European Literacy Policy Network


The consortium includes 80 partner organizations committed to active participation in the network. They represent actors in 28 countries, and a wide variety of contexts and areas of expertise. There are five education ministries and national agencies, existing literacy networks, international organizations, foundations, NGOs, universities, research centres, teacher training institutions and national / regional volunteer organizations.

Target Group

Researchers, policy makers and stakeholders


ELINET focuses on the creation of a sustainable European Literacy Policy Network (ELINET), an umbrella organization for all organizations engaged in literacy policy making and promotion, building on the 2012 Report of the European High Level Expert Group on Literacy (EHLG). It aims to develop evidence-based tools for all actors in the heterogeneous field of literacy locally, regionally, nationally or transnationally. ELINET will gather and analyse information on literacy policies; facilitate the exchange of expertise and good practice in effective policy approaches and literacy campaigns; and support member organisations in campaigning to raise awareness of the importance of literacy across a broad range of policy areas.

Funding Organizations

Lifelong Learning Programme: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (EAC/S05/2013) GRANT FOR AN ACTION Establishment of a European Policy Network of National Literacy Organisations

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