Team Adults

Adults are often overlooked when it comes to education and literacy is no exception. However, ELINET has made a clear commitment to changing this by giving equal status to adult literacy through alongside young children and adolescents.

Read more about the team leader David Mallows


Team leader David Mallows draws on a pool experienced and committed professionals across Europe – all working in organisations which put adults first:

ABC - Union of Literacy Learners, The Netherlands
Belgian Federation for Basic Education, Belgium
CINOP, The Netherlands
Education Scotland, United Kingdom
European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), Belgium
German Institute for Adult Education (DIE), Germany
Inspire - Association for Education and Management, Austria
Institute of Education (IOE), United Kingdom
National Agency for Fighting Illiteracy (ANLCI), France
Nordic Network for Adult Learning (NVL), Norway
Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning VOX, Norway
Research and Practice in Adult Literacy, United Kingdom
Romanian Institution for Adult Education (IREA), Romania
Senate administration for Education, Youth and Science, Germany
Swiss Federation for Adult Learning, Switzerland
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Germany
University of Hamburg, Germany

What people in Team Adults say about ELINET

"Contributing to the development of adult literacy provision in Romania is a huge motivation for the work I am doing in ELINET." Maria Toia – Romanian Institute for Adult Education, Romania

"I participate in ELINET to serve the literacy community, more specific the adults who have taken the courageous step to improve their literacy skills. I am lucky to speak on behalf of them." Kees Hammink, ABC - Union of Literacy Learners, The Netherlands