Women’s Permaculture Teacher Training

A unique Women’s Permaculture Teacher Training will be held outside of Kathmandu, Nepal.  Raya Cole will teach with Padma Koppula (India) of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives , Prabhina Shrestha (Nepal) of Sunrise Permaculture Farm, and Shea Smith of HAALO (USA), bringing diverse experience and perspective to the program.  The course with take place at the Sri Aurobindo Yoga Mandir Ashram Farm which is a school and an orphanage that hosts over 100 children.  It is a special, sustainable organic farm that provides organic food for the children who live at the ashram.

The teacher’s training is being hosted by Woven Earth Permaculture, who regularly teach in Nepal.

Come and join us to study and practice the art and science of effective teaching, with a wholistic perspective, natural cycles and permaculture principles.


The Curriculum includes:

The Art and Science of Teaching

Teaching Methods and Tools

Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

Facilitating Experiential and Interactive Learning, and Teaching Problem Solving Skills

Using the Permaculture Principles to Guide Your Teaching

Natural Cycle Learning and Teaching

Whole Person Learning

People Care – Creating Safe Space for Effective Learning

How to Organize a Course – Venue, Budgets, Marketing

Curriculum Design and Development

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Teamwork – Hosts, Co teachers, Guest Presenters, Teaching Assistants and Students

Teaching Permaculture at the Grassroots Village Level

Personal and Professional Development

Giving Good Feedback

Building Networks

Lots of practice time to gain skills in masterful teaching!


You will learn to create effective learning experiences and programs with proven teaching methods. 

How to connect your teaching with nature’s cycles, permaculture principles and whole person learning.

You will learn and practice teaching to reach students with multiple learning styles.

How to run courses and design of curriculums of varying lengths, for optimal impact.