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Transition Training

Friday May 9th, 19.30 - 21.30
Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th - 10.00 - 17.00  
Venue – Cultivate Centre. Cost - €110 (Includes light lunch) 

With the exponential growth in Transition Initiatives around the world, the need has rapidly arisen for training in the basics of the approach for new communities coming on board. In May of this year a weekend course will take place in Ireland with Naresh Giangrande and Sophy Banks, who are both long-term contributors to Transition Town Totnes' initiative.

The course is designed to give a detailed introduction to the most important skills necessary to successfully set up, develop, and run a Transition project in your locality. It is designed for people who are already in a group working to achieve this, or are thinking of creating such a group.

At the end of the course participants will:

* have a clear understanding of the context for transition towns, the current global situation and the transformational possibilities that arise from climate change and peak oil and gas

* know what the TT model is – Including an in depth look at the key 12 steps from inspiration, setting up the initiating group, all the way to having active and effective working groups

* have experienced a joint visioning process

* understand how to organise effective meetings such as public talks, open space days and small theme working groups

* understand the purpose and principles of an Energy Descent Plan

* have the outline of an effective and inspiring talk on Transition Towns

* have formed useful contacts with other Transition initiatives, and met some of those involved in the Totnes project and Transition Network

* have a plan of action for themselves and their locality

Places are limited to 20 participants. To register contact Davie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.