Training Permaculture Teachers

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/02/2022 - 15/02/2022
17:00 - 19:00

Location
Holt Gård

Categories


Dates: 7.- 15. February 2022

Course leaders: Alfred Decker & Cathrine Dolleris
Ekstra online guest facilitators: Rosemary Morrow & Starhawk!
Location: Holt Gård, Grøumveien 229, 3176 Undrumsdal, Norway
Directions to Holt Gård here

Training Permaculture Teachers (TPT) is an international teachers training course offered in English and organised by Norwegian Permaculture Association and 12P Permaculture Design. The course will be available to PDC holders from any country.

Join us for an intensive training that will provide you with an invaluable toolkit to use in the classroom, as well as life in general. The internationally-renowned teacher Rosemary (Rowe) Morrow’s TPT course draws on her decades of permaculture teaching experience. Whether you are already a teacher, or thinking of becoming one, the TPT training makes teaching a transformative and fun exchange. Classrooms (indoor and outdoor) will never be the same again!

TPT is designed for those who want to teach based on Rosemary’s participatory learning methods. The course will help participants to:
– Change the way they think about education
– Move towards a permaculture teaching career
– Empower others with life-changing skills
– Learn to pass on knowledge of permaculture theory and practice in ways that creates real change in their students and activates entire communities
– Make connections with an international community of permaculture teachers

Price:
Standard price: 10500 NOK – 1050 Euros
Student//low income: 8500 NOK – 850 Euros
Includes 3 meals a day and tea/ coffee etc.
(excluding accommodation; from 800,- to 4800,-) – details on registration
Includes deposit: 3000,- payable on registration
Max 22 participants.
Please note: This course is open for PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate) holders.
Registration: Click here to sign up!
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About the facilitators:
Alfred Decker is an award-winning permaculture designer, a certified educator with the Permaculture Association of Britain, and one of Europe’s leading permaculture educators. Since his first PDC in 1998 in California, Alfred has been involved with social movements and projects throughout Europe and the Americas. He is the founder of the 12 Principles Permaculture Design consultancy, Permacultura Barcelona and the Forest Gardens project at Can Masdeu; is a co-founder of the Spanish Permaculture Academy (Academia de Permacultura Íbera); and was a member of the European Permaculture Teachers Partnership and the Permaculture Council of Europe.  Alfred holds a post graduate diploma in sustainable architecture and renewable energy (Centre for Alternative Technology).

After taking this same TPT course with Rosemary Morrow in 2011, he undertook a two year mentorship and later co-facilitated six courses as her assistant, ultimately earning a Diploma in Permaculture Education & Community Development in 2013 through the Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute (Australia). Committed to furthering the TPT course that Rosemary developed, Alfred facilitated 7 more TPT courses as lead facilitator, co-edited the TPT manual, and organised a successful crowdfunding campaign to develop the platform. Rosemary has asked him to organise the TPT trainings in Europe.  Alfred lives at a cooperative project called Vidàlia outside of Barcelona, Catalunya (Spain) where he is developing a permaculture demonstration site.

Cathrine Dolleris is dedicated to regenerating life supporting systems in nature and in society. She is a permaculture diploma mentor, based in Denmark, and currently have diploma apprentices in six different countries. Teaching and mentoring permaculture has become a big part of her livelihood together with part self-sufficiency at her rural home in Denmark. Recently she has started the Nordic Permaculture Academy as a collaboration with Nordic colleagues. She manages Erasmus+ projects within the Danish Permaculture Association and is engaged in projects on forest gardens and regenerative agriculture locally.

Her background in geography, extensive travels and working within governmental and non-governmental sectors has given her experiences with especially poverty, gender, community development, ethnic minorities and the environment in a global context.
She took an interest in permaculture first time in South Africa in 2000 while working with Zulu farmers and have studied and applied permaculture principles in my later work in Nepal and Vietnam. Today she aims for partial self-sufficiency at her own small homestead and LAND center in Denmark.

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