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An archive of recent previous Short Courses held at Schumacher College.
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Co-creating the Emerging Future 2017: The Schumacher Certificate in Leadership and Facilitation

05/06/2017 to 16/06/2017

With Satish Kumar, Mac Macartney, Stephan Harding, Julie Richardson, Iris Schoenherr, Bill Plotkin (Skype) | We invite you to join us for an eight-month learning adventure (2 weeks residential, 7 months online) that will develop

With Satish Kumar, Mac Macartney, Stephan Harding, Julie Richardson, Iris Schoenherr, Bill Plotkin (Skype) | We invite you to join us for an eight-month learning adventure (2 weeks residential, 7 months online) that will develop your leadership and facilitation skills that will help you co-create a better, fairer and more beautiful world for all, enabling us to lead from and for the emerging future. Sign up to the waiting list here. Read More...

Who Do We Choose To Be? – Reality, Leadership, Sanity

22/05/2017 to 26/05/2017

With Margaret Wheatley | This week-long course with Margaret Wheatley summons us to be leaders for this time of profound disruption, to reclaim leadership as a noble profession that creates possibility and humaneness in the midst of increasing fear and turmoil, and to use our influence to create islands of sanity in the midst of a raging sea.

With Margaret Wheatley | This week-long course with Margaret Wheatley summons us to be leaders for this time of profound disruption, to reclaim leadership as a noble profession that creates possibility and humaneness in the midst of increasing fear and turmoil, and to use our influence to create islands of sanity in the midst of a raging sea. Read More...

 

IMMERSION

08/05/2017 to 12/05/2017

With Jay Ramsay, Peter Owen Jones and special guests Nigel Shaw and Clíona O Conaill | Come together through poetry, creative writing and practical sessions to move beyond a purely human centred way of seeing and being in the world into a much more generous and inclusive way of being themselves.

With Jay Ramsay, Peter Owen Jones and special guests Nigel Shaw and Clíona O Conaill | Come together through poetry, creative writing and practical sessions to move beyond a purely human centred way of seeing and being in the world into a much more generous and inclusive way of being themselves. Read More...

Nature Renewal – The Way of Nature

02/05/2017 to 05/05/2017

With John Milton | A short intensive with ecologist, pioneering environmentalist, and wilderness guide John Milton as he brings his Nature Renewal programme for the first time to Schumacher College. Read More...

With John Milton | A short intensive with ecologist, pioneering environmentalist, and wilderness guide John Milton as he brings his Nature Renewal programme for the first time to Schumacher College. Read More...

Sacred Activism 2017

24/04/2017 to 12/05/2017

With Pat McCabe, Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Kara Moses, Pancho Ramos (by skype), Toni Spencer, Adam Bucko (by Skype), Emmanuel Vaughan Lee (by Skype), Justine Huxley, Clare Martin, Sophy Banks, Mac Macartney, John Milton, Tommy Crawford and Amrita Bhohi in collaboration with St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace |  This th

With Pat McCabe, Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Kara Moses, Pancho Ramos (by skype), Toni Spencer, Adam Bucko (by Skype), Emmanuel Vaughan Lee (by Skype), Justine Huxley, Clare Martin, Sophy Banks, Mac Macartney, John Milton, Tommy Crawford and Amrita Bhohi in collaboration with St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace |  This three week intensive will bring together activists from different traditions and perspectives to address some of the pressing questions we ask ourselves as we decide how to taken action for change. We have bursary funds available for this programme specifically for activists. Read More...

Sacred Activism – Defending the Land and Water

24/04/2017 to 28/04/2017

With Tiokasin Ghosthorse and Pat McCabe  in collaboration with St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace |  Through the lens of their own traditions and experience as activists, join Tiokasin Ghosthorse and PatMcCabe as they consider what is meant by ‘sacred activism’, how it differs from other types of action we might take in the world, how we foster and sustain it and

With Tiokasin Ghosthorse and Pat McCabe  in collaboration with St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace |  Through the lens of their own traditions and experience as activists, join Tiokasin Ghosthorse and PatMcCabe as they consider what is meant by ‘sacred activism’, how it differs from other types of action we might take in the world, how we foster and sustain it and to where it will lead. Read More...

Myth And Ecology: Wedding The Wild

03/04/2017 to 13/04/2017

With Martin Shaw and Carla Stang | Join mythologists and anthropologists Martin Shaw and Carla Stang as they weave together cosmology, folklore and myth, from the Amazon to Eastern Europe and beyond, to look at the role of the alchemist across time to the present day and explore the place where mythology and ecology collide. Read More...

With Martin Shaw and Carla Stang | Join mythologists and anthropologists Martin Shaw and Carla Stang as they weave together cosmology, folklore and myth, from the Amazon to Eastern Europe and beyond, to look at the role of the alchemist across time to the present day and explore the place where mythology and ecology collide. Read More...

Call of the Wild 2017

31/03/2017 to 20/11/2017

A year long foundation course in outdoor education leadership with WildWise in association with Schumacher College | Located at Schumacher College, the Dartington Hall Estate, Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside including the River Dart, The Call of the Wild offers an extraordinary syllabus to anyone open to spending time in nature, and our job as environmental educators is t

A year long foundation course in outdoor education leadership with WildWise in association with Schumacher College | Located at Schumacher College, the Dartington Hall Estate, Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside including the River Dart, The Call of the Wild offers an extraordinary syllabus to anyone open to spending time in nature, and our job as environmental educators is to cultivate this ‘nature connection’ in helpful and meaningful ways. Sign Up To The Waiting List Here Read More...

Art At The End Of The World (As We Know It) – The Dark Mountain Project

20/03/2017 to 24/03/2017

With Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine | Through a mixture of workshops, teaching sessions, creative exercises and space to explore the big issues, this short course aims to give writers, musicians, performers and artists of all kinds a stronger sense of their place in a time of upheaval, change and unexpected possibilities.

With Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine | Through a mixture of workshops, teaching sessions, creative exercises and space to explore the big issues, this short course aims to give writers, musicians, performers and artists of all kinds a stronger sense of their place in a time of upheaval, change and unexpected possibilities. Sign up to the waiting list hereRead More...

Native Science and Western Thought - Two Worlds Within One

20/03/2017 to 24/03/2017

With Greg CajeteJoin us for a week with Greg Cajete as we explore the parallels and differences between western thought and native science - can the two be used together for a more expanded way of looking at the world?

With Greg CajeteJoin us for a week with Greg Cajete as we explore the parallels and differences between western thought and native science - can the two be used together for a more expanded way of looking at the world? Read More...