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Summer Holidays at Schumacher College - July Newsletter 2014

Monday July 14, 2014

Are you wondering where to go on holiday this year? Read our latest newsletter and find out why coming to the College would be such a great way to spend you summer hols! Read more…

Re-Thinking The Way We Live - June Newsletter 2014

Tuesday June 10, 2014

In January 2015 we start our new postgraduate programme in Ecological Design Thinking. Two years in the planning, this programme will lead the way we think about our world and how to live within it. Read more…

Wanted: Postgraduate Programmes Support Volunteer

Tuesday June 10, 2014

We are looking for a volunteer who will provide support to students on all of the four postgraduate programmes that we run at the College. Read more…

‘No Destination’ An Archive on Radio 4

Thursday May 29, 2014

Satish Kumar, co-founder of Schumacher College, will talk abaout his 8,000 journey of peace on Radio 4, Saturday 14 June at 8pm. Read more…

Finding Deeper Purpose - May Newsletter

Thursday May 1, 2014

Do you long to align your work and life to a deeper purpose in service of people and planet? This November we launch a year-long programme in partnership with the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. Read about this new programme and all the latest College short courses, news and events. Read more…

Proposal to develop a consortium to bid for Parsonage Farm, Dartington

Monday April 28, 2014

A once in a generation opportunity has arisen to bid for the farm tenancy at the heart of the Dartington Estate. A number of interested parties, including the Campaign for Real Farming and Schumacher College, believe that there is the opportunity to create a farm which reflects the core ecological principles at the heart of learning at Schumacher – including diversity, resilience and the interconnection of a wide range of operations. Read more…

Job vacancy: Digital Network Manager

Tuesday March 25, 2014

We are looking for an individual who can manage and evolve our existing CRM, CMS and VLE systems and develop, or otherwise co-ordinate, new functionality. Read more…

An Invitation To Join In - April Newsletter

Friday March 21, 2014

April Newsletter We are all in it together! But in a busy, unequal and fragmented world, how do we join our voices, of all ages and cultures, to collectively improve things for all? Read more…

Job vacancy: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Ecological Design (EDT)

Thursday March 20, 2014

Schumacher College is looking for a post-doc to join our learning community as part of our new postgraduate programme in Ecological Design Thinking. Read more…

Deep Ecology and Ecological Design - February 2014 newsletter

Wednesday February 26, 2014

In 1991, Schumacher College was founded on the principles of ‘Deep Ecology’, Environmental Activism and Transformation’. 23 years later we revisit our founding vision and ask what ‘Deep Ecology’ means now, for individuals, communities and organisations. Read more…

A New Course of Action - January 2014 newsletter

Tuesday January 21, 2014

Could 2014 be the year for new leadership, a new course of action, a different way of thinking? Join us this year to create a better, fairer and more beautiful world. Read more…

Job vacancy: Ecological Design – Senior Lecturer

Tuesday January 7, 2014

Schumacher College, is looking for an inspirational individual to lead our ground-breaking new postgraduate programme in Ecological Design Thinking, developed in partnership with the School of Architecture, Design and Environment at Plymouth University. Read more…

The Turn of the Year - December Newsletter 2013

Tuesday December 17, 2013

Here’s wishing our alumni, followers and friends all over the world, a wonderful time over the festive season. We look forward to welcoming some of you back in 2014 for one of our short or postgraduate courses. Read more…

Adventures in New Economics - watch them now!

Thursday November 14, 2013

We’re delighted to be able to share a selection of videos from our speaker series Adventures in New Economics , a wide-ranging speaker series covering the key topics in new economic thinking today, presented in partnership with Transition Town Totnes, and Totnes REconomy Project. Read more…

Is Happiness Possible? November Newsletter 2013

Tuesday November 12, 2013

Join us in the Spring for a good look at ‘well-being’ and the social and economic systems that support it.

Convening some of the front-line pioneers in the happiness revolution, we look at the ideas and projects bringing greater well-being to places, from deprived inner cities in the UK to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Read more…

Feeling Good on the Inside – October Newsletter

Thursday October 10, 2013

In our October Newsletter we announce several new courses with teachers including Fritjof Capra, Polly Higgins and Charles Eisenstein. A new blog from Head of College – Jon Rae and a new Insight video which gives a flavour of College life! Read more…

A Maker's Journey - September Newsletter 2013

Tuesday September 10, 2013

Our September newsletter with information on new courses, places still available, discounts, news, events and new media material.

