Grundtvig course in Verden
Training and Facilitation Techniques for Education in Straw Bale Building “Infill – Technique” European Workshop for Educators and Trainers
The educational approach is
essentially interactive and heuristic:
teachers and students are
“collaborators”, with tudents learning
through discovery and experience.
|Date:||Sunday, 22th September – Tuesday, 1rst October 2013
Arrival between 4:00 and 6:00 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm
|Closing date:||30th April 2013|
|Information:||You will find a description of the course here
|Application:||For funding and application contact your NA
Funding in this program will only be provided for Non-germans
Eine Förderung gibt es in diesem Programm nur für Nichtdeutsche.
Deutsche können aber an dem Kurs teilnehmen, sie müssen nur selbst für die Kosten aufkommen.
|22. Sept.||Sunday:||4:00 pm, arrival|
|Evening:||6:00 pm dinner
Introduction to the course, to the eco center Verden ans the building site (five-storied straw bale building)
|23. Sept.||Monday||Building a smal shelter, safety introduction, straw talks, burning test|
|Evening||Presentation, introduction to the teaching methods (ECVET …)|
|24. Sept.||Tuesday||Preparing the wood structure for infill construction|
|Evening||Introduction to building with straw bales|
|25. Sept.||Wednesday||Fill in the straw (two methods)|
|Evening||„Stroh im Kopf“ (movie, english version)|
|26. Sept.||Thursday||Fixing the windows, preparing the wall for plaser|
|Evening||Earth and lime plaster (theory)|
|27. Sept.||Friday||Plaster the elements with earth (base coat)|
|Evening||Theory water protection for straw bale construction (theory)|
|28. Sept.||Saturday||Plaster the elements with lime (base coat)|
|Evening||Slide show eco-village „Sieben Linden“|
|29. Sept.||Sunday||Excursion to the eco-village „Sieben Linden“|
|Evening||Feed back to the excursion|
|30. Sept.||Monday||Plaster elemetns with earth (finish coat)|
|01. Oct.||Tuesday||Finishing, cleaning, feedback and farewells
2:00 pm departure
You can bring the horse to the water,
but you can´t force it to drink.
Drinking is its own,
but even, when it is thirsty
it can not drink,
when you do not guide it to the water.
Guiding is your turn.