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Changing Stories: Using Narrative To Shift Societal Values

Economics For Transition Lecturer, Jonathan Dawson tells us how stories that persist beyond their sell-by date can keep us locked into societal patterns that no longer serve,and how they can provide a powerful tool for transition

Educating for Gaia

Stephan Harding talks about his efforts to educate for a genuinely sustainable relationship with the Earth.


Jay Griffiths joins Schumacher College to celebrate 25 years of teaching, studying and thinking holistically.

The Bioregion: A New Frame for Designing the Next Economy

A new economy is emerging whose core value is stewardship, not extraction

Reconnect with Self and Nature: Short Courses at Schumacher College

Schumacher College offers some of the best short courses for reconnecting with self and nature.

Beyond Development: Escaping the Linguistic Prison

Jonathan Dawson, Senior Lecturer of Economics For Transition, illustrates his reference to "development" and it's shambolically inaccurate concepts.

The New Economy In Practice 3: “From Small Seeds……”

Tim Crabtree’s latest blog - exploring key themes in the New Economy in Practice module of the MA in Economics for Transition – looks at his work in local food, and at how a social enterprise he set up to make hot meals for 33 schools has finally moved into surplus after 10 years of patient development.

The New Economy In Practice 2: “Savings Not Suitcases”

In this second of a series of blogs exploring key themes in the New Economy in Practice module of the MA in Economics for Transition, Senior Lecturer Tim Crabtree explains his work in creating new financial mechanisms to support the development of ethical enterprises.

The New Economy In Practice: Part 1

This is the first in a series of blogs which will present on-going action research in the new economy by Economics For Transition Lecturer, Tim Crabtree

What Does It Means To Be Human

The experiences of meditators and contemplatives over the centuries and, more recently, of Western psychologists such as Jung and Hillman have shown us that we operate from two fundamental (and interrelated) levels or modes of consciousness