Learn•Earth partners

13 organisations have signed the revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2015.

They are entitled to issue Learn•Earth certificates.

They may deliver Learn•Earth certificates after ECVET Earth building assessments they have sent assessors to and helped an organism, who did not yet sign the MoU, with organising the exams.

4 more organisations are about to enter the MoU, they are listed below as candidates.

Czech Republic

SHS – Sdruyeni hliněného stavitelovi, z.s.

Czech earth building association and training center

Address Porici 5
63900 Brno
Telephone/fax +420 739660719
E-mail info@hlina.info
Website http://www.hlina.info/

Estonia (candidate)



AsTerre – Association nationale des professionnels de la terre crue

The French umbrella organisation, founded in 2006, promotes companies which are active in Earth Building and offers them a platform for the exchange of ideas. The membership of specialists from other professions, such as e.g. planners and training organisations, enables the creation of comprehensive projects for vocational training and the recognition of Earth Building technologies.

Address 700 rue de la Pierre d’Etat
76650 Petit Couronne
Telephone +33 (0)6 47 00 55 26
E-mail info@asterre.org
Website www.asterre.org

Centre de formation Batipole en Limouxin

Training center for ecological building

Address Zone industrielle
11300 Saint Martin de Vellereglan
Telephone/fax +33 (0)4 68 31 32 15
E-mail batipole@wanadoo.fr
Website www.batipolelimouxin.com



Qualifies unemployed women in the sectors of ecological Building, Earth Building and the preservation of monuments, and trains female joiners. The association initiates hands-on social building projects in disadvantaged city areas for children, young people and adults with or without a background of migration.

Address Lehderstrase 108
13086 Berlin
Telephone/fax +49 (0)30 920 921 76
E-mail post@baufachfrau-berlin.de
Website www.baufachfrau-berlin.de

Berufiches Schulzentrum Leipziger Land

Vocational school for dual training, offers trainees in masonry/bricklaying and painting the option of an Earth Building qualification within their practical trade instruction and plans the development of a competence centre for Earth Building.

Address Rothaer Strasse
04564 Böhlen
Telephone/fax +49 (0)34206 7 55 90
E-mail stammschule@bsz-leipziger-land.de
Website www.bsz-leipziger-land.de
Contact person Dietmar Schäfer

FAL e.V. – European School OF Earth buiding

The Association for the promotion for economically and ecologically adequate conditions of life which is based in Mecklenburg, combines employment market requirements with sustainable regional development. Building on the local tradition of clay and brick construction, FAL e.V. initiated the Lehm+Backsteinstrasse (clay and brick street) with the focal points of the Clay Museum, Wangeliner Garden and European School for Earth Building.

Address Am Bahnhof 2
19395 Ganzlin
Telephone/fax +49 (0)38737 2 02 07
E-mail FAL@FAL.ev.de
Website www.fal-ev.de

Knobelsdorff-Schule, Oberstufenzentrum Bautechnik I, Berlin

Technical college
– Young people are qualified for earth building techniques in a vocational preparation year. These pupils run their own earth building company.
– Trainees in wood and Building protection, masonry crafts and preservation of monuments (Technical Assistant) complete a one-week earth building foundation course.

Address Nonnendammallee 140-143
13599 Berlin
Telephone/fax +49 (0)30 33503-0
E-mail kontakt@knobelsdorff-schule.de
Website www.knobelsdorff-schule.de

Lehmwerk (candidate)


ANAB – Associazione nazionale architektura bioecologica

Address Via G, Morelli, 1
20129 Milano
Telephone/fax +39 (0)6 51 60 46 67
E-mail comunicazione@anab.it
Website www.anab.it

Portugal (candidate)

Centro da terra



Address Ekocentrum ArTUR,  Hrubý Šúr 237
903 01 Senec
Telephone/fax +421 (0)905 514 725
E-mail ozartur@gmail.com
Website www.ozartur.sk

Hoblina t.c

Address Somolickeho 1,
811 05 Bratislava
Telephone/fax +421 (0)903 688 119
E-mail hoblina@post.sk
Website www.hoblina.szm.sk


United Kingdom


Address Sedum Cottage, Owen Street, Pennar,
Pembroke Dock, SA72 6SL
Telephone/fax +44 (0)7736904186
E-mail info@strawbuild.org
Website www.strawbuild.org

Straw Works

Address Hollinroyd Farm,
Todmorden OL14 8RJ
Telephone/fax +44 (0)772 071 6589
E-mail strawworks@gmail.com
Website www.strawworks.co.uk

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