In the Social Dimension module participants learn:
- to develop a common vision for a collective project, including and transcending individual perspectives;
- to make decisions that everyone can accept and support;
- to improve their communication skills and communicate in a more compassionate way;
- to deal with conflict and diversity as an invitation to growth.
In Ecological Dimension module participants explore:
- Whole Systems Approach to Ecological Design;
- Benefits of Bioregionalism;
- Key principles in the application of Appropriate Technologies for clean energy, living water, green buildings and healthy soils.
- ‘hands on’ play with earth materials and mini eco-kits to purify waters, tours of local gardens and eco-buildings, calculating carbon footprints and opportunities for artistic expression.
In Economic Dimension module participants explore:
- The dominant pattern and possible leverage points for change within today’s globalised economy;
- Ways to bring economic life into alignment with ecological values;
- Right livelihood & social enterprise;
- How money works; community banks and local currencies;
- Relevant legal and financial issues for Ecovillage projects.
In the Worldview Dimension module participants learn:
- to recognise and communicate sustainability to diverse worldviews;
- to create a deep connection with Nature through personal experience;
- to develop a regular spiritual practice that facilitates the ability to balance inner and outer work;
- to design ceremonies for the most significant moments in their projects;
- to apply transition principles and ingredients in their project.