College: organized group of professional people

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Sarcophagus_of_the_brother_MAN_Napoli_Inv6603_n01college |ˈkälij|
noun

An organized group of professional people with particular aims, duties, and privileges : [in names ] the electoral college.

ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French, from Latin collegium ‘partnership, association,’ from collega ‘partner in office,’ from col– ‘together with’ + legare ‘depute.’

elementsIn the context of the Permaculture College of Europe, the word college means a group of professional permaculture teachers, working cooperatively to promote professional development and assisting the community of permaculture teachers to improve and excel in the field of teaching and learning permanent innovation and development on the human scale and according to the permaculture ethics of earth care, people care and fair share (setting limits to population and consumption and regenerating the earth).

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