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Green Learning Day

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Exploring Opportunities in the Green Economy

Tuesday 22nd February 2011 | 11am – 4pm | Cultivate, The Greenhouse, St Andrew St, Dublin 2 (map)

Green Works Dublin Hub is hosting an Open Day (schedule of short films and talks below) to celebrate Aontas Adult Learner's Festival.  Drop in for an afternoon of films and presentations exploring Ireland's green future and share ideas over tea, coffee and biscuits.  Presentations in building, business and permaculture will give participants an introduction to the range of learning available at Green Works.·

Green Works is a nationwide education programme, offering free courses to jobseekers, with a focus on upskilling the workforce for the growing opportunities within Ireland's Green Economy. 

Green Learning Day Schedule: 11 - 4pm

·     11.00 Film: The Challenge Ahead

·     11.30 Are We Ready for Green Business? - Victor Brannigan - Green Works

·     12.00 Film: Deconstructing Dinner

·     12.30 Film: Shelter

·     1.00 The Future of Green Building in Ireland - Pat Barry - Green Works

·     1.30 Films: Greening the Desert & 30 Year Old Food Forest

·     2.00 Permaculture Design Principles - Martin Giannini - Green Works

·     2.30 Film: It’s All Connected

·     3.00 Green Works - Free Training for Job seekers - Devyn Olson Sawyer

·     3.30 Film: Where Do We Go From Here?

Except for Greening the Desert and 30 Year Old Food Forest, the other screenings are from The Powerdown Show, a 10-part TV series that takes a fresh and engaging look at the community responses in Ireland to the converging challenges of climate change and peak oil.