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Old Postern added to English Heritage's At Risk Register

Friday, 18 October, 2019
English Heritage acknowledges the historic value of the Old Postern as a project team makes final preparations to begin work on repairs to the roof of the 15th Century building.
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Stephan Harding named as Deep Ecology Fellow

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019
New title acknowledges the achievements of Schumacher College's longest serving teacher.
Pavel Cenkl

New Head of College announced

Monday, 23 September, 2019
Dr Pavel Cenkl will be leaving Sterling College in Vermont, USA, to take up his new post as Head of Schumacher College at the beginning of October.
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Changes at Schumacher Network

Wednesday, 24 July, 2019
Schumacher Network Platform is to be managed within College as external funding for the project comes to an end.
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A New 'Quiet' Garden for Schumacher College.

Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Satish Kumar welcomes a new "contemplative corner" as the former Stewards Garden is 're-wilded' for a place of reflection.
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New Kitchen and Dining Facilities for Schumacher College

Thursday, 20 June, 2019
Second hand and re-purposed materials have been used to create a new kitchen and dining space for staff and students at Schumacher College while the Old Postern roof is repaired

Challenge to kick the toxic shopping habit

Thursday, 13 June, 2019
The fast fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to global pollution - so alumnus Emma Kidd has launched a challenge for the fashion-hungry consumer.
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A tribute to Polly Higgins

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019
Remembering barrister Polly Higgins, friend and fellow of Schumacher College who fought to get ecological harm acknowledged as a crime against nature.
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Students support young activists to make their voice heard

Tuesday, 2 April, 2019
A group of Schumacher College students have been joining young climate change activists to encourage them to express their opinions and explore solutions.

New developments for Schumacher College and Dartington Learning

Monday, 18 March, 2019
PLANS have been announced to expand learning at Dartington with new course development at Schumacher College and the launch of a second college offering study in areas including the arts and social justice. These plans include making course fees more affordable to enable more applicants from a wider range of backgrounds to study on the estate.
Mona Nasseri co-designing with Maasai

Maasai communities co-design with Schumacher College

Monday, 11 March, 2019
Ecological Design Thinking process can bring diverse groups together to help create sustainable solutions

Schumacher College gets £2 million gift to repair roof

Thursday, 7 March, 2019
Generous donation helps secure the future of Schumacher College for the next twenty years and paves the way for expansion of learning on the Dartington Estate.
Steisel family

Learning can be a family affair

Monday, 21 January, 2019
Schumacher College hosts six members of the same family on a holistic business short course.
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Baby ducks find new home with War Horse author's charity

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018
Indian runner ducks raised by the Schumacher College garden team have a new role helping to educate children about the countryside