Help your students to experience sustainability in action

We built the ecovillage to serve as an educational resource for all.  Students that visit the ecovillage help us turn this goal into a reality.

From designing for biodiversity to our viable systems model governance system, the ecovillage has much to offer for interested students. As the ecovillage serves as an interdisciplinary project, demonstrating the complexity of socio-ecological systems, it attracts the attention of many researchers while being the subject of several thesis’.

We welcome class visits to our site physically and we also offer online learning and modules. Many of our ecovillage residents have backgrounds in academia and research and are happy to share their knowledge with the next generation of sustainability professionals.

We design highly relevant and practical programmes for third level institutions. Choose from a selection of modules offered online or onsite.

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Featuring introductory sessions to more in-depth modules, we offer interactive presentations and facilitated conversations with expert tutors for small or large groups.

Guided Tour of Cloughjordan Ecovillage – Duration 1.5 hours

Prices €12 per student
Half Day Visit
10:00 am - 10:30 amIntroduction to Cloughjordan Ecovillage
10:30 am - 12:00 pmGuided Tour of the Ecovillage
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFacilitated Discussion
Prices TBC
FULL DAY VISIT
10:00 am - 10:30 amIntroduction to Cloughjordan Ecovillage
10:30 am - 12:00 pmGuided Tour of the Ecovillage
12:00 pm - 01:00 pmFacilitated Discussion
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLunch
02:00 pm - 03:00 pmCommunity Resilience
03:00 pm - 04:00 pmLocal Food Systems
Prices TBC

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    TOPICS INCLUDE

    Bring the lessons of Cloughjordan Ecovillage to your class

    An Introduction to Cloughjordan Ecovillage

    Hear our story and find out about the many innovative ways we strive to model sustainability and the transition to a resilient, low-carbon society.

    Community Resilience

    Investigate the different approaches we adopt to reduce our ecological footprint.

    Climate Change

    Understand the principles behind the Paris Agreement and the need to reduce Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 7% every year.

    Green Building

    From cob structures to hemp-lime, learn about our eco charter and green building methods.

    Local Food Systems

    Find out how community-supported agriculture can transform our relationship with local food.

    Biodiversity Regeneration

    Explore our native forests and edible landscapes and how we use permaculture to care for our land.

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    SAMPLE VISITS

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