In Mali, DVV International developed a learning app that helps newly literate individuals develop their reading and writing skills. More about DVV International’s work in Mali

Relaxation exercise during a Curriculum globALE training for adult education teachers in Moldova. More about the global framework curriculum of DVV International

Participants in a literacy course offered by DVV International in Kabul. More information on our work in Afghanistan

During the Adult Education and Development Conference 2019, participants discussed the importance of adult education for the achievement of the global sustainability goals. More information about the conference


“The good adult educator” is the title of this year’s issue of the DVV International journal Adult Education and Development. It focuses on the key figure in the educational process: the adult...

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Non-formal adult education is gaining in importance in Guatemala. Recently, with the support of DVV International, Guatemala established its own Vice-Ministry for Non-formal and Alternative...

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In 2019, after 20 years, DVV International concluded its work in Guinea. The Institute organised a closing event in Conakry on 28 and 29 October which looked back on two decades of joint work and...

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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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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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DVV International is partner of the Erasmus+ project INTALL (2018-2021). In the framework of the project, Universities and partners from practice are jointly developing a blended learning methodology for professionalisation in adult education.

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

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Anniversary: 50 years of DVV International

DVV International celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. The anniversary was celebrated on the evening of 7 May in Weimar.

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Curriculum interculturALE

On the basis of its experience in working abroad, DVV International has developed a new intercultural-didactic additional qualification for integration work with refugees at German Adult Education Centres in the shape of Curriculum interculturALE.

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