Associate Members

adult learners
African Union (AU)
Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)
Commonwealth of Learning (CoL)
Conference of the Ministers of Education of French speaking countries (CONFEMEN)
European Basic Skills Network (EBSN)
International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)
Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la formation (IFEF)
International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Pamoja West Africa
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)
SIL International
UNESCO Chair for Adult Literacy and Social Transformation
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Counting the cost: achieving literacy in countries of the Global Alliance for Literacy


Welcome to LitBase, the Global Literacy and Numeracy Database. Here you will find case studies of youth and adult literacy programmes representing some of the best practice around the world.