Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

Jonathan Dawson, Senior Lecturer Schumacher College
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Teaching economics for the 21st century

The revolution demanded by economics students around the world has focused almost exclusively on the curriculum, specifically on the need to draw on a much wider range of traditions and schools of economic thought.
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Business for Good - What is the edge now?

Is progress possible? Great provocations and excellent practice
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Indigeneity and Belonging, By Charles Eisenstein

Three weeks ago I taught a five-day course at Schumacher College. The title was “The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible,” which is pretty open-ended.
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A book review by Rob Hopkins: 'Everything Gardens' by Luigi Russi.

Transition Networks Rob Hopkins reviews book written by past Economics For Transition student Luigi Russi
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The Dark Side of the Garden

To garden well requires strength of heart. To nourish the necessary connection, meeting engagement and intimacy with the world that allows us to care and motivates us to practice good horticulture we need a clarity of vision that eschews overly romantic notions of the ‘goodness’ of nature and allows an honesty of interaction.
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Beware the blight!

Jane Gleeson Head Gardener at the College writes about the trials and tribulations of potato blight.
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Greeks Bearing Gifts

Austerity appears to be incubating and fast-tracking the economic transition of the Greek economy
Right Livelihood Bhutan
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My Right Livelihood Experience

Nicole Caran, a past Right Livelihood Participant describes her experiences in Bhutan and Schumacher College
Braised Artichoke Hearts
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Braised Artichoke Hearts - a recipe by Tara Vaughn-Hughes

A delicious artichoke recipe from the Schumacher College Kitchen
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Dead Useful Like...

Dead hedges are an ancient practice – often used to fence in livestock or denote field boundaries – they were seen to be a good use of old wood
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Learning as living: the first residential of the Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition in Brazil.

As the small group of teachers and facilitators begin to prepare for the first residential in Brazil of the Certificate in May, they questioned what would be a beginning that does justice to all the nuances of our coming together.
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Finding A Deeper Purpose

Friday, 22 May, 2015
Join Schumacher College on a learning journey to Bhutan
Earth Pilgrim - Satish Kumar
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Satish Kumar Documentary Project

Documentary Series Featuring Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar at Schumacher College
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Prince's School of Traditional Arts Welcomes Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar joins lecture series at Prince's School of Traditional Arts
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Gratitude Prevails For The Rain

It's raining in the Schumacher College gardens