Schumacher College News

Schumacher College News

bean bashing

Celebrating the humble bean

Thursday, 22 November, 2018
Schumacher College hosts it's annual bean party to celebrate the harvest of the power-packed pulse.
mindful thoughts for cooks

Food for thought

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018
Schumacher Colleges head of food has released a new pocket-sized book that shows how easy it is to incorporate mindfulness into our lives.

A reinvention of the postgraduate programme portfolio

Monday, 12 November, 2018
Two of the current masters programmes, MA Ecological Design Thinking and MA Economics for Transition, are currently open for applications for the 2019/20 acedemic year. The reduction in programmes offered for the next academic year will create the time and headspace needed for the Schumacher staff to work on reinventing the postgraduate portfolio. Dartington Learning and Schumacher College are intent on maintaining the core values of Schumacher teaching in this process and building on the depth of experience and content developed in the delivery of all the postgraduate programmes
Sam Colli and Trung Pham

Creating the next generation of global leaders

Sunday, 4 November, 2018
We introduce two of our students on the Chevening Scholarship programme.
Ella Sparks

Project aiming to revitalise the traditional Totnes Apple

Tuesday, 23 October, 2018
New project offers chance to save disappearing varieties of traditional apple.
carrying apples

Small producers are the key to food sustainability

Wednesday, 3 October, 2018
Brexit continues to throw up many questions but will the government use the opportunity to re-think food production?

Trustees give the green light for a new overarching learning structure at Dartington

Tuesday, 2 October, 2018
Trustees give the green light for a new overarching learning structure at Dartington which will be led by the Dartington Learning Executive (DLE). This will help to secure the future of Schumacher College.
college sign

Schumacher College launches social media platform

Monday, 10 September, 2018
New community platform aims to become an exchange point for ideas and inspiration.
Students from Brazil

Alumni project boosts local economy

Thursday, 6 September, 2018
A community currency project in Brazil shows the benefits of supporting the local economy
transition design symposium

International speakers head to Transition Design Symposium

Saturday, 16 June, 2018
How can we all come together to speed up the transition to a more sustainable society?
sitting outside Schumacher College

Free Earth Talks tickets for people on a low income

Thursday, 17 May, 2018
Increasing accessibility of talks at Schumacher College
research team

Using local wisdom for sustainable change

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
How putting the eco-system at the centre of design challenges can benefit a community.
charles foster

Author of 'Life as a Beast' Charles Foster comes to Schumacher College

Monday, 14 May, 2018
The writer who decided there was only one way to fully explore the boundary between man and animal.
Jenny Mackewn

Jenny Mackewn is appointed interim leader of Schumacher College

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018
Jenny Mackewn says she's looking forward to building upon the work of Jon Rae and all his predecessors.

Jonathan Dawson and Ross Jackson discuss 'Pathways to Prosperity'

Monday, 5 March, 2018
The chance to join a free webinar exploring practical ways to change the global economic system