Permaculture Educators' Course 2016

To apply for the course, please click on this link for the on-line form.
Please note that your place on the course will only be guaranteed once we have confirmed it.

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IMG_8783 - Tanja, ideal tutor


Arrivals from Tuesday 11th October 17:00
Dinner and accommodation available that night

Wednesday 12th October
START 10.00
Introductions and discovery

Opening ceremony and welcome
Ground rules and expectations
Icebreakers and games
Tour of the local area
Evening presentations by tutors and storytelling

Thursday 13th October
Principles of learning and training
Learning theory

Training principles
Tour of Friland community
Creating a positive learning environment
Lesson planning and micro-teach briefing
Personal reflection, note taking and study time
Evening presentations by students

Friday 14th October
Organising courses
Design challenge: course organising, timetable design

Games theory and practice
Training-needs assessment
Marketing courses
Micro-teach preparation
Mid-course evaluation
Evening presentations by students

Saturday 15th October
First teaching practice - micro-teach sessions in pairs
Final preparation
Micro-teaches all day
Micro-teach debrief in pairs
Film night or free time

Sunday 16th October
Practical sessions and tours
All day practical sessions and tours

Accommodation hosts are invited to lunch
Debrief/tour of the activities and reflection
Evening presentations by students

Monday 17th October
Open space discussion
Micro-teach preparation
Open space preparation
Open space sessions
Closing plenary
Evening presentations by students

Tuesday 18th October
Final teaching practice
Micro-teaches all day

Micro-teach debrief
Evening celebration and party

Wednesday 19th October
Evaluation and next steps
Final course evaluation and future course design

Participant personal next steps and planning in small groups
Closing ceremony and farewells

FINISH 13.00

PEC 16 - General information

Teaching Team


Past participants