The first ever official IPC India Permaculture Teacher Training in India!
October 21 - 30, 2017
Polam Farm, Medak District, Telangana, India
Jude Hobbs and Rico Zook
Empower yourself to advocate for change through whole systems design and teaching! This Permaculture Teacher Training course will improve and expand your abilities and make you a more versatile, engaging and effective educator.
In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of educational settings.
Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and talents by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, and using visual aids. In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential hands-on practice by preparing and co-teaching several presentations.
What topics will the course cover?
Ethics, Codes of Practice & Self-Care
Setting a Course Tone
The Art and Science of Being an Educator
Teaching via Pattern Dynamics, Whole Systems & Adult Learning Styles
Practical Hands-On Learning with Experiential Techniques
Facilitator's Toolkit and Resources
Working with Special Needs and Difficult Situations
Presenting Styles & Methods
Curriculum Planning, Module Building & Time Management
Adapting for Cultural Diversity
Working with Co-Instructors & Guests
Making The Most of Field Trips And Excursions
Course Planning: Venue Logistics, Marketing, Budgets, Timelines Implementation & Disaster Preparedness
Interns; Apprentices & Mentors, Sharing the Knowledge
Evaluations and Review
The Permaculture Network
Tips of the Trade
This is an incredible opportunity to study with an experienced teaching team and learn how to teach and facilitate Permaculture workshops.