Gaia University

Project

Organization

Contact

Websites: 
Website: 
www.gaiauniversity.org
Emails: 
Office: 
[email protected]
Telephone: 
Office: 
(US) (+1) 888-316-2092

Project-based, transformative action learning for Earth Regeneration

Gaia University is a global learning un/institution supporting transformative action learning through the use of online learning modules as well as self-designed and directed local projects. Student associates document their work in online ePortfolios which serve as life-long learning records of their achievements. Bachelors and Masters degrees and Diplomas in Permaculture Design, Transition Leadership and Action for Resilience. www.gaiauniversity.org or [email protected].

Best practices

Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
Andrew Langford, A.Liora Adler
Conscious participation in project design: 
70%
Traditional and local wisdom: 
70%
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living: 
90%
Educational courses and experiences: 
Bachelors and Masters degrees, Diplomas in Permaculture Design, Transition Leadership and Action for Resilience.
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies: 
80%

Best social practices

Conflict facilitation and peace-building skills?: 
50%
Gender equality: 
50%
Sense of community and mutual support: 
60%
Diversity: 
50%
Inclusive decision-making processes: 
50%
Alliances within wider society and networks?: 
50%

Best cultural practices

Political activism for environmental and social justice: 
50%
Connecting to a higher purpose in life / spiritual pathway: 
50%
Dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
50%
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
50%
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts: 
50%
Common vision: 
50%

Best ecological practices

Ecological sanitation?: 
80%
Sustainable transport: 
90%
Sustainable water management?: 
80%
Natural and traditional healing methods: 
70%
Organical food: 
80%
Ecological and traditional building methods: 
80%
Ecosystemes and biodiversity: 
90%
Renewable energy: 
80%
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?: 
90%

Best economical practices

Transparent administration and bookkeeping: 
50%
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns: 
50%
Ethical and transparent fair trade: 
50%
Strengthening local economy: 
50%
Economic justice: 
50%
Collective ownership: 
50%