Teaching permaculture teachers around the world.
Learn skills to lead positive change in your community.
Courses, masterclasses, free workshops & more to help weave permaculture thinking and practice into your life — personally and professionally.
Permaculture is more than just an approach to gardening — it’s a local solution to global needs.
And with the right training, permaculture can become your livelihood as well as your way of life.
Study permaculture with Morag Gamble
Permaculture Educators Program
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Do you dream of making a real living through permaculture? Are you ready to make permaculture both your lifestyle and your livelihood?
Join Morag Gamble and study your Permaculture Design Certificate and Permaculture Teacher Certificate together, at the same time, in this bundled online program.
It’s the ONLY way to earn two internationally-recognised design and teaching certificates, at the same time.
View our full permaculture course library
You can also study permaculture online with us in multiple other ways— including via our Intro to Permaculture Course, Permaculture Design Certificate, Permaculture Teachers Certificate, marketing workshops, short gardening courses and more!
“I’m so glad I learned permaculture under Morag’s mentorship and guidance. Her gentle and encouraging teaching style is inspiring and motivating. The way Morag brings people together from all over the world truly makes interconnections among us stronger and more meaningful.”
— Jo Anne C
Permaculture Education Institute graduate
Free permaculture resources
Our founder Morag Gamble shares her lifetime of permaculture knowledge via free videos, podcasts and articles to inspire you.
Our Permaculture Life YouTube channel
Join more than 100,000 subscribers learning practical, hands-on skills via videos filmed in Morag’s thriving permaculture garden.
Our Permaculture Life blog articles
Browse hundreds of useful permaculture articles and how-to guides created by Morag over the past decade.
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A poetic, cinematic portrait of Bob Brown, the Forest, and of our profound connection with trees.
The Giants explores the intertwined fates of trees and humans in this cinematic portrait of environmental folk hero and gay icon Bob Brown who took green politics to the centre of power. From a seedling to forest elder, The Giants interweaves Bob’s story with the life cycle of the ancient trees he is fighting for.
In essence, deep ecology is an eco-philosophy that calls for an ecocentric lifestyle as a way to address the problems of planetary degradation.
Come along to dive into deep ecology and understand what it means and where the ideas came from.
Would you love to teach permaculture, design thriving edible landscapes, grow abundance, create a permaculture business – make it your lifestyle & livelihood – and be part of the global permaculture movement for positive change?
We’ve bundled together these courses in a holistic, dynamic online program and welcome you to join us on this journey.
Join Morag in conversation with leading ecological thinkers, activists, authors, designers and practitioners. Subscribe here.
Morag is a global leader of the permaculture movement for change, whose writings, masterclasses and podcasts inspire millions each year.
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Who we are
The Permaculture Education Institute was founded by Morag Gamble, a global leader of the permaculture movement for change.
From our headquarters in an eco-village in Queensland, Australia, we teach thousands of students worldwide how to design locally appropriate ways of living, working and connecting — to restore planetary and human health.
Our permaculture non-profits
Our Institute leads two global non-profits and covers all their admin costs, so 100% of your donations go directly to local programs.
Morag has been featured in
We are thrilled that our permaculture and advocacy work has been recognised with multiple prestigious awards over the years.
- Shortlisted for the 2023 Lush Spring Prize Influence Award
- Griffith University Teaching Excellence Award
- Glossies Edible Landscape Award
- Rwamwanja Rural Foundation — winner of the Lush Spring Prize
- Permayouth Northern Uganda — winner of the Youth in Permaculture Prize
- 2021 Hildur Jackson Award
- Finalists in the 2021 Lush Spring Prize Influence Award
Become a permaculture teacher
Permaculture is a sustainable system for designing one-planet ways of living, working and connecting — ready to learn how to apply permaculture to your livelihood as well as your way of life?
“My time with the Permaculture Education Institute not only improved my gardening skills, but was also an incredible lightbulb moment that has reshaped my future. I’ve found my direction and calling for the second half of my life. And I’m loving it.”
— Paul Cobbin
Permaculture Education Institute graduate