Permaculture in Vocational Education and Training
PermaVET aims at increasing awareness about climate change among VET trainees in various sustainability-relevant sectors and at developing vocation-specific competences in order to reduce energy use, save resources and process sustainable organic food. The idea is to make use of the permaculture concept to sensitize vocational groups for their specific potential in making a change. The permaculture concept has become increasingly popular in agriculture in recent years. It, however, holds additional potential for optimizing consumption of resources and energy that are meaningful for other vocational fields in environmentally relevant sectors.
3 Training modules
40 learning videos
1 exclusive international collection of recipes
Planned phases of the project
The project has three main phases, and each one of them will lead to different results that are interlinked with the project’s objectives.
Intellectual Output 1
- A basic training module for all VET trainees that includes 8 teaching units that will
approach topics such as climate change and the impact of traditional agriculture.
Intellectual Output 2
- A training module for VET trainees in cooking/gastronomy that includes 12 teaching units and 4 practice days on a permaculture farm;
- An exclusive international collection of recipes that will focus on seasonal and regional cooking with products that result from permaculture;
- 20 learning videos that will cover topics such as the products that can be grown in
permaculture, at what time of the year a specific product grows and tips from
Intellectual Output 3
- A training module for VET trainees in electronics/mechatronics that includes 12
teaching units and 4 practice days on a permaculture farm, where the trainees define
potential for improving the use of resources and develop their own solutions in project
- 20 learning videos that will cover topics such as energy sources in permaculture production, ecological electricity generation and data analysis.
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