Permaculture Course Formats

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: Introduction to Permaculture Permaculture Design Certificate Courses (PDCs) Further Introductory Permaculture Opportunities There are also advanced training opportunities  for Permaculturalists (who have… Continue reading Permaculture Course Formats

Program of the York Introduction to Permaculture Course

York Introduction to Permaculture Course 17-18 April 2004 Tutor: Andy Goldring We will start promptly at 10am on both days, please try to arrive around 9.30 so we have time to settle in before we start. Bring food to share for lunch, magazines, books or other materials of interest, and warm clothes as we will… Continue reading Program of the York Introduction to Permaculture Course

PDC Timetable and Thoughts by Graham Bell

Here you can find linked a sample timetable (in PDF) of a 12-day Permaculture Design Course, as delivered by Graham Bell at The Red Shed – Garden College, in Scotland over 6 weekends. Graham Bell also writes below about his ideas for a successful Permaculture course. He’s been teaching permaculture over 25 years. More info can… Continue reading PDC Timetable and Thoughts by Graham Bell

Winter School Outline

A Winter School is described in the linked file that is run in  12 sessions of 4 hours (excluding travel) spread over 6 weeks. Design exercises in different contexts allow students to hone design skills and learn meta skills. The file is a course outline – a work in progress with some obvious items lacking… Continue reading Winter School Outline

An Introductory Permaculture Workshop

Objectives of the course/workshop: The course aims at introducing the permaculture design concept so that each participant, at the end of the course, has a very good grasp of it and some very solid base to start to deepen their knowledge about permaculture, either by self-study or by attending a PDC. The course does this… Continue reading An Introductory Permaculture Workshop

Didactic Analysis Model

Didactic analysis is a model to prepare an educational activity. It takes you through the steps and elements of the learning experience. Starting situation (Beginsituatie): collect information about the state of existing competencies and proficiencies of your learners. Add information about other characteristics like learning style and cognitive development for your target audience. Outcomes (Doelstelling):… Continue reading Didactic Analysis Model

Teaching Tool: How to Create a Session Plan

Cathrine Dolleris presented how to create a session plan on the 25th of September 2013 in Mas Franch. The session presents learning outcomes and planning of your session as a tool to become a more confident teacher.  Notes from the session are coming soon. A video from this session follows:

(Español) Programación curso permacultura urbana

mapa mental (Ecoherencia) mapa mental (Ecoherencia) Aquí tenéis un original formato de planificación de sesiones (si lo miráis con detalle veréis que están hasta los tiempos de cada sesión). Espearmos que os inspire y os dé color en vuestra planificación de sesiones. Más información:

A Course Template: Designing a Culture for Sustainability

A 4-Day workshop, developed by Mihail Kossev Permaculture design is more than just gardening, but a process of creating community. This workshop aims to emphasize the culture in permaculture. CONCEPT In recent years, we have seen a boom of permaculture courses all over the world. Permaculture has gone viral, it’s infectious. The idea of living… Continue reading A Course Template: Designing a Culture for Sustainability