Schumacher College News

Schumacher College News

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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Creating the next generation of global leaders

Sunday, 4 November, 2018
We introduce two of our students on the Chevening Scholarship programme.
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Project aiming to revitalise the traditional Totnes Apple

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