What will education be like in the world that we want?

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Tierra Martinez

“Design in Educational Spaces Based on Permaculture and on Living Education, so that we can learn what we want when we want it”

This proposal opens the door to another way of seeing how we can prepare educational spaces where kids, youth, and adults can learn what they want to learn in the moment they want to learn it, using a practical methodology, with a teacher who observes from the back of the “New Classroom”.

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Presenter: 
Jane Gleeson

Schumacher College aims to cultivate the whole person – head, hearts and hands.  With a focus on interactive, experiential and participatory learning, we provide the practical skills and strategic thinking required to face the ecological, economic and social challenges of the 21st Century. The Apprenticeship in Sustainable Horticulture is now in its second year and the presentation will look at how we encourage learning by doing in the area of sustainable/restorative food growing in a residential learning community.

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Andrew Reeves

This paper aims to explore and further develop the bridge between Permaculture theory and practice in the domains of design and education through a critical engagement with current usage of four commonly-used aspects of Permaculture thinking: design tools, design frameworks, ethics and principles. 

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