Creative Community Governance and Decision Making

Jam Packed Victorian Tour

Robin recently completed a massive five week teaching and facilitation journey in Victoria, timed around an invitation to present at ‘Rainbow Serpent Festival’ and also enabling her to present at ‘Sustainable Living Festival’ and display her relevant books and resources there while helping out in the Edible Garden Area. ‘Rainbow Serpent Festival’ was a fantastic and wildly different event which mostly catered to young people out to dance and party hard. The more recently introduced ‘Lifestyle Village’ area opens the festival to a wider more conscious audience which is where Robin was invited in to be part of. It’s replete …

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Social Permaculture Smorgasboard

What is Social Permaculture? As a culture and a movement for positive global change we’re getting better and better at designing our gardens, food systems, buildings and landscapes using Permaculture Principles, common sense ways of sensitively developing systems to sustain ourselves based on how nature and natural systems work. Designing our social systems, groups, communities and our household living using the same principles gives us an interesting exercise in ‘People Care’, a key Ethic of Permaculture. Try taking each of the Permaculture Principles and explore how your favourite group or a course you’ve just done has integrated each of the …

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Southern Winter Tour

Time to pack the winter woolies in June and head to the cold country  for several courses in Blue Mts, St Albans and Bermagui. Click on the links for a flier and join us, we’ll be on fire for sure with all this great learning and skill building. ‘Dynamic Decision Making’  Leura Blue Mts on 5th June ‘Social Permaculture’  Bandusia Retreat, St Albans via Sydney 8th and 9th June ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’  Bandusia Retreat, St Albans via Sydney 10th to 13th June ‘Dynamic Decision Making’ at The Crossing, Bermagui, Sth Coast NSW 17th June

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New Zealand Courses in April

Robin Clayfield will join with Robina McCurdy in NZ in April for 2 Creative Facilitation and Community Building courses while in the country for The Australasian Permaculture Convergence. Before flying home she’ll offer ‘The Love Feast’ Relationship Retreat on the last weekend in April with Mark Healy. *Creative Community Governance and Decision Making 2 Day Workshop – Easter Monday and Tuesday – Wellington    Click for the flier *Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning 5 Day Workshop – Turangi – 17th to 21st April    Click for the flier * The Love Feast – BellaRakha, Auckland – 27th to 29th April   Click for the flier

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Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning 6 Day Training

Eltham College in Melbourne. 20th to 25th February with Robin Clayfield Become a more engaging and creative facilitator, teacher or group leader. Build a toolbox of dynamic processes to use, way beyond what you could ever imagine. Grow more confident in leading groups. Learn how to work with challenges and conflict.  This 6 day training is specially for Permaculture, Transition Towns and Community Gardens folks and any one interested in Social Change, Environmental Education and similar.  Click here for a flier. Also click the link above for the Creative Community Governance and Decision Making Day at CERES on Monday 27th February

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‘Creative Community Governance and Decision Making’ Workshops

After three successful ‘Creative Community Governance and Decision Making’ Workshops in Port Kembla, Sydney and Melbourne in the last year, Robin will host and facilitate two of these Professional Development One Day Workshops at her home Community of Crystal Waters during this year. Choose from Monday 15th August or join with touring Canadian Permaculture Trainee Teachers and many other people involved with groups on Monday 21st November. Click here for a flier for the August Workshop and please pass this onto others who may benefit from more dynamic decision making and group discussion processes.

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