Upcoming Events

Only ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Training in Australia this Year

Robin Clayfield is celebrating over 21 years of training teachers, facilitators, trainers,  presenters and group leaders. She is writing it all down and indulging in a partial sabbatical time so will only be offering one ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Creative Facilitation and Teacher Training this year.  It will be a 6 day residential intensive adventure and not to be missed if you’ve been waiting awhile to do one of Robin’s highly acclaimed and respected courses. 13th to 18th October 2014 at Crystal Waters Eco-Village in SE Queensland Click here to view a poster for the course There is a ‘Sliding Scale’ …

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Magic Happens in Dynamic Groups

Magic Happens in ‘Dynamic Groups’ and Learning Happens Easily. Why is that so? It’s been an exciting and rewarding journey for Robin Clayfield since she first began Teaching Permaculture Creatively in 1990. She and Skye (now from Brazil) had taught a 2 week Permaculture Design Course the year before, using lecturing, small group work, demonstrations, hands-on garden and design exercises and other standard educational practises. That’s how they’d been taught through school, Uni and in their Permaculture course as students. The course went very well, people were inspired and learnt lots, though they reported a sense of ‘information overload’. It …

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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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‘Social Permaculture’ Weekend Workshop

Robin’s been invited to create and offer her first ever ‘Social Permaculture – Working Together for Change’ Weekend Workshop at Penny Pyett’s new Permaculture Sydney Institute retreat centre, Bundusia near St Ambans. Join us on 9th and 10th February for a wonderful world first. Click here to see more info.

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‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Courses for 2013

Robin Clayfield’s Creative Facilitation Teacher Training Courses – ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ are being offered all over the world this year. Click on the links for each course below for a flier of the first few and feel welcome to share with friends if you feel to support. Sydney, St Albans – 5th to 8th February Melbourne, Eltham College – 19th to 24th February Cairns and Darwin maybe in July/August Sth East Q’ld, Crystal Waters Eco-Village – 26th to 31st August Canada – October, Brazil – November. Here’s a general flier. 

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