If you love Schumacher College ... a letter from Satish Kumar

Thursday August 29, 2013

Satish Kumar, co-founder of Schumacher College, writes to ask for your help by supporting a less fortunate student to attend a course that will transform theirs and many others lives….. Read more…

Make the Village Whole - two events with Stephen Jenkinson

Tuesday August 27, 2013

Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, Founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, will be holding a special screening of his film Griefwalker plus there is the opportunity to join him on a day long course The Gold of Elders in Our Midst – a day for village making and learning what these times ask of young people, a teaching for Elders in Training. Read more…

One Year in Transition - a new course from the Transition Network

Thursday August 8, 2013

Isabel Carlisle, who took the Schumacher Certificate in Education for Sustainability course in 2009, is now Education Coordinator at Transition Network. She has designed a new course called One Year in Transition that is recruiting for a new intake this September. Read more…

Bicton@Dartington - Craft level courses in Sustainable Horticulture

Monday August 5, 2013

Bicton@Dartington are offering craft level courses in Sustainable Horticulture starting September 2013 – last remaining places

Job opportunity: Senior Lecturer in Ecological Design

Friday August 2, 2013

Senior Lecturer in Ecological Design – closing date 23 August 2013

Ecological Design - News from Schumacher College

Friday July 26, 2013

Our postgraduate programme in Ecological Design Thinking starts in April and opens for recruitment soon. Details also of a Senior Lecturer position to complement existing College faculty.

Sustainable Horticulture and Agroecology

Friday July 19, 2013

Latest news on our developing programme in sustainable horticulture, agroecology and food production. NEW SCHOLARSHIPS AND APPRENTICESHIPS AVAILABLE!

Recruiting now! New Colombian Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition

Thursday July 11, 2013

Are you based in Colombia? Be part of a dynamic learning community where you will experience teaching from both our Holistic Science and Economics for Transition programmes, as well as bi-cultural issues specific to Colombia and Latin America. Read more…

June Newsletter 2013 - In the midst of complexity

Thursday June 27, 2013

In our latest newsletter read about three new courses for the Autumn term which look at the root causes of why we struggle in our social, economic and environmental work. They offer exciting new ways to respond creatively, and with grounding, to the unforeseen happenings in our personal and working lives. Blogs from Colin Tudge, Sean Dagan Wood and Ruth Potts – new Earth Talks and lots of inspiration! Read more…

Postgraduate News and Schumacher Events

Friday June 14, 2013

Our Sustainable Horticulture and Food Production re-launches as a full-time postgraduate programme here at the College. Last few places recruiting now for Holistic Science.

Time to Act - May Newsletter

Monday May 20, 2013

For 22 years Schumacher College has brought together leading thinkers from around the world to envision a better future. Read about new courses with Helena Norberg-Hodge, John and Nancy Todd and Colin Tudge. Courses that focus on how we can act to bring this future into reality. Read more…

An interview with Stephanie Mills

Monday May 20, 2013

Author and activist, Stephanie Mills, shocked the US in 1969 with a valedictory speech, which predicted a bleak future for humanity due to overpopulation and overuse of natural resources. Stephanie joins us for the forthcoming course Writing from the Core of the Earth, we spoke to her briefly to get a flavour of her hopes for the course. Read more…

The Intuitive Way of Knowing - A Tribute to Brian Goodwin

Thursday April 25, 2013

Floris Books publish a tribute to the life and work of Brian Goodwin. With contributions from eminent scholars and academics around the world, the book looks at his research on pattern and form in biology and the metaphysical principles that guided him. It honours both his work and personal memories of a much loved and respected colleague. Read more…

Postgraduate Support Liaison required - Volunteer

Thursday April 25, 2013

The College is looking for an effective communicator and organiser to help with the smooth running of our expanding postgraduate programmes. Read more…

Senior Volunteer required

Thursday April 25, 2013

The College is looking for a suitable candidate to take on the role of Senior Volunteer. This is an important and rewarding role within the College. Read more…

Green Transition Scoreboard Finds Over $4.1 T in Private Green Investments

Tuesday April 23, 2013

A new report from Ethical Markets finds Over $4.1 trillion in private green investments as of Q4 2012. Read more…

Small World Big Ideas - Website Launches

Monday April 22, 2013

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new project: Smallworldbigideas.org to help people discover their own inner activist and help each of us put our plans to create a more beautiful, just, sustainable and resilient world, into action. Read more…

April Newsletter - Small is Beautiful

Thursday April 18, 2013

The smallest things can change your life. In this newsletter read two new interviews with Satish Kumar and co-head of Economics Julie Richardson. A new blog on indigenous wisdom from Jonathan Dawson and details of new transformative courses. Read more…

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