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GaiaYES multiplier event in Findhorn!

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On July 7th Gaia Education and our European partners for the GaiaYES are delighted to invite you to our one-day 'Building Regenerative Futures' Seminar. We hope you can join us, online or face-to-face!

You will get some seminar about Gaia Education's history, an introduction to the project itself, with our partners. How the project links to Youth networks emerging around holistic Education for Sustainable Development and presentations about amazing things such Gaia Nederland initiative, Gaia Ko…

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CCTE local multiplier event in Findhorn!

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On July 7th Gaia Education and our European partners for the Community Catalysts for Transformative Economies projects are delighted to invite you to our one-day 'Building Regenerative Futures' Seminar. We hope you can join us, online or face-to-face!


This project aims to catalyse social entrepreneurs and other local actors in support of a transformative economy. A transformative economy is one where social entrepreneurs ensure the long term environmental, social and economic sustainability o…

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Gaia Education has opened an office in Brussels, Belgium!

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Gaia Education was founded in Findhorn, and for more a decade Gaia Education has been working from Scotland to the world. The team has always been very multicultural and spread across the world; through the years we have been having colleagues in Canada, US, Brazil, Portugal, Greece, Denmark, Finland, and many other places.

As Brexit started to roll ahead, Gaia Education decided that having a EU presence is crucial for international development and staying true to our values.

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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, No…

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Launch of new European project – Youth in Transition!

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This May saw the launch of an exciting new European Union Erasmus+ funded project – Youth in Transition. Gaia Education is delivering this project in partnership with NOAH Friends of the Earth Denmark and the Danish Association of EcovillagesPlattform Footprint, the University College for Agrarian & Environmental Pedagogy in Austria, and the Don Bosco Association in Sicily.

The aim of Youth in Transition is to make a valuable contribution towards creating a resilient, low-carbon society in Eu…

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Gaia YES! (Youth Education for Sustainability) Seminar 2: ‘Holistic Sustainable Curriculum for Schools’

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On 20 to 24 April 2021, the second seminar of GAIA YES! (Youth Education for Sustainability) took place. This seminar on a Holistic Sustainable Curriculum for Schools was organised and facilitated by our project partners Gaia Nederland and Permacultura Mediterranea. For the first time, GAIA YES! opened up to a larger audience and invited speakers from several countries. This article written by Gaia Nederland reviews the programme of the first day, which addressed the learning culture and the…

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Gaia YES! (Youth Education for Sustainability) Seminar 1: ‘Let’s get started’

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On 8th to 10th December 2020, representatives from Gaia Education, Gaia NederlandGaia koolTallinn University and Permacultura Mediterránea met virtually to make a common start to the Gaia YES (Youth Education for Sustainability) Erasmus + funded project.

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) on all levels is critically needed with accelerating climate change and fast decreasing biodiversity. As schools lay the foundation for tomorrow’s leaders, experts and responsible citizens, in…

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Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes – a synergistic partnership

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Since October 2017, Gaia Education has been a key active member of the Erasmus + funded strategic partnership, SUMCULA. Bringing together 13 partners from across academic institutions and public organisations in 10 European countries, the project set out to develop courses and didactic resources on sustainable management of cultural landscapes, regional development and cultural heritage, aimed at the Master’s level.

The project wished to address the need for better holistic integratio…

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Free ‘Community Catalysts for Regenerative Development’ Webinar!

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We are delighted to invite you to attend our webinar entitled Community Catalysts for Regenerative Development on 26 November at 5 PM (UK).

Driven by the social and global need to promote citizen participation towards strengthening community resilience, the Community Catalysts project aims to empower local actors to create lasting change in their communities, ensuring greater equity and a healthier environment. Through a focus on holistic approaches, regenerative development supports commun…

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Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes Online Conference Invitation

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The strategic partnership on Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes includes 13 partners from 10 countries. The project has a number of outputs as a result of productive cooperation of higher education institutions in the field of cultural landscapes and heritage studies. Gaia Education is an active member of this consortium.

Cultural landscapes can be understood in many perspectives such as the agricultural landscape, the industrial landscape, the urban cityscape, the coastal mariti…

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