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Daring to look beyond growth by Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson argues that its time to place the well-being of people ahead of economic growth.
Polly Higgins
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We need to continue the legacy left by Polly Higgins says Jonathan Dawson

The death of Polly Higgins, the barrister who fought to have ecological damage recognised as a crime against humanity, is a tragedy on so many levels writes Jonathan Dawson.
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Kickstarting Local Economic Transition - Jay Tompt suggests a four point framework

There's never been a better time to mobilise local communities to take control of their economic destiny writes Jay Tompt.
Tomatoes at a local market
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The Local Entrepreneur Forum has the power to change our economy - Jay Tompt

The LEF is an opportunity to create space for a new story about how economic activity fits into the context of the kind of society and community we really want, including the roles we can all play.
Escola Schumacher
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The development of the Certificate programme in Brazil - Patricia Shaw interviews Juliana Schneider

Patricia Shaw, visiting teacher and fellow at Schumacher College has been involved with the setting up of Schumacher-like activities in Brazil. In this interview, she asks Juliana Schneider, Msc in Holistic science and co-founder of Escola Schumacher Brasil, about the Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition, a year-long-programme being offered now for the third time in Brazil and with two places remaining.
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Measuring What Matters

There is a growing body of research and practice that challenges the core fundaments of conventional educational philosophy and practice. This affirms that education is a community-based rather than individual pursuit, that knowledge is emergent rather than fixed, and that students have multiple learning faculties other than the intellect.
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Henry V, the 15th-century CEO

Today’s economic leaders can find plenty to learn from the heroic king in Shakespeare’s history plays
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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
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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.
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What is Economics? - A poem

Read this poem by former student, Della Duncan