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Posted by Alex Kruger almost 9 years ago
UNLEASH YOR INNER FACILITATOR!
PERMACULTURE TRAINING OF TRAINERS 23 TO 28 MAY 2011-ROCKLANDS PRIMARY, MITCHELLS PLEIN CAPE TOWN
This dynamic course is designed to equip participants with participatory Permaculture facilitation skills. By the end of it, people will have a solid understanding of the standard content of an international PDC, and know how to teach it with flair and creativity. It will be held at Rocklands - the SEED Permaculture training site in Cape Town.
Participants attending this course need to have completed a 72 hour Permaculture Design Course anywhere in the world, and have good practical experience in designing and managing Permaculture systems. Based on their Permaculture experience, participants should be able to co-facilitate or assist on PDCs after this course, particularly courses training adult learners. The course will also enrich trainers working with younger people as the material and approach can be adapted.
The course will have some important preparatory work required from students so that we can use our training time more effectively. This includes reading material and pre-course assignments. We have a limit of 12 participants to ensure that the quality of training and attention to students remains of a high standard.
Facilitators: Alex Kruger and guests
PRELIMINARY COURSE CONTENT
1. PDC course curriculum
2. Participatory facilitation methodologies
3. Dealing with learning challenges
4. Designing courses for different applications and durations
5. Various methods of mapping and design
6. Revision of organic techniques
7. Overview of sustainable building techniques
8. Overview of green technologies
9. Overview of broad-scale applications of Permaculture
10. Active learning techniques for presenting information
11. Presenting short sessions to the group and receiving feedback and assessment
The course content may be slightly modified to suit all participants once the questionnaires have been returned.
Pre-course reading materials:
Bill Mollison - An Introduction to Permaculture (available from SEED: 021 391 5316)
David Holmgren – Permaculture: pathways and principles beyond sustainability
Rosemary Morrow – Earth Users Guide to Permaculture
These two are all available on www.loot.co.za
Other reading materials will be emailed to you once we have your application form and booking fee.
R4000.00 for the six day course covers training, two teas, lunch and a short course manual. Accommodation and transport are for the participants own expense.
Bookings are to be made at www.seed.org.za/courses.php . Please confirm your place with a deposit of R2000.00 by 25 April 2011. Ask for your questionnaires upon application, and return all the relevant forms 25 April 2011 too.
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