[permaculture] Teacher Training

Robyn Francis erda at nor.com.au
Sun Jan 11 16:09:42 EST 2004


Reminder Notice

For people interested in teaching
Accredited Permaculture Training (APT)

Permaculture has now been formally accredited in Australia with Vocational
Education & Training qualifications, Certificates 1-4 and Diploma of
Permaculture. The accredited training is owned by Permaculture International
to ensure permaculture retains control of the training and that people can
conduct accredited training independent of TAFE. Accreditation opens up
opportunities for students to access government funding for their fees and
the training fees are exempt from GST.
For further information about APT see www.permacultureinternational.org

Creative Adult Learning Facilitation (CALF)
and 
Course Orientation Workshop (COW)
January & February 2004

Teachers of APT are required to have done a PDC, Course Orientation Workshop
(COW) and hold a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (AWT).

The COW is essential for all people intending to teach APT and focuses on
the specific assessment tools, processes and pathways for APT delivery,
including teaching in schools, TAFE and as independent trainers. People who
already have a AWT Cert IV will need to complete this course.
For those who don¹t have AWT Cert IV, this workshop together with the CALF
addresses all the competency units for AWT Cert IV.
( see below for dates & venues)

Creative Adult Learning Facilitation (COW)
This 4-day programme developed by Robin Clayfield to cover the course
planning and delivery components of AWT Cert IV (the COW covers Assessment
units). Tailored specifically to permaculture needs it incorporates
strategies for dynamic, interactive and participatory learning.

January at Djanbung Gardens
CALF: 26-29th Jan with Robin Clayfield  $460
COW: 30-31st Jan with Robyn Francis  $175

February in Sydney (Ecoliving Centre, UNSW)
COW: 21-22nd Feb with Robyn Francis $175

Further details & registration contact
robyn at permaculture.com.au
Ph 02-6689 1755 or 6689 1960

NB CALF+COW will also be conducted at Crystal Waters Feb 2-7
Contact Robin Clayfield for details: robin at squirrel.com.au
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