Asia-Pacific Network for Moral Education

Organization founded in 2008. Brings together a focused group of educators from various disciplines, and with specific interests in the Asia-Pacific region, to facilitate in-depth discussions, the sharing of perspectives and the exchange of ideas with regard to teaching and learning in the areas of ethical and moral education, values education and citizenship education.

APNME aims to foster collaborative relationships among its members, for the advancement of moral education and research in the region. It does this both formally during its annual conference, and informally through ongoing exchanges throughout the year. It also actively seeks to involve and support young researchers and post-graduate students of moral education and moral development, including through the award of its Annual Best Poster Prize for the best poster at is annual conference.


  • To provide, in the Asia Pacific region, a forum for professional educators who have an interest in moral education and/or moral development and are committed to its advancement in the region and globally.
  • To foster acceptance of a wide range of positions in moral education and moral development
  • To foster communication, cooperation, training, and research in moral education and moral development.
  • To serve as a resource in matters related to moral education and moral development.

APNME currently has members from the following countries or regions: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Pakistan, Nepal, the Maldives, Eritrean, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, Taiwan, Thailand, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA.