UNESCO works with other organization in initiatives relating to textbooks and learning materials. Some of our partners include:

Intergovernmental Institutions

To accomplish its goals in textbook development, UNESCO works together with other UN agencies, international organisations and Member States. 

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) 

Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)

The Council of Europe

Civil Society Organizations

European Standing Conference of History Teachers’ Associations (EUROCLIO) 
Aims to promote and support the development of history education so that it strengthens peace, stability, democracy and critical thinking. 

Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research 
A research institute on teaching materials in the fields of social studies that has an impressive international textbook collection. In cooperation with UNESCO, it launched the International Research Network on Educational Resources (IRNER) .

International Association for Research on Textbooks and Educational Media (IARTEM) 
A community of researchers who work to promote research and understanding of textbooks and educational media. 

ScoLibris Livre solidaire

Association pour la promotion des ressources éducatives libres (Aprelia)


Academic Institutions

University centres are valuable partners especially as regards research on innovative learning materials. 

Réseau International sur les manuels scolaires autour de la Méditerranée (RIMAMED)


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