Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Ecology of Movement: An interview with endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker

We catch up with ultrarunner Lizzy Hawker to discuss her background and interests, her thoughts on running and the environment, and what people can expect from her forthcoming online course at Schumacher College.
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The latest from our College Gardens Produce Stall

As the days shorten, the leaves are falling and the harvest produce is abundant here in the Schumacher College gardens. We are glad to be continuing the stall into this second lock-down and beyond…
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An organic fruit and nut nursery in Henri’s Field

The Mother Tree is a fruit and nut nursery here in Henri’s Field, with a great range of trees, including many local varieties, which are now available to buy.
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Students arrive for campus learning

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020
Academic staff at Dartington Trust welcome students on campus following the award of the Covid-secure kite mark 'We're Good To Go'.
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Rethinking Animism

Dr Andy Letcher points to a new understanding of animism as a potential way of getting grips with the crises of our current times.
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A Q&A with our new Lecturer in Engaged Ecology, Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly

Meet Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly, who joins from the fields of cultural theory and critical thinking, and whose research draws on subversive and alternative ways of thinking about the world. We caught up with Sarah to find out more about her past and what the future holds for her here at Schumacher College
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Meet our new Lecturer in Holistic Science, Dr Troy Vine

Dr Troy Vine will be taking on the position of Lecturer on our prestigious Holistic Science MSc, programme, and he joins us from Humbolt University in Berlin, where he has been working on a second PhD. We caught up with Troy to find out a bit more about our new member of the team.
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Climate Marathon is underway!

It's not too late to join in our Climate Marathon this October, running 26 miles per week to celebrate work around the world that many people, like the COP26 High Level Champions team, are doing to address the issues caused by climate change.
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Schumacher Life in Brazilian Land: The coming into being of Escola Schumacher Brasil

Escola Schumacher Brasil began from a few shared conversations six years ago but has now taken more than 1,000 people through study programmes says Luiz Gabriel Vasconcelos.
Satish Kumar in Henri's Field
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Kindness will help us through difficult times - Satish Kumar

In challenging times it is even more important to make sure you are nourishing your soul, says Satish Kumar.
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The Borders We Carry - Dr Pavel Cenkl

Borders of one kind or another are in all of us -- as we cross them, choose not to cross them, or are not given that choice to make -- they define us, says Dr Pavel Cenkl.
Jay Tompt
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Green entrepreneur joins Economics faculty

Thursday, 27 August, 2020
Consultant, writer and activist Jay Tompt is a leading figure in the field of economics for transition.
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New era of accessible education

Wednesday, 26 August, 2020
British students can now apply for government loans to study at Schumacher College after it is accepted onto the register of the Office for Students.
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Coronavirus is the voice of the Earth

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What we’re reading this summer!

Schumacher College staff share their reading lists for the summer holidays.