Your Local Adult Learning Network

The Adult Basic Education Association exists to improve the quality of life in the community of Hamilton through the promotion and support of lifelong learning.

Do you need to upgrade your skills to get a job? Or, do you have educational goals and you don’t know where to start?

We can discuss your options and give you the information you need to get started.

There are free adult upgrading programs across the city – one is right for you!

Call us today! 905-527-2222


Annual Leaders in Literacy Breakfast

Our annual Leaders in Literacy Breakfast is on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 starting at 8:30 am – Hamilton Sheraton Hotel.

Join us as we present the Leaders in Literacy Awards and hear from the learners nominated for The Hamilton Spectator Adult Literacy Learner Award!  View the printable announcement here – ABEA_Breakfast_2017.

Register here for seats


Hamilton Academic Upgrading programs work together to address community upgrading needs by developing the Hamilton Literacy Service Plan each year.

The 2017-2018 community report is now available for download.


Clear Writing – Create Clear Messages and Get the Results You Want

Are your written messages sometimes misunderstood? Or, are you looking for a training opportunity for your team? Consider our Clear Writing service. We are recognized by the Learning Networks of Ontario as a Clear Writing Consultant.

Find out more information.