• … REFLECT Class in Lak Sao Village, Khamkeut District, Bolikhamxay Province

  • … Handing over Ceremony in Phalienai Village, Nong District, Savannakhet Province funed by BMZ

  • The gold-covered Buddhist stupa Pha That Luang in Vientiane is the national symbol of Laos.

  • Non-formal Training Course on Food Processing within the Cooperation between GIZ and DVV International in the Integrated Vocational Education Training Center (IVET) Xayabury Province

  • Our local staff in our DVV International Regional Office in Vientiane, Lao PDR: perfect gender balance!


In October, representatives from 95 countries met in the city of Suwon, Republic of Korea, to discuss the improvements and challenges of Adult Learning and Education (ALE). The CONFINTEA...

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Happy 2018! We are pleased to inform you that the UIL Policy Brief 9, entitled Engaging Families in Literacy and Learning, is now available in five languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and...

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Support of the Department for Non-Formal Education

The Regional office supports the work of the Department of Non-Formal Education by different means. These include sharing and exchange workshops, equipment, trainings, study visits and promoting the participation of DNFE staff at regional and international events.

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Non-formal Vocational Training

Improving non-formal vocational training is one of the four big projects of DVV International in Laos. Together with the GIZ and associated departments in the Lao Ministry for Education and Sports, Integrated Vocational Training and Education (IVET) centers are build and maintained to improve the vocational skills of youth and adults.

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Welcome to DVV International South- and Southeast Asia


Training Manual for Facilitators: Using Soft Skills in Non-Formal Education

For the first time the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), India and DVV International, Germany joint collaboration for developing the Training Manual for Facilitators

Regional News

Read about the latest debates, activities and news in the regional Adult Education community.
The information about ongoing developments in south, east, south-east Asia and South Pacific can be found here.