Courses & Learning

Media Training - Edinburgh

07/11/2017 10:00
07/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

During the day you will look at how to make the media work for you. You will understand how media and journalism can increase the success of your campaign.

The training day includes:

  • What makes a story; when and where to place stories
  • Knowing your audience

Media Training - London

01/11/2017 10:00
01/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

During the day you will look at how to make the media work for you. You will understand how media and journalism can increase the success of your campaign.

The training day includes:

  • What makes a story; when and where to place stories
  • Knowing your audience

Volunteer Management Training - London

11/10/2017 10:00
11/10/2017 16:00

Event Description

This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy.

The training encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and how organisations work with them. You will also examine contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.

Learn:

  • Why people get involved in volunteering and why understanding motivations is so important
  • Creating roles for volunteers
  • Recruitment & Publicity
  • How to share examples of what works well and why

Permaculture Design Certificate Course 2018: Ecuador

27/01/2018
08/02/2018

Event Description

Get certified in Permaculture in the legendary “valley of longevity” – Vilcabamba, Ecuador in a course that integrates Andino indigenous traditions with the most current trends in Permaculture.

This course is for people who want to learn to design for sustainability, and create integrated holistic designs that produce on-going high yields. For your garden or farm, but also for your non-profit organization, business or social group. Read more »

Meeting and Making Fire

10/10/2017 10:00
10/10/2017 17:00

Event Description

A day of fire making & connection.

Making a fire successfully every time, whatever the weather. Develop a deeper connection with fire.

A day of deep discovery of the art and practice of fire in the woods of the Heathercombe Estate. Starting with the basics of what type of kindling and wood - you will be shown how to light the fire with matches, lighter, steel spark and bowdrill and keep it going.

Deepen your connection with fire and yourself through this beautiful process, which will include some elemnets fo ceremony. Read more »

Social & Personal Permaculture Design Workshop

19/09/2017 09:30
19/09/2017 17:00

Event Description

An opportunity to bring a project or issue you’d like to do some work on, get a different perspective on. You will be guided through the permaculture design process and come away with a clearer vision, and some guidance from nature and the principles of permaculture on how to achieve that vision, through a facilitated process.

This is a powerful process that can really help shift your current situation.

Who is it for: Read more »

London Permaculture Festival

30/07/2017 11:00
30/07/2017 18:00

Event Description

Come along for workshops (intro and advanced), ‘how-to’ sessions, films, a stalls market and a ‘families at the festival’ zone. Enjoy discussions, networking and learning about creative solutions for a sustainable, healthy future.

Workshops in 2017 include:

See the timetable here

Advanced Facilitation Training - London

06/12/2017 09:45
06/12/2017 16:15

Event Description

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your skills and confidence as a facilitator, meeting organiser or workshop leader.

This will be unlike training you’ve experienced before – you’ll be challenged, engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning, it is also time for you to think about your work and share your experiences. You’ll be asked to analyse difficult situations and come up with your own solutions. Read more »

Volunteer Management Training - Edinburgh

08/11/2017 10:00
08/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Successful organisations and social enterprises are transformed by enthusiastic and engaged participation in voluntary work.

This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy. It encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and the organisations that use them, and draws on contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.

Learn:

  • Why people get involved in volunteering and why understanding motivations is so important
Read more »

Spring Forage & Wild Cooking Demo

07/05/2017 10:30
07/05/2017 15:30

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