If you want to educate others, you yourself need to be educated. If you want to have any kind of influence on young people, you yourself need to stay young and continuously work on yourself.


Simon Gfeller, Swiss teacher and author (1868 - 1943)

Teaching Practice

Teaching Practice > Horticulture
January 2015

Educational Horticulture: Arguments for and against and how you can do it anyway

Everyone is connected to the cultivation of edible plants, be it as producer or as consumer. We cannot live without plants. Peter Lange shows the importance of school gardens with a humorous and down-to-earth approach. His list of arguments is an encouragement for all those who are already looking after a school garden, but also for those who are...[more]

Category: Horticulture, Teaching Practice
September 2014

Teaching Horticulture in the Digital Age

A female stag is a Bambi. The sun rises in the north. A chicken lays an average of three eggs a day. UHT cows give UHT milk. We might find these statements by teenagers amusing – if they were not frightening. Often, it is just as we feared: Today's youths, at least in Germany, have very little knowledge of even the most basic aspects of nature....[more]

Category: Horticulture, Teaching Practice

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