September 23 – 30, 2014
During eight interactive and information-filled days, Small Planet will be offering a course to enhance your skills in teaching Permaculture and to add new information to your curriculum. Permaculture offers key solutions to the environmental, economic and social challenges facing human occupation of the planet.
The course is suitable for anyone teaching, or interested in teaching Permaculture or other related topics
Please note that this course is a teacher-training. Participants are expected to have practical and theoretical permaculture experience, and to have completed the 72 hours Permaculture Design Course.
PEC 2014 will be held at the intentional community ‘Friland’, 35kms from Aarhus, Denmark.
It is a fully residential course, all meals and accommodation are included.
There are no hostels or hotels in the small village of Feldballe. Accommodation will be in the guest rooms of local families.
Meals will be vegetarian and organic.
Objectives of the course:
To present tools, ideas and methodologies to boost your teaching and curriculum design.
To bring together European Permaculture educators to exchange ideas about teaching methods and content.
To help educators to teach creatively and confidently.
To provide the opportunity for educators to create their own support and communication network within Europe, as well as linking in to existing networks.
The program will include:
How to present using a variety of teaching methods
Using icebreakers and energizers to keep interest
‘Mini-teaches’ to gain first-hand experience with peer-review
‘Open space’, games and small group discussions
Tours and practical sessions
Time for exchanging knowledge, experience and networking
Course learning outcomes:
– Course and session design
– Creative teaching tools and techniques
– Course logistics