Spanish headquarters (Group for Research in Developmental Psychology and the School Learning Faculty of Education Campus Elviña s / n 15071 - A Coruña) and Portuguese (Instituto de Educação Department Sociais Ciências da Educação Campus of Gualtar 4710 - 057 Braga). His preferred territory, which will mainly carry out its activities, it is the whole of the Spanish and Portuguese States, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries regardless of their geographic location.


Representative body

Article 6. The Association shall be managed and represented by a Board consisting of: a / a Chairman / a, a / a Vice President / a, a / a Secretary / a, a / Treasurer / ay 6 vowels. All charges that make up the Board shall be free. They are appointed and removed by the General Assembly and its mandate will last for 2 years (Congress) which may be renewable for a second term. Shall be permanent members of the Board teachers who signed the Founding Act: Bento Duarte da Silva, Alfonso Barca Lozano, Leandro Almeida and Manuel Peralbo, by their membership number and founders of the Association. The Board shall determine who shall perform the task each and every moment.

Article 7. These may cause low by voluntary resignation communicated in writing to the Board, for breach of the obligations that had been entrusted and expiry of the mandate.

Article 8. The members of the Board who have exhausted the term for which they were elected, continue in their positions in office until the moment when the acceptance of replacing them occurs.

Article 9. The Board shall meet as often as determined by its President / aya ​​initiative or at the request of a third of its members. It is constituted when half plus one assist its members and that their agreements are valid shall be taken by majority vote. In case of a tie, the vote of the President or the President will be of quality.

Article 10. Powers of the Board: The powers of the Board shall extend generally to all the acts of the aims of the association, if not require, according to these statutes, express authorization of the General Assembly.

They are particular powers of the Board:

  • a) direct the social activities and bring economic and administrative management of the Association agreeing to carry out the necessary contracts and acts. The board may delegate the management to external entities through a contract, the amount will be borne by the membership fees in the proportion to be determined.

  • b) To implement the resolutions of the General Assembly.

  • c) Develop and submit for approval of the General Assembly and Annual Accounts Balances.

  • d) decide on the admission of new members.

  • e) To appoint delegates for any specific activity of the Association.

  • f) Any other faculty that is not the exclusive competence of the General Assembly of members.

Article 11. The President have the following powers: To legally represent the Association before any kind of public or private bodies; convene, preside and close the meetings of the General Assembly and the Board as well as the proceedings of one another; order payments and authorize with his signature the documents, minutes and correspondence; adopt any urgent measure that the smooth running of the Association or advise in the development of their activities is necessary or desirable, subject to account later to the Board.

Article 12. / Vice President / to replace the President or the President in his absence, due to illness or any other cause, and have the same powers as him.

Article 13. / Secretary / a will oversee the direction of purely administrative work of the Association, issue certifications, take books association legally established and the associated file, and safeguard the documentation of the organization, making communications on designation of Boards and other social agreements registrable with the corresponding records shall be extended, as well as the fulfillment of the documentary obligations in the terms that legally correspond.

Article 14. / Treasurer / to collect and safeguard funds belonging to the Association and shall comply with payment orders issued by the / the President / a.

Article 15. / the Members shall have the duties of his office as members of the Board, and as well as those born of delegations or working committees that the Board duties entrusted to them.

Article 16. Vacancies that may occur during the term of any member of the Board shall be temporarily covered such members until the definitive election by the General Assembly convened for that purpose.



Article 17. The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the Association and shall consist of all partners.

Article 18. The meetings of the General Assembly will be ordinary and extraordinary. The ordinary is held once every two years, coinciding with the Congress organized by the Association. The extraordinary take place when circumstances warrant, the judgment of the President or the President, if the Board agrees it or when proposed in writing by one tenth of the members.

Article 19. Notices of General Meetings shall be in writing stating the place, date and time of the meeting and the agenda with concrete expression of the issues under discussion. Between the announcement and the day appointed for holding the Meeting on first call will mediate at least fifteen days, so it can be recorded if appropriate the date and time that the Assembly will meet on second call, no one to another to mediate within less than an hour.

Article 20. Both ordinary and extraordinary General Assemblies shall be validly constituted in first call when her third of the members with voting rights, and on second call whatever the number of members voting.

The decisions by a simple majority of those present or represented will be taken when the yeas outweigh the negatives, not being computable to this end the null votes, blank, or abstentions.

