A Prime Minister’s Decree will, for the first time, provide a legal framework for the implementation of a lifelong learning approach in the Lao education system.

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As a new publication format, the Expert Paper introduces current topics related to adult education and development cooperation into the debate among experts and the public.

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The intercultural framework curriculum developed by DVV International and the German Institute for Adult Education is now also being implemented in Peru.

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Curriculum globALE

Curriculum globALE is the global framework curriculum for the teaching and the learning of adults. In five modules, it describes the relevant skills needed to lead successful courses and provides guidance on their practical implementation.

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International journal

The international journal "Adult Education and Development" is a forum for adult educationists from all over the world. It is published once a year in English, French and Spanish.

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In the DVV International blog, employees, partners and guest writers from around the world report about their work from where they are located.

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DVV International is partner of the EU research project EduMAP (2016-2018). The project researches what policies and practices are needed to include young adults at risk of social exclusion in active participatory citizenship in Europe.

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DVV International operates worldwide with more than 200 partners in over 30 countries.

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DVV International supports community learning centres in Cambodia: find out how adult education changes the local communities.

Annual Report 2016

The Annual Report provides information on the global activities of the Institute and its partners in 2016, as well as an overview of revenues and expenditures.

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AEDC conference

DVV International will invite an international audience of specialists to attend the Adult Education and Development Conference (AEDC) on 11 and 12 October 2017, in Tbilisi, Georgia. More information can be found at the conference website.