For people that complete the 2 courses there will be access to the Permaculture Intensive Internship certificate!
But, First of all What is Permaculture?
Permaculture is a sustainable design system that provides for human needs while having positive effects on the surrounding environment. It is based on the ethics of earth care, people care and fair share, and provides practical solutions to the global crises we are currently facing.
And the Permaculture Design Course is the course that creates the certified permaculturists. Many people practice permaculture in an intuitive way with wonderful results, on this course we will learn about the thinking system of permaculture, the way we look at things, so this course has the objective of changing the way we look at the world, that's why for many people its a life changing experience.
The New School Permaculture uses creative and inspiring educational tools that enable the students to empower each other in a way that many people have never seen before.
The 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 everywhere they go....and that's our main goal.
➳ In this course you will have the chance to answer questions like this ones:!
How can i get more connected with nature and understand how it works?
In what way can i save energy on everything i do?
How can i recover and redesign areas or objects in a way that they become more ecological and nature friendly?
How can i live a more healthy life without having to buy so many chemical products?
How can i develop or be part of a network of people that is inspired to be of positive change to this world?
➳ And also you will have the chance to co-create ideas for making expectations like this ones to come true:
I want to develop design skills and find a new way of thinking.
I want to support other people to find a way to live a low impact lifestyle
I would like to be living connected with nature working the same way it works.
I see myself living with a community that works together.
I want to recover an old farm and live with what it can produce.
Whatever your plans for the future are, the Permaculture Design Course and the Social Permaculture 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.
Courses will be taught by Helder Valente
and the New School Permaculture 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 university 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. In 2013 the New School has been presenting at the IPC International Permaculture congress in Cuba and sharing experience about ecosocial regeneration.