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Permaculture Teacher Training 02/12 Mudgee :FULL:
Venue: Milkwood Farm (2) / Mudgee
Category: Permaculture Teacher Training
Date: Feb 20 2012 - Feb 26 2012
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Join Rosemary Morrow, the world's premier Permaculture teacher trainer, for seven days of intensive permaculture teacher training that will change the way you think about education, and enable you to take action towards a permaculture teaching career.
Permaculture teacher training can build your ability to empower others with life-changing skills. Learn how to pass on knowledge of permaculture theory and practice in a way that creates real change within your students, and activates entire communities.
This intensive 7-day on-farm course will cover many essential and practical aspects of permaculture teaching that can then be applied to PDC teaching, community permaculture education, permaculture school garden teaching and many other forms of knowledge transfer.
Rosemary Morrow is known and revered world-wide for her pragmatic and effective approach to creating Permaculture systems across an incredibly broad range of environments. We're honoured and excited to have her back at Milkwood Farm for this special course.
Her knowledge on how to create abundance, food security and successful sustainable farming models, no matter what the country, is perhaps unparallelled in permaculture education today. In addition to being an exceptional permaculture designer and educator, Rosemary is also a leader in permaculture teacher training.
Rosemary has successfully implemented community-scale Permaculture systems in such diverse bioshperes as Uganda, Somalia, Thailand, the Middle East, Bhutan, Australia and northern Europe, to name but a few.
Learning outcomes will include:Teaching the PDC and short coursesTeaching methods – lectures, workshop, groups, etc.Who are your learners – what do they want?Principles of adult learningLearning targetsTeaching tools, references, modelsWhat makes a good teacher?Assessments of class and teacherVisual tools – materials, etc.What are our desired outcomes?PDC course structureLearners with special needs, prisoners, ethnic minorities
Rosemary Morrow’s contribution to permaculture has garnered support through a practical, humane and dogma-free approach to sustainability at the local level. - Russ Grayson, community gardens expert
Pre-requisites for this course:
In order to attend this course you must have either completed a Permaculture Design Certificate somewhere in the world, or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge.
Included in your course fee:
Your course fee includes a free copy of Permaculture Teachers Notes, Rosemary Morrow's fabulous notes for Permaculture teachers, and extensive post-course resources. We also make available our extensive library of permaculture texts for your use during your course.
Your course also includes organic lunch and snacks during the day. Meals are organic country cooking with omnivore or vegetarian options, with a high ratio of yummy organic produce coming from Milkwood Farm itself!
For a small additional fee you can camp at Milkwood Farm for the duration of your course, and this option includes breakfast and dinner each night. See our Staying at Milkwood page for full info on accommodation and facilities.
This course is offered at a fair share rate, to ensure it's as accessible as possible for everyone. As such, we can't offer any further discounts on this particular course apart from the earlybird price. So please book in quick!
During the course:
Class starts on the morning of 20th February and concludes in the afternoon of 26th February. Students taking the camping option are welcome to arrive the afternoon before the course. Departures are on the afternoon of the final day, as we do not offer a camping option on the night following the course.
Classes run in a 9am - 5pm format. Outside class hours, students that are camping are welcome to interact with the farm and its daily chores, go for a swim, go for a bushwalk or make use of our extensive library of Permaculture and sustainability texts.
Once you've booked into this course, we will contact you via email regarding food preferences, what to bring along with you, and any further info you might need.