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Gaia Education is hiring a Projects and Partnerships Coordinator

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Part-time Projects and Partnerships Coordinator


Gaia Education (GE) is a provider of sustainability education that promotes thriving communities within planetary boundaries. We offer multiple online and face-to-face courses and project-based learning programmes in different areas of sustainability in order to support the transition of communities around the world and the achievement of the UN Agenda 2030 for sustainable development. 


Drawing from the experience and expertise of a network o…

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Gaia Education is hiring a graphic designer!

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We have an exciting opportunity for all the creatives out there as a part-time (40 hours per month) Graphic designer. Hourly rate: £15-20/hr depending on experience. 

The purpose of this role is to have an overview of branding in all areas of the organisation, holding a strong visual image that makes the organisation unique. You will be working directly with the marketing and communications team: marketing and communications manager, marketing coordinator of the English sector, and marketing co…

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Who are the Youth in Transition?

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As we arrive at the beautiful mountains of Piazza Armerina, 900 m above sea level, a gentle mist welcomes us and we can finally breathe the fresh air after 12 hours of travelling. "These are some of the poorest areas in Italy", a member of our partner organisation tells us, but also one of the richest, most vivid cultures with many influences from around the world. Over time Sicily has been under multiple rules including Greek, Spanish, Arab-Byzantine, Roman, Norman and many others. The history …

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Introduction to the Worldview Dimension of Gaia Education’s course in ‘Design for Sustainability’

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“A human being is part of the whole — called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of n…

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Size Doesn't Matter - Diversity Matters

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Biodiversity is essential for the processes that support all life on Earth. Without a wide range of animals, plants and microorganisms, we cannot have the healthy ecosystems that we rely on to provide us with food, water and air. 

As cities grow, how can we ensure biodiversity doesn't suffer? 

Last year Gaia Education sat down with permaculture co-founder David Holmgren, where he discussed that over half of our global population (55%) now lived in urban areas. This number is expected to increase t…

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Meet the holistic entrepreneur who created an enchanting sober festival & found inspiration in Gaia Education

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In this week's blog, we catch up with a cool, wise, and beautiful soul, Felicitas Vallot. To shine a spotlight on her experience studying with us, why she co-created a sober festival, and what small steps we can all take to better connect to ourselves, each other, and the planet. 

Felicitas is an entrepreneur and consultant for holistic wellbeing experiences and healing spaces. She grounded her work through her Business Studies (BSc.), Medical Anthropology (MA), Yoga, Buddhism, Community Buildi…

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Fancy a Cup of Conscious Coffee?

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Sip a cup of cosmic coffee to open your mind & shift your worldview. 

If your regular flat white or espresso hasn't been hitting the spot lately, maybe it's time you headed down to Cosmo Café! A Gaia Education Alumni project, based in Landau Germany - the café was created to be a melting pot for regenerative ideas and aims at bringing the community together. And we know how much better food & drink tastes when enjoyed in the company of like-minded folk! 

Kevin who is one of the masterminds beh…

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Learn How to Rewild Urban land with Tiny Forrests!

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The techniques you will learn are based on the work of Akira Miyawaki, a Japanese botanist who pioneered a method in the 1970s of planting young indigenous species close together to quickly regenerate degraded lands. The course is presented by Daan Bleichrodt, Author of Tiny Forest, who will lead you through the course.

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GEN Ecovillage Summit – Living Solutions for a Regenerative World

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The Global Ecovillage Network will host its Ecovillage Summit in April. Join us and 35 ecovillages & speakers for 7 days of connection and hope. You can sign up today for the Summit at summit2021.ecovillage.org

Last year, GEN hosted its second online summit with more than 20,000 participants from around the globe to build communities for the future. This year, GEN will showcase how ecovillages contribute to the mitigation of climate crisis and function as resilient communities of practise b…

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