Gaia Education Training of Trainers (ToT) course is answering an international demand for more well-qualified educators and facilitators who are able to conduct our Face-to-Face and Project-Based Learning programmes taking place in 48 countries. Recently, Gaia Education has joined forces with UNESCO Global Action Programme Priority Area 5 – Accelerating Change at Local Level. We are embarking on a path of expansion that calls for qualified trainers who can build capacity for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals at local level.
Gaia Education Certified Facilitators and Trainers will be equipped with the skills and methodologies to facilitate transformative learning environments and host multi-stakeholder conversations that enable collaborative action. The aim of the Training of Trainers is first and foremost, to help you deepen your experience in how to teach, facilitate and train people by enabling collaboration and participation among a community of learners. In addition, we hope to support and inspire you to know what you are most deeply called to teach and most importantly, with why this kind of education is so critically important for the future of life on Earth.
During the Training of Trainers, the participants will:
Gaia Education Training of Trainers is built upon three pillars:
What You Will Receive
Application Process to Become a Certified Trainer
To get the best learning experience from the ToT, you have ideally had completed a Face-to-Face Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) and/or a Gaia Education Design for Sustainability (GEDS) online course and should have significant experience in the dimension/s in which you would like to teach.
Please note that the Gaia Education ToT is part of a Learning Journey to become a certified Gaia Education trainer.
The minimum requirement to be certified is to complete:
- Face-to-Face EDE
- GEDS e-learning programme in the area you want to teach
- Gaia Education Training of Trainers
An interview during the Gaia Education ToT will ascertain suitability to be certified and be included on the Gaia Education Roster of Trainers or specify additional steps required to fulfil this.