What we do

Main Activities

  • Speaking up for access, equity, diversity and inclusion in education wherever a voice is needed
  • Improving good practice through sharing ideas and knowledge and providing opportunities for practitioners to learn from experts and each other
  • Encouraging better policy making through the sharing of ideas and knowledge and by connecting policy makers and practitioners
  • Connecting practitioners and policy makers from different parts of the world to facilitate joint projects and other activities
  • Organising an annual conference and occasional seminars in Europe and regular global events through our GAPS initiative (global access to post-secondary education)
  • Publishing resources, articles, reports and other materials on access related matters
  • Providing advice to members (institutions, organisations and individuals) and others on access related matters
  • Working with other organisations with similar interests to advance access, equity, diversity and inclusion


  • Research and consultancy on issues of access, equity diversity and inclusion in education at all levels
  • Conference and seminar organisation
  • Dissemination of documents, projects
  • Editing and publish access- related materials
  • ‘Matchmaking’ for projects, partnerships and expertise
  • Auditing equity policies and practices