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Developing Adult Educators as Professionals and Adult Education as a Profession: Experiences of DVV International throughout the World and within Several Decades

  • Maja Avramovska
  • Sonja Belete
  • Uwe Gartenschlaeger
  • Heribert Hinzen
  • Levan Kvatchadze

In its first part, the article will concentrate on the period when Lalage and DVV International worked almost in parallel in a number of countries with partners in Africa from the 1960s onwards. Both were involved in the professionalisation of adult education and the capacity building of adult educators. The second part looks at recent developments in the DVV International’s portfolio with a more global perspective, but with relevance for Africa or deriving from experiences with African partners.

  • Keywords:
  • Cooperation,
  • Curricula,
  • Institutionalisation,
  • Professionalisation,
  • Research,
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Maja Avramovska

DVV International, Germany

Sonja Belete

Consultant, Ethiopia

Uwe Gartenschlaeger

DVV International, Germany

Heribert Hinzen

Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany - ORCID: 0000-0002-9432-6786

Levan Kvatchadze

DVV International, Germany

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Chapter Title

Developing Adult Educators as Professionals and Adult Education as a Profession: Experiences of DVV International throughout the World and within Several Decades

Authors

Maja Avramovska, Sonja Belete, Uwe Gartenschlaeger, Heribert Hinzen, Levan Kvatchadze

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English

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10.36253/979-12-215-0253-4.24

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2023

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Book Title

Adult Education and Social Justice: International Perspectives

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Maria Slowey, Heribert Hinzen, Michael Omolewa, Michael Osborne

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324

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2023

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Firenze University Press

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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