Build and strengthen an Asia Pacific network and advocacy base dedicated to advancing equitable access to relevant, quality and empowering education and learning opportunities for all; enhance the contribution of adult education and learning in empowering people towards creating a new global order which promotes equitable and sustainable human development and protects the rights of all people to live in dignity and peace; promote recognition of the contribution and importance of community groups, people's organizations, NGOs and other civil society organizations in education and development in the region.
ASPBAE's priority areas of work are:
Policy advocacy: Advocating for access to quality lifelong learning opportunities and education for all;
Leadership and capacity building: Creating a pool of leaders in adult education in the Asia South Pacific;
Strategic partnerships: Working with those committed to bringing change;
Institutional capacity building: Strengthening systems to carry forward the education agenda;
Activities include: Basic Leadership Development Course; training. Works primarily with and through member organizations.