Alfred Decker courses

 “Training Permaculture Teachers” (TPT). Rosemary Morrow developed TPT in order to have a multiplier effect in the development of permaculture, with the intention to develop the course in the different European languages by teachers from those countries. The following TPT courses in Europe 2019 are facilitated by Alfred Decker and local teachers: 

– Sweden @ Kosters Trädgårdar, November 5-12, with Cathrine Dolleris and Helena Von Bothmer. This course is available to PDC holders from any country who want to teach participatory learning methods from Rosemary Morrow’s experience and from the “Permaculture Educators Course”. Read More…  (or we could put the link to the announcement on the EuPN site: https://permaculture-network.eu/events/training-permaculture-teachers-course/)

– Portugal @ Vale de Lama, October 26-November 1, with Hugo Oliveira and Patricia Pereira

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 SOIL – CITY – SOLIDARITY 

Urban Permaculture Design Course Berlin 

June 1-15 (2019) 

Facilitated by Alfred Decker (core facilitator and convener), Nicole Wolf (convener) and guest tutors: Declan Kennedy, Mojisola Adebayo, Sonja Bach, Johanna Häger, Dennis Posthumus, Robert Strauch, Bouba Touré, Raphaël Grisey, Rosemary Morrow (via videoconference) and others 

Film Feld Forschung @ Silent Green Kulturquartier and 12P Permaculture Design invite you to a two-week intensive Permaculture Design Course (PDC), offering the internationally-recognized 72-hour permaculture curriculum. Our focus is on urban and social permaculture and how activist permaculture can work for climate justice and building a non-racist society where the permaculture ethic „People Care“ is practised. We will explore soil as the ground we live on and with, as a contested and extracted medium; how practices of soil regeneration connect to how we live together; and how the ethics and principles of permaculture and regenerating soil relates to arts and film practices. 

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Earth Activism & Social Permaculture @ La Loma Viva and La Bolina (Granada, Spain), September 4 – 11, with Starhawk, Alfred Decker, Alex Kruger, and members of La Loma Viva and La Bolina 

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Training of Teachers

Applewood Permaculture Centre, UK, June 11-20

At Applewood we have begun to put together the programme for this year’s Training of Teachers in June. A few places are still places available, so have a look at our website and book your place now!
We use methods for building confidence of the participants throughout, and you will get many opportunities to practice your teaching and facilitation skills and learn through doing. You will give two micro-teach session to put into practice what you have learned, and be able to learn from observing others do the same. The course is fun, lively, interactive and creative. It is fun and inspiring to spend time with a group of dedicated permaculturists who all bring different passions and skills related to permaculture. As one former participant put it, the course is “challenging but empowering. It gave me the courage to be the teacher I know I am.“
For bookings and more information:Training of Teachers 2019 – Applewood Courses

Introduction to Engaging Children in Permaculture

Two day courses:

Nottingham, England 11th & 12th May 2019

Hampshire, England, 5th & 6th October

In this weekend course for parents, teachers and other educators to learn how to engage children in permaculture, you will learn how to use a child-centred or child-led approach; find out how permaculture ethics and principles can be applied to education; discover some great benefits of outdoor learning; learn how to create sessions which engage the whole child: eyes, heart, hands and head; and much more!  More info:  http://childreninpermaculture.com/events/

Children in Permaculture Training of Teachers

Starting 10th July  2019
The first ever training of educators to share permaculture with children and school teachers, including leading the two day CiP training course in their region, designing school grounds, gardening with children, holistic education with children amongst others. The format is an intensive five day course in London, followed by a period of 6-12 months during which participants work with children, then another 5 days course (which will include practical assessment) and a portfolio. More info: http://childreninpermaculture.com/events/

Alfred Decker’s Teaching Schedule 2019

  • Earth Activist Training (Certified PDC) @ Sieben Linden (Germany), August 10 – 23, with Starhawk
  • PDC @ Silent Green (Berlin, Germany), June 1 – 15, with a big and diverse facilitation team including Declan Kennedy
  • Earth Activism & Social Permaculture @ La Loma Viva and La Bolina (Granada, Spain), September 4 – 11, with Starhawk and members of La Loma Viva and La Bolina
  • Social Permaculture @ Ulex Project (Catalunya, Spain), December 7 – 14
  • Training Permaculture Teachers” (TPT). Rosemary Morrow developed TPT in order to have a multiplier effect in the development of permaculture, with the intention to develop the course in the different European languages by teachers from those countries. The following TPT courses in Europe 2019 are facilitated by Alfred and local teachers:
  • Formation de Facilitation Créative en Permaculture (FFCP). Vous souhaitez désormais transmettre la Permaculture avec professionnalisme et créativité? Voici la formation qu’il vous faut!
    • Belgique @ Château de Velaines (Tournaisis), 10 – 18 Mai, préparée par Rosemary Morrow, Bernard Alonso, Alfred Decker, Bernadette Dufour, Sylvain Eymard, Cécile Berny et Charles Abécassis

Rakesh course line up for 2019

Once again we have an exciting line up of courses around Europe, including 4 PDC’s (South France, South East France, Croatia & Austria), a permaculture teacher training course in London with Graham Bell, an Advanced permaculture course where we design and implement our permaculture design for some land in Spain.

We have a forest garden course in South France; how to make a bike powered generator also in South France.

We also have a very exciting course on how to design spaces that educate children through play in Sheffield, plus other children in permaculture courses as well as a children in permaculture conference.

For youths we have a Youth in Permaculture Youth Exchange in Portugal. Most of the courses are listed here on our development web site and also on facebook.