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A Stranger in a Strange Land: Working Successfully Abroad

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With Rico Zook, International  Permaculture Teacher
OCTOBER 23rd – 25th,  2015 (only opportunity in Europe in 2015)

Rico-teachingToday many people want to help others to live on our planet in a better way. All over the globe people of the majority world are starting to realize that the industrial model has serious flaws. They’re looking for sustainable and regenerative answers that are culturally and environmentally appropriate. Us in the minority world have the money, time and desire to be of assistance; however, good intentions are not enough.
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Permaculture Course Formats

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During the third of the seven EPT meetings held at Quinta do Vale da Lama in Algarve, Portugal, teachers from all over Europe extensively discussed various course formats for teaching Permaculture to beginners:

There are also advanced training opportunities  for Permaculturalists (who have a PDC):

More about the formats above follow, including some pros and cons:

Introduction to Permaculture

Examples on this site of Introductions to Permaculture

Accademia Italiana di Permacultura

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Accademia Italiana di Permacultura

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Founded:  2006

Members: 273

Aims and Objectives: Support the members in their diploma pathway in italy and mantain the national and international permaculture network

Target Groups: PDC holders

Work Focus: Diploma pathway, convergences and other network events.

Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities (PDF)

Number of courses run in 2012

Courses & Diploma Pathways

Teachers & Trainees

Tutors List

EPT Participants

Anna Bartoli
Elena Parmiggiani
Enrico Marulli

UK Permaculture Association

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Founded: 1983

Members: 1400

Aims and Objectives:
To enable people to have better access to permaculture training & education
To enable people to share their practice
To demonstrate the benefits of the permaculture approach to civil society and specific sectors
To promote research into the theory & practice of permaculture
To maintain an archive & library of permaculture activities and texts in Britain

Target Groups:
General public, civil society, specific sectors.

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Permakultur Akademie Deutschland

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Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities (PDF)

Questionnaire on Structures of Permaculture Education 2012 (PDF)

Courses & Diploma Pathways

Teachers & Trainees

Permakultur Akademie Tutors List

EPT Participants

Sandra Campe
Jan “Kipper” Fischer
Ulrike Oemisch
Sarah Daum
Andreas Raue