Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

Schumacher College sustainable education and Sustainability Masters
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Serving the Village - Reflections on being a volunteer

Stephen Adamson writes about his experience of being a volunteer at the College.
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Anna Coote and the 4-day working week

Jonathan Dawson writes about Anna Coote's proposal of the 4-day working week following her recent talk as part of the Adventures in the New Economics series.
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Starting where we are, going where we need to go - David Bent

David Bent writes about sharpening his thinking and changing his mind, after engaging the students on Masters in the Economics of Transition on the role of business in sustainability.
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A Schumacher College Alumni Gathering in Japan

Read about the first Schumacher College Alumni Gathering held in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture in Japan.
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An Invitation To Join In - April Newsletter

Friday, 21 March, 2014
April Newsletter We are all in it together! But in a busy, unequal and fragmented world, how do we join our voices, of all ages and cultures, to collectively improve things for all?
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Proposal to develop a consortium to bid for Parsonage Farm, Dartington

Monday, 28 April, 2014
A once in a generation opportunity has arisen to bid for the farm tenancy at the heart of the Dartington Estate. A number of interested parties, including the Campaign for Real Farming and Schumacher College, believe that there is the opportunity to create a farm which reflects the core ecological principles at the heart of learning at Schumacher – including diversity, resilience and the interconnection of a wide range of operations
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Nature Connection - August Newsletter

Thursday, 7 August, 2014
This autumn we look at the benefits of consciously developing a connection to nature in different parts of our lives and society
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Adventures in the New Economics kicks off!

The Adventures in New Economics series has just begun and Jonathan Dawson writes about the first talk given by Donnie Mclurchan, founder of the Post Growth Institute and of Free Money Day on ‘The Economics of Enough’.
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Finding Deeper Purpose - May Newsletter

Thursday, 1 May, 2014
Do you long to align your work and life to a deeper purpose in service of people and planet? This November we launch a year-long programme in partnership with the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. Read about this new programme and all the latest College short courses, news and events
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‘No Destination’ An Archive on Radio 4

Thursday, 29 May, 2014
Satish Kumar, co-founder of Schumacher College, will talk abaout his 8,000 journey of peace on Radio 4, Saturday 14 June at 8pm
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Wanted: Postgraduate Programmes Support Volunteer

Tuesday, 10 June, 2014
We are looking for a volunteer who will provide support to students on all of the four postgraduate programmes that we run at the College.
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Re-Thinking The Way We Live - June Newsletter 2014

Tuesday, 10 June, 2014
In January 2015 we start our new postgraduate programme in Ecological Design Thinking. Two years in the planning, this programme will lead the way we think about our world and how to live within it.
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Summer Holidays at Schumacher College - July Newsletter 2014

Monday, 14 July, 2014
Are you wondering where to go on holiday this year? Read our latest newsletter and find out why coming to the College would be such a great way to spend you summer hols!
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College Garden Update by Jane Gleeson

Jane Gleeson, Lead Gardener at the College, writes about the trials and tribulations of grass management at the College and the importance of a well sharpened blade!
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Mary Bartlett remembers Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst

Mary Bartlett went to Dartington Hall in 1963 as a horticultural student. After her training she became responsible for the glasshouses, nursery and walled garden. She is now the tutor for bookbinding in the Craft Education department. In this blog she remembers Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst.