With the financial support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), DVV International in Ukraine supports partner Adult Learning and Education Centers in the development and implementation of needs-oriented education programmes aimed at enhancing people's economic, social responsibility, and life skills, which, finally, should influence functional literacy, unemployment, poverty reduction and improving the quality of life in local communities.
The third year in a row Ukraine has joined “Active for education in prison 2.0” project, which is being implemented with the financial support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The main goal of the project is to expand professional exchange and international cooperation between the representative office of DVV International, German educational organizations for prisons and local partners in Armenia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.
The aggressive politics of memory (Geschichtspolitik) and the dominance of patriotic narratives of national histories in schools do not at all contribute to the development of critical thinking among young people, and also encourage the formation of harmful stereotypes and prejudices. Given this, independent and professional historians-led work of young people with historical sources is critical.