23 10, 2017

Encountering Traditional Knowledge

By | 2017-10-23T14:02:24+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|CERES Global, Chile|0 Comments

The following poem was written by Naomi Van Boxtel whilst in Chile, 2017. All content created, and all images taken were by Naomi whilst on tour with CERES Global, for more of her work click here.   "I left with the direction to 'expand my awareness of the struggles facing Indigenous people in modern societies' [...]

20 10, 2016

5 reasons you should do a study tour

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 20th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

When Bachelor of Information Technology student Rosie first heard about the IT for Social Impact study tour in India she jumped to the conclusion that it wasn’t for her, however several months later she was on the plane about to embark on what she has described as “The best thing I’ve done at uni!” Rosie’s [...]

18 10, 2016

Meeting the Herb Whisperer: Permaculture Principles and Chinese Traditional Medicine

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|CERES Global, China|1 Comment

“Nowadays, the modern medical model is changing. It is gradually shifting from its original medical model of biomedicine into a physiological–psychological–sociological–medical model, which emphasizes that the people, the natural environment, ecological conditions and society are all aspects of a united whole.” (Liu and Liu, 2009, p. vii). Cultivating a holistic environmental politics and regenerative sustainability [...]

4 10, 2016

A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 4th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

This post was written by John Burne, originally posted on our Jamnya Housing project blog after visiting in March 2016 A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests. Arrived to a warm welcome and immediately saw the brick making machine. It was a focal point with lots of willing helpers, on-lookers and diligent workers. It seemed like [...]

22 09, 2016

Success at International Higher Education Awards

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

The biggest congratulations to, Dr Jason Sargent, our friend and partner who we work with in delivering the IT for Social impact Trips to India, and who has achieved global success at this year’s QS International Higher Education Impact Award in Valencia, Spain for his vision and delivery of the project. We have been running these [...]

6 09, 2016

CERES Community Environment Park – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2016

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 September 6th, 2016|CERES Education|0 Comments

We are excited to announce that CERES Community Environment Park has been selected as a finalist in the Education category for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards for our program CERES Education and Training: Teaching all Generations for Future Generations. Sustainability Victoria Chief Executive Stan Krpan congratulated the CERES team for our great work in reducing [...]

27 07, 2016

Rethinking Approaches to Development and Sustainability

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:20+00:00 July 27th, 2016|CERES Global|5 Comments

I was recently asked by one of our participants who travelled with us on our Permaculture design Course in Timor to participate in a number of research questions related to his studies. The key questions were: How do you see the role of sustainability in the future practice of community development? How should someone interested [...]

7 03, 2016

CERES and the Sustainable Living Festival 2016

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:24+00:00 March 7th, 2016|CERES Education|0 Comments

  We were excited to contribute to the Sustainable Living Festival Big Weekend this year in February at Federation Square. We packed up our solar powered electric vehicle with educational energy gizmos, flyers, posters, banners, chook t-shirts, passion and a big crate of organic apples from CERES Fair Food. Without any bias I thought CERES was [...]