Lusi Alderslowe - Educator Profile

Lusi is a permaculture educator living in SW Scotland, leading training for adults and children. She teaches Permaculture Introduction Courses and taster workshops, Permaculture Design Courses, is a tutor the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design, a Forest School Leader, a ScotLAND/ LAND tutor, and is now a Branching Out Leader too. Lusi enjoys in finding ways to connect people with nature, becuase if we want people to change their behaviour to be more environmentally minded (whilst improving their own mental and physical health), we must change they way they see the world, the way we relate to nature. Lusi first studied permaculture in 2005 with her new babe in arms, and soon after started to study the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design, and to teach. So far she has taught on about 100 different courses including 25 Permaculture design Courses. She's passionate about spreading the permaculture word from speeches or workshops at events, to introductory courses, full Permaculture Design Courses, and beyond! Hence, Lusi is a tutor for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design, and loves to support people through their own learning journey. Lusi is the Children in Permaculture Coordinator for the Permaculture Association, and wrote the book 'Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share in Education: the Children in Permaculture Manual' together with her lovely colleagues Gaye Amus and Didi Devapriya. You can read it, and lots of other resources which we created, for free on the website. These are fantastic resources which support you in your permaculture journey, as do the different Children in Permaculture courses which we have created including 'Introduction to Engaging Children in Permaculture', 'Permacutlure Design Course for Educators of Children' 'Children in Permaculture Practitioners'. Hope to see you on one soon!
Qualifications and skills
Qualifications: Children in Permaculture Practitioner Forest School Leader Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design Masters of Science in Human Ecology, with distinction BSc hons Psychology and loads of short courses, such as outdoor first aid, ecofootprint, PDC, food hygiene etc..

Areas of Permaculture Design Experience: Children in permaculture - outdoor playgroup, forest schools groups, school playgrounds, forest gardens, vegetable gardens, workshops, courses, working with different people including in areas of multiple deprivation, ecovillages, urban permaculture, small spaces, social permaculture, compost...
Teaching Information
Offering teaching in the following geographical areas
Online - on zoom Mainly southwest Scotland including Galloway & Glasgow. Anywhere in the UK (with travel expenses included please!) Also willing to travel for longer courses - have taught in Ireland, Turkey and Spain for example - travel restrictions permitting! I teach at weekends.I teach in the evenings.I can accommodate families.I can accommodate partners.I can accommodate students.

Please contact me for details.

Lusi Alderslowe