Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Measuring What Matters

There is a growing body of research and practice that challenges the core fundaments of conventional educational philosophy and practice. This affirms that education is a community-based rather than individual pursuit, that knowledge is emergent rather than fixed, and that students have multiple learning faculties other than the intellect.
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25 Years Of Schumacher College

By: Julia Ponsonby The real secret is I believe that we all feel responsible for Schumacher College – because it has treated us well, we care about this place. We are its stakeholders and we do not feel separate from its management, or unable to influence the future of our Small-is-Beautiful College.
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Hospitality and Participation

This is the first of a series of monthly reflections by Jonathan Rae, Head of Schumacher College, on the future of the College as we celebrate our 25th anniversary.
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Help Wanted: Sustainable Horticulture Trainer and Gardener

Tuesday, 30 August, 2016
The post will appeal to a committed, knowledgeable and enthusiastic food grower, with the confidence and experience to support educational gardens, our horticultural apprentices and other diverse groups in horticultural activity
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Reflection: From Tagore To Holistic Science

The mirror of Holistic Science shows Japan China, and also Korea for one day, as very different societies.
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Schumacher College At 25

Satish Kumar describes the flourishing of a remarkable place of learning
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Finding My Way Home: A Story of Becoming Indigenous

Throughout the course I started to understand what it means to be human, what it means to be part of the collective, to be part of the earth, of the creation.
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The South West Poetry Tour Is Coming To Schumacher College

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016
Over the course of 5 evenings 70 established and emerging poets from across the southwest perform 50 new language works in 50 collaborative pairs
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Britain and the EU: Beyond the False Dichotomy

We need to step back and look at the big picture to see the enormous benefits of a systemic shift in direction: from global to local.
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What Right Livelihood Means To Me

To practice Right Livelihood (samyag ajiva), you have to find a way to earn your living without transgressing your ideals of love and compassion.
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Endosymbiotic Design

What does endosymbiotic design mean in practice? Stephan Harding explains.
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Becoming Indigenous

"I truly feel that Gaia or Spirit has brought me to this encounter, the journey truly had it's own plans for me; I was just along for the ride, picking up glimmers of insight along the way."
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Brexit……..and the Democratic Deficit

As a species, we have a deep need for sociability and for meaningful participation in human-scale institutions
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What does a Brexit mean for Schumacher College Applicants & Students?

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
For all students from the European Union joining us in 2016 and 2017 our fees will remain equal to those of UK Students.