It will require a qualified majority of those present or represented, which result when the affirmative votes exceed half of them to:

  • a) Dissolution of the entity.

  • b) Amendment of Bylaws.

  • c) Disposition or alienation of immobilized goods.

  • d) Remuneration of members of the representative body.

  • e) Establishment of a Federation.

  • f) Integration or link to another association.

Article 21. The powers of the General Assembly:

  • a) Approve the management of the Board.

  • b) To consider and approve the annual accounts.

  • c) To elect the members of the Board.

  • d) Setting the ordinary or extraordinary fees.

  • e) Dissolution of the Association.

  • f) Amendments to the Statutes.

  • g) The provision or disposition of assets.

  • h) To agree, where applicable, the remuneration of the members of the representative bodies.

  • i) Any other than competence attributed to another social organ.

Article 22 require resolution of the Extraordinary General Assembly convened for that purpose:

  • a) Amendments to the Statutes.

  • b) Dissolution of the Association.



Article 23. Association may belong to those with the capacity to act with an interest in the development of the aims of the Association and prove their competence to help them.

Article 24. Within the Association will be the following classes of members:

  • a) Founding members, who are those involved in the act of constitution of the Association.

  • b) full members, who will be entering after the constitution of the Association.

  • c) Honorary members, who by their prestige or for having contributed significantly to the dignity and development of the Association thus become worthy of such distinction. The appointment of honorary members will correspond to the General Assembly.

Article 25. The partners will cause low for any of the following causes:

  • a) By voluntary resignation, communicated in writing to the Board.

  • b) Breach of financial obligations if it failed to meet two installments.

Article 26. The number and founding partners have the following rights:

  • a) Take part in all activities organized by the Association in fulfillment of its purposes

    • b) To enjoy all the advantages and benefits that the Association can obtain. In particular:

      • Those who are doctors / ace will have priority access to the magazine, as reviewers of the items received and as evaluators of the proposals submitted to the congress of the association.

      • Privileged access to the publication in the journal, provided they pass the process of internal and external evaluation, can then publish to an annual article.

      • 50% discount on the registration of conferences, seminars and courses organized by the association, including of course the Galician-Portuguese International Congress of Psychology.

      • Disclosure of initiatives and publications partners on the web and in the newsletter of the association.

    • c) Participate in the Assemblies with voice and vote.

    • d) Be voters and candidates for leadership positions.

    • e) Receive information about the agreements adopted by the organs of the Association.

    • f) Make suggestions to the members of the Board in order to best achieve the aims of the Association.

    • g) request the Board the scientific support of the association for the activities of members who meet the requirements applicable scientific quality.

    • h) Participate in the awards instituted by the Association: William James, Lev Vygotsky and Jerome Bruner, whose bases will be published on the website of the association.

    Article 27. The number founders and partners have the following obligations:

    • a) To fulfill the present Statutes and the valid Assemblies and Board agreements.

    • b) pay the fees to be fixed.

    • c) Attend the Assemblies and other events organized.

    • d) Perform, if necessary, the obligations inherent in the position they occupy.

    Article 28. Honorary members have the same obligations as the founders and numbers except those provided for in paragraphs b) and d) of the preceding article.

Article 29. The economic resources for the development of the aims and activities of the Association are:

  • a) The membership fees, periodic or extraordinary.

  • b) Subsidies, legacies donations or inheritances that could legally receive from partners or third parties.

  • c) Any other lawful use.

Article 30. The Association lacks Social Fund at the time of its constitution.

Article 31. The associative and economic exercise will be annual and its closing will take place on December 31 of each year.



Article 32. voluntarily dissolve when agreed by the Extraordinary General Assembly convened for that purpose, pursuant to Article 20 of the Statutes.

Article 33. In case of dissolution, a liquidation committee shall be appointed which, once extinguished debt, and if any excess liquid so allocated for purposes that do not alter its nonprofit nature.


For the implementation of the Association, will act as Interim Board grantors founding members of the Founding Act. They have a period of one year to regularize the operation of the Association.

In all matters not provided for in these Statutes the Organic Law 1/2002 of 22 March regulating the Right of Association, and supplementary provisions will apply.

In A Coruna ------------- of 2015.

D. Manuel Peralbo Uzquiano

D. Leandro Almeida Silva

D. Duarte Bento Silva

D. Eliseo Alfonso Barca Lozano


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