• 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


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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Create the world we want – IX World Assembly of ICAE

“Adult learning and education to create the world we want” was the title of the IX World Assembly of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), which took place in Montreal, Canada, 11 to 13 June 2015. Read more...

Adult Education in an interconnected world – Festschrift in honour of Heribert Hinzen

To mark the farewell of Prof. (H) Dr. Heribert Hinzen, former Director of the Institute and member of DVV International for many decades, the Institute has published a festschrift in his honour. 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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