• 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 global expert 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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Visible Worldwide – a new image for DVV International

In April 2014, DVV International is launching its new overall image – based on the new corporate design of the German adult education centres and the umbrella organisation – in order to strengthen the link to the common brand. Read more...

Meeting the Challenge: Skills Development in EU Development Cooperation

What is the role of lifelong learning in development cooperation? Which role could civil society stakeholders in development play in promoting lifelong learning? 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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