Transformative Holistic Teaching Methods

Teacher Training
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An applied and active learning opportunity inspired by permaculture, using whole systems thinking coupled with reflective learning and action!

Not your usual teacher training course!

Suitable for:
Complete beginners looking to start teaching Permaculture
More experienced teachers looking to expand or reinvigorate their practise,
Anyone who wants to expand their informal adult and community education teaching and facilitation toolkit,
Teachers in formal settings looking to bring in deeper and more holistic learning.

With tutors Suzie Cahn, Hannah Mole and guest tutors from our PDC.

The course is fully integrated with elements of Carraig Dúlra’s Permaculture Design Course and the Irish Permaculture Gathering (Gathering ticket included)

With the option of also using your new skills to facilitate a session, if attending the European Permaculture Convergence after the teachers course. (Tickets for the convergence separate from

This means that it will be a completely unique, once-off opportunity to start your teaching/facilitation journey or to develop your skills in a very engaged ‘live’ setting.

We are designing a dynamic space for each participant to develop their own unique style of teaching.

During the course you will learn through a diversity of methods: observation, reflection and analysis, practise, peer to peer work, supportive guidance, and mentorship from experienced teachers.

You can expect it to be lively, interactive, learner led, community based, innovative and fun!

There are a maximum of 8 places available on this course so book now to include yourself in this exciting opportunity!

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30 July 2018 to 7 August 2018
Suzie Cahn
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The Course takes place over two venues in County Wicklow, Ireland. Glencree Youth hostel where the latter half of the PDC, the Irish Permaculture gathering, and the European Permaculture Convergence are all taking place, and Carraig Dúlra Permaculture research farm. More details and logistics on the website.

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