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Founded: 2009, sole trader, converting to co-operative association limited

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Aims and Objectives: school for education professionals in sustainable development (e.g.: permaculture teachers, but also cleaners, cooks, administrators, developers and researchers; EQF 4-8 vocational to PhD level)

Target Groups: age 17+ with ambition to work in sustainable development education

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Educational Structures in The Netherlands

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netherlands-windmillThe Netherlands doesn’t have a central registry for permaculture or permaculture education. There are a number of individual permaculture teachers as well as some organisations that employ permaculture teachers.

Permacultuurschool Nederland

The largest permaculture school, in terms of number of graduates is no doubt Permacultuurschool Nederland, founded by Taco Blom and Ishy Crosby. It is located in Utrecht (run by Maranke Spoor) and Kasteel Nieuwenhoven in Sint Truiden, Belgium (run by Taco Blom). It is formally run by Cooperatie voor Permacultuur, with the Permacultuurschool Nederlands as its only member.

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