Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

repairs on the Old Postern

Project team resumes work on Old Postern roof repairs

Thursday, 10 June, 2021
Praise for project team which has faced challenges arising from Covid restrictions, such as problems with building supplies and navigating the bat mating season.
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Radical learning environments

Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly, lecturer in engaged ecology at Schumacher College, blogs with her thoughts on what radical education means for her.
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Ecological Design Thinking in Practice

As teaching comes to an end for this year's Ecological Design Thinking and students start on their dissertations, our Programme Lead Mona Nasseri blogs on the last 7 months and the collaboration that was possible between current students and alumni who have developed inspiring initiatives around the world.
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How our approach to learning is different - by Dr Mona Nasseri

Dr Mona Nasseri explains how Schumacher College has adopted a different approach to learning to better consider the challenges we face for the future.
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Earth Day and Earth Jurisprudence Week - a time to transform our way of thinking

We each celebrate Earth Day in our own ways -- some may choose to plant a tree, garden, help maintain paths, pick litter, or simply spend time surrounded by nature.
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Three books to spark a revolution?

Jonathan Dawson, the Programme Lead for our highly-respected MA Regenerative Economics, blogs on the often forgotten but increasingly important philosophical dimension in modern day economics.
Engaged Ecology students sow flax seeds in Henri's Field
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New MA programmes begin and students arrive

Yesterday was a historic moment for learning at Dartington Trust as students on our two new MA programmes, Engaged Ecology at Schumacher College and Arts and Place at Dartington Arts School, experienced their first day of teaching on site here at Dartington.
Person reaching for a book in the library
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Introductory reading list | MA Movement, Mind, and Ecology

A reading list for anyone interested in bridging the gap between embodied practice, environmental philosophy, and ecological thinking.
Runner on Dartmoor
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Plas y Brenin and TYF join Dr Rachel Sweeney on our new MA programme, Movement, Mind, and Ecology

We're delighted to officially announce today our partnership with two leading outdoor organisations TYF and Plas y Brenin in the delivery of our new Movement, Mind, and Ecology Master's programme, starting in June this year. We're also delighted to announce today our newly appointed Programme Lead, Dr Rachel Sweeney.
Person writing essay at Dartington
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Essay Competition: Education as if People and Planet Matter

Schumacher College launches a major essay writing competition to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
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Woman sits on a bench in the Dartington gardens.
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Practising place-fullness with Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly

In this immersive short reflection, Schumacher College lecturer Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly explores our understanding and experience of place and the language we use to describe our relationship with it.
grower working in field
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Our garden birds can be both beautiful and beastly

Schumacher Grower Emilia considers the joy and the drama of working alongside the variety of birds that live in and around Henri's Field
Soil held in hands
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Soil, Soul, Society | A poem by Paul Heaney

A poetic response to Satish Kumar's trinity of soil, soul and society.
Harvest lunch
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Vegan or not vegan, is that the question this January?

The increase in awareness of regenerative agricultural methods, similar to those adopted by Schumacher College, has been confirmed with the announcement of 'Regenuary'.