Permaculture Educators' Gathering: Schools & LAND Project focus

Summary information

An exciting opportunity for educators in the broadest sense to network & share skills & resources. Diploma tutors, lead PDC teachers, apprentice teachers, LAND Centres, LAND Learners and activists will be able to share knowledge & methods on all kinds of permaculture education, from casual volunteering & speaking to community groups, right up to diploma level.

The programme will have a focus on permaculture and schools (Edibles, a LAND centre, is working with a local school to develop a "Permaculture GCSE") as well as allowing LAND centres to network with teachers and each other.

We will also be exploring the exciting new opportunities presented by the Permaculture Association becoming an accrediting body.

The cost for the weekend will be £50, which includes all food and camping. There are plenty of local B&Bs and we can also arrange couch surfing with local transition folks for a small fee!

Contact Joe if you'd like to book, offer a workshop or would like more information.

Booking and further information
0845 458 1805
BCM Permaculture Association, London, WC1N 3XX
Contact name: 
Joe Atkinson
Cost: 
£50
Dates and Times
Dates: 
Friday, 4 May, 2012 to Sunday, 6 May, 2012

Arrivals: from 3pm Friday 04/05/2012 Departures: by 5pm Sunday 06/05/2012
Venue information
Edibles nestles in the Pennines, mid-way between Leeds & Manchester. It has good local transport links (1 mile walk along the canal towpath from Marsden station) and is within easy walking distance of the villages of Marsden & Slaithwaite with their pubs and Britain's first community-supported bakery! Free wi-fi will be available.

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