Permaculture in Schools
'Growing Schools' is a 4-part documentary series which showcases empowered children involved in transforming their school grounds into abundant food gardens and nature havens. It explores the proven benefits of gardening and nature connection for children’s motivation, academic achievement, health and wellbeing. These stories exemplify how the wider community can play a vital part in supporting and sustaining a school garden programme, for the benefit of all.
Part 1: ‘Awakening Gardeners - Edible Learnscapes & Nature Havens in
Early Childhood Centres’(20 mins)
Part 2: ‘Growing Gardeners - Transforming School Grounds Into Productive
Learning Environments’ (20 mins)
Part 3: ‘Enriching Gardeners – Gardening at the Heart of the School
Curriculum’ (30 mins)
Part 4: ‘Empowering Gardeners – Schools as Community Food Hubs’(45 mins)
Made for teachers, parents, policy-makers, environmental educators and permaculture facilitators - but engaging for kids too…
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