Random selection of images from the EPT meeting at Vale da Lama.
The meeting buzzing with busy permanent teachers. We have been through a journey together. We have discussed educational structures in Europe, teaching methods, manual and content, web and databases, values, communication, organization etc etc.
This is the fourth day in the beautiful mountains of northern Slovenia. Like the peaks stretching up into the sky, extending our ambitions far outside the objectives of the partnership. We want it here and we like to use our free time to get permaculture to spread in Europe and beyond.
Sorry the virtual conference isn’t happening like we intended to. Life happens and plans change.
We made a good start. Great meeting of minds; all these wonderful people from all over Europe and then some
In the coming days we will publish pictures and sound recordings, possibly some video of presentations too. Also notes from participants…
European Permaculture Education Structures is the main theme of this meeting.
Permaculture teachers and education organisers of more then 14 European countries participate in a partnership (co-funded by the EU Lifelong Learning Programme) to explore sustainable ways to share knowledge. Offering professional development to permaculture teachers across Europe is the main goal of this two-year project.
There are 7 transnational meetings planned, of which this meeting in Trenta is the second. All participants will share knowledge and ideas about
Impressions of the first EPT meeting in Eschenrode, Germany. Photographs courtesy of Cathrine Dolleris.
Game play as a sustainable way of sharing knowledge is an ancient concept that has proven its effectiveness and staying power. E.g. card games have very deep historical roots and even though much of the meaning of the cards has been obscured by the passage of time, the knowledge embedded in them is still accessible to those interested to find out.
For our project -working title: GreenDragons- we have chosen to develop en educational role playing game that can be played
Today we selected this sessions tat you can attend live o watch it later:
10:00 – 11:00 Dragon Dreaming & Permaculture -an Australian marriage made in heaven (John Croft, AUS) 11:00 – 12:00 The diploma process and Teachers’ network in Europe – Open discussion (PC Council) 12:00 – 12:30 View of my PC diploma pathway, through my own experience and journey (Cecile Messere, F) 12:30 – 13:00 PC projects in India (Sarah Daum, DE) 15:00 – 16:00 10.000 trees – permaculture global climatic strategy (Tony Andersen, DK) 16:00 – 17:00 Minuto Time-Vouchers: a new means of
The European Permaculture Teacher’s Partnership “Teaching Permaculture in Europe: Sustainable Ways of Sharing Knowledge” is being launched right after EuPC!
Date: Sun 5th – Tue 7th of August, 2012
(right after the European Permaculture Convergence:www.eupc2012.de)
Time: Sunday, 18:00 o’clock – Tuesday, 19:00 o’clock
(departure: wednesday morning)
Location: gASTWERKe community (www.gastwerke.de), Escherode/Kassel, Germany
Accomodation: your OWN tent!
(unless you organized something else for the whole EuPC!!!)
Costs: 90 €
(including organic food and accomodation)
If you want to participate in both the EuPC and in the Partnership Gathering, please add this amount
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