About the Course
Ecovillage Design Education programmes, commonly referred to as 'EDEs', are a 125 hour courses which have been carried out over 190 times in more than 34 countries on six continents since 2006. More than 5,000 people have participated in these sustainable design programmes worldwide!
The EDE is meant for anyone wishing to learn about sustainability principles. You can download the open source Ecovillage Design Curriculum from the Gaia Education website.
The EDE is organized as a mandala, called the Sustainability Wheel, encompassing what is perceived to be the four primary dimensions of human experience - Worldview, Ecological, Social, and Economic aspects.