Whatever your plans for the future are, the Permaculture Design Course will give you the perspective and tools required to find positive solutions towards a sustainable life....that creates abundance for all organisms and natural systems.
Course by donation to cover costs:
This course is presented by creative non formal education methods, that are based on creating a bridge between the right and left side of the brain, so that the analytical and creative abilities of the students get fully stimulated and get the most out of the experience...for many people is the most empowering and inspiring transformative process of their lives...and they carry this with them everywere they go....and thats our goal.
The New School Permaculture will be teaching this PDC Permaculture Design Course, on the Canary islands, the course will be hosted at the amazing Tenerife Island
The course follows a set syllabus and leads to the internationally recognised Permaculture Design Certificate.
Taught by Helder Valente of the New School Permaculture and the aprentices team.
Helder studied and worked with pioneers like Bill Mollison and geoff lawton in Turkey, Doug Bullock in the Amazon, Rosemary Morrow in Austria, Graham Bell in Scotland, Darren dougherty, Ernst Gotcsh, sepp holzer in Portugal and many others in countries like Haiti, Canada, Egipt, Finland, Peru, always learning and practicing this sustainable design methods.
While living in the city he dedicated 5 years on developing urban permaculture projects and for the last 5 years traveling and developing permaculture institutes around the world.
It all started in 2009 teaching permaculture to students at the agriculture
and since then learning and teaching in many different climates and getting to know the old ways and new ways of sharing information.
By December 2012 in the Peruvian Amazon working in support to the shipibo indigenous communities Helder created the New School Permaculture and is now developing alternative educational methods.
Helder never stopped and this last months spent his time working with Quechua farmers in the Andes and developing projects in the Amazon with the shipibo people and more recently visiting and supporting projects in Haiti and Findhorn.
The New School Permaculture uses creative and inspiring educational tools that enable the students to empower eachother in a way that many people have never experienced in their lives before.
To see testimonials from our students
This course will be in the beautiful subtropical island of Tenerife.This island has amazing microclimates, you can find plants of cold climates like chestnuts to tropical fruits like pineaples growing verry close apart.
To see what grows in the region
The subjects covered during this Permaculture Design Course include:
The ethics and principles of Permaculture
Reading the landscape
Pattern in design
Forests and trees Soils building
Buildings and natural construction
To know more about the content of the course you can check our videos on you tube