Tutors: Robina McCurdy, Dave Hursthouse, Emma Morris, Inna Alex, Leo Gedye, plus other guest tutors.
This week-long embodied experience seeks to reframe activism as an essential, positive contributor to the transformation of social and ecological systems. The course will offer a range of tools and tactics for effective change-making – facilitated through dynamic group exercises, deep connection, adventure, and play. This immersive learning experience will equip change makers with the skills to navigate the complexity of the modern world.
- Embodying and facilitating skills for activism
- Enabling and empowering personal sense of purpose
- Nourishing wellbeing and avoiding burnout
- Turning passion into your livelihood
- Building and supporting networks and communities
- Living in a deep relationship with social and ecological systems
- Communication and facilitation skills;
- Dealing with root causes and targeting action at ‘pressure points’ to leverage change;
- The vibrant ‘rainbow of activism’ – how to generate change through diversity, solidarity, and alliance;
- Tracking patterns, systems thinking and frameworks;
- Storytelling and mapping ecological identity;
- Deep Ecology and Theatre of the Oppressed;
- Networking, communications, marketing, upskilling, consultancy, and charging;
- Community co-design, social governance, and decision-making processes;
- Succession and Leadership; and
- Dynamic group problem solving and play.
Tui Treefield, McShane Rd, Wainui Bay, Golden Bay, New Zealand