Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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.
Dog on Mountain
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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

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.
Office for Students

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.
Stephan Harding
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New book by College Fellow finds major American publisher

Dr Stephan Harding, Deep Ecology Research Fellow at Schumacher College and one of the college’s founders has just heard that his new book Gaia Alchemy, will be published by Bear and Co, in Vermont, USA.
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Schumacher – a 21st Century Druid College?

Vera Strachan – wife to William Elmhirst and daughter-in-law to Dorothy and Leonard – once had a vision that Dartington was once a Druid college. A crazy notion - and yet Dr Andy Letcher finds himself beguiled by the idea...
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Life in Belgium as a 'Schumacher Sprout'

"Two years ago, we came back to Belgium from the Schumacher College, transformed and eager to share our experience with others - so we created the Schumacher Sprouts."
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Meet our Head Gardener and horticulture specialist Colum Pawson

Q&A with Schumacher College's brilliant head gardener and lead facilitator for a new online gardening course
Nightingale. Image: Ebirds
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After the Virus by Stephan Harding

Stephan Harding, who oversees our MSc in Holistic Science, explores whether a a Gaian paradise is possible in a post-coronavirus world.
Dartington Gardens in mist
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Audio Diary: Dawn Meditation with Dr Andy Letcher

In this audio diary, Dr Andy Letcher, programme lead for the MA Engaged Ecology at Schumacher College, steps out into his garden on the Dartington estate to meditate on the meaning of the dawn across cultures.
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Earth Jurisprudence - Law for an Animate Earth by Carlotta Byrne

We need laws to protect the rights of all life on earth, all of whom have inherent rights to exist, thrive and evolve, argues Carlotta Byrne from the Gaia Foundation.
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Local Resilience in a Time of Crisis by Jay Tompt.

This is not the time for panic says Jay Tompt. This crisis is showing us how we can adapt and survive - if we work together.
sitting on a windowsill
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Gaia and the coronavirus by Stephan Harding

Despite floods, melting ice, droughts and fires, we have not changed the way we live. It this pandemic Mother nature's way of trying to make listen?