The next EPT meeting will be in Denmark, at the intentional community Friland, on 26th of May to 1st of June 2014. We look forward to welcoming you all here! The focus of the meeting will be around finalising the Teachers’ Handbook and the other primary activities, outreach beyond the permateachers’ group, as well as […]
The visit to Permaculture Monsant What a treat it was to enjoy the learning adventure at Permaculture Monsant. Our hosts were just wonderful people. More to come about the visit and what we learned. In the meanwhile, a few photos.
During the 5th EPT meeting in Spain from 24th till 28th September in Mas Franch we have identified with a World café technique which are the questions and answers leading the partnership to its future activities after the end of the Leonardo Da Vinci’s funding in July 2014. Here is the result from the Cultivate […]
‘Navigation’ is a System 4 Meta-System Support in the Viable System Model. By Davie Phillips The objective of Navigation is to monitor the outside world in order to identify opportunities that could further the aims of the IPT project and potential threats to its viability. It will build relationships with stakeholders and strategic partners outside […]
The Partnership’s kick-off meeting was held in August 2012 in Escherode near Kassel in Germany. Helder Valente shares this video of impressions of that first meeting.
Day 5 was a long one, with most people moving from Mas Franch to Can Masdeu, where we enjoyed a site tour (along with another group of American students) and an incredible meal before heading to Barcelona centre to visit Aurea Social and learn more about that project. The day ended on the beach where […]
Day four was more restful, but the schedule endlessly busy with meetings on the future of the partnership, collaborating with others, and feeding back on the days gone by, interspersed with ‘contemplation in motion’ (shown right) and witnessing many people hit by a ‘zombie virus’. For the body, activities included collecting firewood in the forest, […]
Day three was packed with another round of micro-sessions and inputting materials to The Compost (‘Collection of Materials about Permaculture in Order to Support Teachers’), a site visit to Ecollavors Seed Saving project, an Open Space and of course, lovely foraged food and meals prepared by a Barcelona collective! The day’s micro-teaching sessions included: Basics […]
Day two is flying by and has been packed with micro-teaching sessions, writing, collating and inputting materials to the website, progress with using VSM (the Viable Systems Model), a lecture on Systems Thinking and more. We’re beginning to capture the micro-sessions in text, images and videos, as resources in our Teacher’s Manual. The sessions included: […]
The Spain meeting is underway. Editing and publishing are the focus for this gathering, and we’re working offline on a local copy of the website to introduce materials to the site (in a rather chaotic fashion). From chaos, will come order, over time. The images are some of the participants, in listening mode, during the […]
Pedagogy Lecture by Davie Psychologist by Aljaž & Jan Cultivating Learning flower and some methods by Maria Viable systems model by Klara
Pre-meeting workshop: Creative Teaching Methods with Looby Macnamara