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The Home of Africa’s Adult Education Community


The Magazine aims to promote the sharing of articles on topics relevant to the community of ALE professionals and practitioners in Africa – with a focus on new, topical information relating to the sector including new methods and approaches.

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    A promising Adult Learning and Education (ALE) delivery mechanism


    | Eshetu Abate and Amanuel Hadera (DVV International Ethiopia) | DVV International Ethiopia Innovative practice

    Ethiopia implements a number of adult learning and education programmes which combine functional literacy with agriculture and other livelihoods skills training. But graduates from these programmes, as well as other youth and adults in the communities, still remain with a variety of learning needs and interests.

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    ‘Behind the Wires’ - Photo stories and social change


    | Thalia Eccles Innovative practice

    At the Mass Education Event I walk with a man through the poster exhibition, and we look at the pictures that so starkly represent the community in which he lives. We stop at the photo-posters about shack fires caused by unauthorized electricity connections and he tells me of the shack fires that happen every year and how this situation needs to change.

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