Literacy Worldwide - The International Literacy Association

Coaching, Collaboration, and Leadership

New Resource Collection! Explore the role of literacy leaders in establishing a strong culture of literacy




The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a professional organization with a mission of connecting research and practice to continuously improve the quality of literacy instruction across the globe.

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ILA National Recognition Program

Show that your institution and program are aligned to a rigorous set of standards. Applications are being accepted now, so learn how to get started today.

Context Matters Research Grants

The 2022 Call for Proposals is now open. Researchers, academics, and educators in Africa are invited to submit proposals by August 1.

ILA's 30 Under 30

Who is the future of literacy? Nominate an emerging leader for our 2023 list.

Support our efforts to make high-quality professional learning accessible to every educator, everywhere.