This retreat is for educators and education enthusiasts who wish to ground their pedagogy in a holistic, nature-based framework of educating for a sustainable world.
Day One: Wall-lessness
This day is dedicated to identifying and breaking down walls: the walls between us and the arbitrary walls created in our out-of-date conventional educational setting. We will learn about ourselves, each other, and the global movement of EFS.
Day Two: Educating for Sustainability Design Tools
Part 1 (Sustainability)
Sustainability includes our environment, but also society, wellbeing and a fair economy! Learn about the complexity of Sustainability and its implications. Students will engage in a framework of EFS that will ground their teaching practice with a mission to make our world a better place for all.
Day Three: Educating for Sustainability Design Tools
Part 2 (Holistic Learning)
Individual and collective well-being are at the core of a sustainable world. Today we focus on the elements of this holistic approach: emotional, physical and spiritual health and awareness which are essential to making a positive impact on the world.
Day Four: Mentored Design Workshop (Using our EFS Framework)
Ideate using the Green School for Educator curriculum design tools to create useful content for the school year.
Day Five: Show What You Know
Get ready for your school year! Engage in a curriculum design process and create learning experiences with the help and support of the group. Start your school year off feeling prepared and inspired.
Day Six: Full Immersion on the farm
Final day! Put into practice EFS lessons and get our hands dirty in farm activities.
Prices per person:
1000 euros shared room (900 early bird before May 31st)
1200 euros private room with shared bathroom (1000 early bird)
1400 euros private room with en suite (1200 early bird)
Included: All meals & house wine, activities on the farm, five day course "Educating for Sustainability", EFS certificate.
Not included: travel and travel insurance