Training course: DIVE DEEP – Permaculture for Regenerative Education

Location: Essertfallon, Jura canton, Switzerland

Dates: 2-12 November 2018

Number of participants: 21

Participating countries: Finland, Greece, Italy, KOSOVO * UN RESOLUTION, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

Organizer: Les coccinelles

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 30 September 2018

Date Of Selection: 8 October 2018

Inquiries about this training course: Valentina Cifarelli at


Training course is financed by the CH Foundation through the interim solution for Erasmus+. The costs of food, accommodation and travel (up to 300 CHF) will be covered by the grant. To ensure the high quality and the sustainability of this project as well as the fair payment of the organisers, we ask participants a course fee between 200 and 400€/CHF according to their possibilities.

DIVE DEEP – Permaculture for Regenerative Education

Dive Deep is a 10 day course combining elements of Social Permaculture as well as internationally renowned teacher Rosemary Morrow’s “Permaculture Teaching Matters” (PTM) training.

Dive Deep will help participants to: * Develop and deepen training and facilitation skills through non-formal education; * Learn to pass on knowledge of permaculture theory and practice in ways that create real change in students and activates communities; * Apply the ecological principles of permaculture to social structures to create solid and efficient organisations; * Study economic models which serve to develop and enrich local communities (social innovation and enterprise, alternative currencies, time banks, LETS schemes, divestment, right livelihoods); * Use Systems Theory in identifying the leverage points to support positive transformation of society; * Find their path through a process called “Design Your Life”; * Design community resilience. Facilitators: Alfred Decker, Valentina Cifarelli, Giuseppe Sannicandro and Cecilia Furlan. Apply by the 30th of September 2018, filling this form: *For Finnish participants: Global Ecovillage Network Finland- SKEY, as sending organisation, will select participants who are willing to be its members and want to disseminate their learning most efficiently. Moreover the selected participants will be asked to pay an organisational fee of 100€ to SKEY to support their work as sending organisation and ensure the sustainability of their activities.