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Intro to Gaia Education’s framework for sustainability
July 29, 2022
July 29th | 2:00-3:00pm Eastern
Intro to Gaia Education’s Framework for Sustainability
Join Giovani Ciarlo of Gaia Education to learn about the four dimensional aspects of their sustainability mandala – economic, ecological, social and worldview – and how they’re interlinked. Discover how it can help anyone living in a community to create an equal, functional, net zero community, whether it’s a rural, urban or suburban setting.
Giovanni Ciarlo, who has a long background in starting up an ecovillage in Mexico, will share how he uses the 4 dimensional framework to overcome conflicts and issues. And how you can facilitate conversations in your community about holistic sustainability, embracing a whole systems approach.
This is an introduction to the Gaia Education Design for Sustainability (GEDS) course.
During this session you will learn:
- What is the four dimensional framework
- How the four aspects – – social. ecological, economic and worldview – are interlinked
- Examples of how the framework can be used in practise, and to facilitate conversations in your community
- How a whole systems approach can be applied to any setting: urban, rural, suburban, ecovillage etc.
Giovanni Ciarlo is the previous leader of Gaia Education who help people to see the interconnectedness of life – teaching the knowledge & skills needed to design regenerative communities. He has an extensive background in sustainability education as well as setting up intentional communities. He is the cofounder of the Ecoaldea Huehuecoyotl in Tepoztlan, Mexico, an ecovillage based on principles of sustainability through the arts and ecology. He also served as a past president of the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) Board of Directors and an advisor at Goddard College for MA students on their self directed plan of studies in sustainable human systems.
Webinar — Intro to Gaia Education’s Framework for Sustainability
Date: July 29
Time: 2:00-3:00pm ET (see your local time)
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