Becoming an Affiliated Teacher

 

Why Become A PiNZ Affiliated Teacher?

Verify that you have a sound understanding of the ethics and principles of Permaculture and are endorsed by PiNZ to teach permaculture, and PDC courses

Have the ability to use the PiNZ logo on your certificates and promotional material

Access to a peer support network of other teachers

Be part of the decision-making around awarding of Permaculture Diplomas and the strategic direction of permaculture education in Aotearoa NZ

Connect your teaching work to the PiNZ umbrella body and give your students access to the feedback and complaints process

Have the ability to promote your Permaculture NZ courses on the PiNZ website and official PiNZ Facebook page

Discounted PiNZ membership for your PDC graduates.

  

Benefits of becoming affiliated by PEG

  • Verifies that you have a sound understanding of the ethics and principles of Permaculture and are endorsed by PiNZ to teach permaculture, and PDC courses 
  • Provides access to a peer support network of other teachers 
  • Connects your teaching work to the PiNZ umbrella body and gives your students access to the feedback and complaints process 
  • Gives the ability to use the PiNZ logo on your certificates and promotional material 
  • Gives you the ability to promote your Permaculture NZ courses on the PiNZ website, PiNZ Facebook page and other PiNZ media 
  • Provides discounted PiNZ membership for your PDC graduates 
  • Access to a design template for a Permaculture Design Certificate  (use is voluntary) 
  • Allows you to be part of the decision-making around awarding of Permaculture Diplomas, teacher affiliation, and the strategic direction of permaculture education in Aotearoa NZ
  • As well as all the rewards for being a financial member, view here

Who can be a PiNZ affiliated teacher?

A current member of PiNZ, renewing annually who has completed a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) and generally resides/teaches in NZ.

Obligations of a PiNZ affiliated teacher

  • Retain a current financial membership with PiNZ 

  • Sign up all your PDC graduates as members of PiNZ for a discounted rate of $10 per student 

Process

Please apply through the application Formed linked below.

Your application will be reviewed by the PEG group, who have six weeks to respond to your application.

We will confirm whether we require more information or your application is successful and you have received PiNZ affiliated teacher status. 

application form

  To find out more contact the PEG coordinator:

Dee Turner

Email: derinatur@hotmail.com

Phone (06) 8248104