Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)

  • A Advocate
  • N Network


The Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE) is a regional network of more than 200 civil society organisations and individuals operating in around 30 countries of the Asia-Pacific. ASPBAE works towards promoting the right to quality education and transformative and liberating lifelong adult education and learning for all. Through its work, ASPBAE lobbies with governments to uphold education as an empowering tool to combat poverty and all forms of exclusion and discrimination, enable active and meaningful participation in governance, and build a culture of peace and international understanding. ASPBAE's core strategies are Policy Advocacy, Leadership and Capacity Building, Building Strategic Partnerships, and Institutional Strengthening.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Networking/Convening

Secondary Functions

  • N/A

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Secondary completion


  • Early childhood development
  • Transition from school to work

Other skills

  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School facilities
  • School quality
  • School violence
  • School-related gender-based violence
  • Teacher training


  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Other academic performance-related
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Community sensitization
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Empowerment
  • Gender equality
  • Migration
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

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Current girls’ education funders

Current girls' education partners

Locations and contact information Back to Top


Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)

Headquarters location(s)

  • Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines

Country offices

  • N/A


Medha Soni
Information and Communications Coordinator
Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Afghanistan
  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • Fiji
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Viet Nam

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