• Basic education: participants of a literacy program in Mali

    Basic education: participants of a literacy program in Mali

  • Conference: The Bonn Conference on Adult Education (BoCAED) is held every two years in Bonn

    Conference: The Bonn Conference on Adult Education (BoCAED) is held every two years in Bonn

  • Train-the-Trainer: Training course instructors in Balkh province, Afghanistan

    Train-the-Trainer: Training course instructors in Balkh province, Afghanistan

  • International debates: What next after 2015?

    International debates: What next after 2015?

  • Exchange: Study groups from Ethiopia and Southeast Asia meeting colleagues from the VHS Bonn

    Exchange: Study groups from Ethiopia and Southeast Asia meeting colleagues from the VHS Bonn

  • Dialogue: Interview with Professor Dr. Rita Süssmuth, President of the German Adult Education Association

    Dialogue: Interview with Professor Dr. Rita Süssmuth, President of the German Adult Education Association

  • Expert in Adult Education: DVV International works with about 200 partners in 35 countries

    Expert in Adult Education: DVV International works with about 200 partners in 35 countries


Education for Everyone. Worldwide. Lifelong.

DVV International is the Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association. As a leading professional organisation in Adult Education, the Institute has supported Lifelong Learning in developing and transition countries for more than 45 years now.

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.

Curriculum globALE is aimed at educational institutions that offer training for continuing education.

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ICAE Virtual Seminar on “Communities”

Following issue 81 of the journal Adult Education and Development, published by DVV International in cooperation with the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), ICAE is organizing a Virtual Seminar about the topic “Communities” from February 25 till March 20, 2015. The Seminar is free of charge and open to anyone. Read More...

Call for submissions on "Education for Global Citizenship"

DVV International is now seeking for submissions for its international journal Adult Education and Development, issue 82/2015 on "Education for Global Citizenship". Read more...

Lifelong learning as a public good – 5th Festival of Non-formal Education in Belarus

What role can non-formal education play for the benefit of society? This was the leading question of the 5th Festival of Non-formal Education, held in Minsk on December 5-6, 2014. Read more...

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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