Robin Clayfield

Robin Clayfield is an international teacher, facilitator and author who is passionate about healthy groups, organisations and communities, their structures and governance and most importantly, their facilitation and group dynamics. She presents and consults all around the world to support global health, well-being and whole systems change through using Permaculture, Social Permaculture and ‘Dynamic Groups’ methodology. Robin is a Permaculture Pioneer and Elder who has lived at Crystal Waters Permaculture Eco-Village in SE Queensland, Australia since 1988. Her books and resources include ‘You Can Have Your Permaculture and Eat It Too’, ‘The New Permaculture Principles Card Game’, ‘The Creative Community Governance and Decision Making Resource Kit’ and the ‘Creative Process Wild Cards’. She is also the co-auther (with Skye in 1995) of ‘The Manual for Teaching Permaculture Creatively’ plus several resources and card games for teachers and facilitators.

‘Birthing Sacred Society’ 2nd and 3rd Oct 2010

With Robina McCurdy, Robin Clayfield and a mystery male facilitator at Bellbunya Community via Eumundi. A 2 day workshop at Bellbunya Community near Eumundi – A workshop for women and men working the transformational edge of social change and community empowerment. We aim to equip leaders with enrichind, deep processes and tools for their work in the world and especially for unfamiliar and extreme situations catalysed by the challenging times we live in. * Monday the 4th will be a special day for women – ‘Tools for the journey’ preparing ourselves as women, to be in Sacred Society. Click here …

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EveryWoman Gathering 10th to 12th Sept.

Robin will be presenting a workshop and has been asked to be an Affinity Group Leader for the ‘Everywoman Gathering’ presented by Women’s Wellbeing Assocoation and held in the Numinbah Valley out behind the Gold Coast on the 10th to 12th September. The workshop is entitled ‘HEALING THE OLD, STEPPING INTO THE NEW’ Surrender, dive deep, sit, play, dance and connect with other women in your place of true power. Share your wisdom and be receptive to the wisdom that is within each of us. Step into the balance of love, wisdom and power and surrender all that is not …

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Creative Community Governance and Decision Making

I’m excited to have offered this one day workshop in Port Kembla on 1st August for a variety of different community groups ranging from Community Gardens and School Gardens groups to the Men’s group and TAFE students. The following day 30 people from more than a dozen community organisations gathered for the same workshop in Sydney. The new resource, which I used to facilitate the workshop, will now be developed into a kit for Community Groups as a result of ongoing interest. Let me know if you’d like more info as I’m open to offering this course in other areas for groups and individuals interested in this important social change work.

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‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Course at Crystal Waters – 15th to 18th Nov.

Offered specially for Northey Street City Farm and others involved in permaculture, Transition, Community Gardens, City Farms and all things sustainable. This is a low budget, residential 4 days training designed to upskill people and generate confidence and add more tools to the tool box. Click here to get excited by the flier or Click here to Register

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‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Course 19th to 22nd October

Hosted by the amazing World View Centre and facilitated by Robin Clayfield, this 4 day intensive is offered specially for people involved in ‘The Joining’, Men’s Work, Women’s Work, Rites of Passage Leaders and anyone who feels connected to empowerment and deep inner work and wants to upskill their facilitation, training and presentation skills. Accommodation on site is an option and recommended if you’d like to relax away from traffic and take in more of the stunning views of the Sunshine Coast from ‘Worldview’. Click here to see the flier

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TAA CERT IV in Training and Assessment 29th June to 9th July (no weekend classes)

Hosted and Auspiced by Eltham College Training Services with Virginia Solomon and Robin Clayfield Taining and Facilitating, this course promises to be a fun and creative approach to support participants to gain this valuable Certificate. Click here for flier NOW POSTPONED TILL APRIL 2011

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