Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Changing Stories: Using narrative to shift societal values - Jonathan Dawson

Jonathan Dawson, Head of Economics, writes about the importance of changing the dominant societal narrative by giving more traction to the counter narratives that are already emerging.
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September Newsletter: The Elmhirst Programme – Soul, Spirit and Story, 2015

Thursday, 11 September, 2014
Schumacher College is delighted to announce a new programme of short courses and events based in the beautiful Elmhirst Centre of Dartington Hall.
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Process and Pilgrimage in Cordoba

Philip Franses writes about the recent Process and Pilgrimage in Cordoba and tells of the experience of 15 people meeting in the freedom of a commitment to inquiry.
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Iberian and Colombian Certificates starting in Autumn 2014

Philip Franses writes about our forthcoming Certificates in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition, which will be based in Colombia and Iberia.
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Returning to the quiet intelligence of nature

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’.
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Life After Schumacher College - by Paul Pizzala

Paul Pizzala studied the MSc Holistic Science at the College and writes about his experience at he College and what it has led onto.
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A Voice for the Earth by Stephen J Adamson

Stephen J Adamson, a participant on this weeks short course Voices for the Earth with Polly Higgins and Charles Eisenstein writes about the experience of returning to the College.
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Schumacher College Pilgrimage of Conviviality

William Thomas, House Manager at Schumacher College writes about a very special ‘Pilgrimage of Conviviality’ which he recently undertook with our postgraduate students.
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College garden update from Joanna Wright

Joanna Wright provides an update on all the latest activity in the Schumacher College gardens and our dynamic programmes in sustainable horticulture.
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A Pilgrimage Across Dartmoor

Inge Page writes of the recent of the walk led by William Thomas, for our postgraduate students who were undertaking a pilgrimage across Dartmoor to mark the end of their six months of studying and living together in Dartington.
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The Launch of Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter

Simon Robinson, who studied for a Masters in Holistic Science at the College, writes about his recently published book Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter.
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The Power of Rebellion: A Walk through Totnes’s Radical Past, Present and Future

Ruth Potts, development co-ordinator, MA Ecological Design Thinking is a founding member of radical collective, bread, print & roses, she invites us to take a walk through Totnes’s dissenting past, present and future and ask whether new forms of citizen activism could signal a great democratic revival.
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A Culture of Contempt By Alastair McIntosh

Alastair McIntosh writes about his observations on the psychology behind much of the recent debate around Scottish independence.
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On waiting for traffic lights… and the ways to happiness by Jasper Bergink

What makes us happy? Jasper Bergink writes about his experiences on the recent Economics of Happiness course.
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College Gardens update - Feb 2014 by Jane Gleeson

Jane Gleeson – Lead Gardener at the College writes about the resurgence of life making it’s way out of the storms which have battered the country thes past few months. Life abounds once more and the garden is putting its energy back into welcoming the approaching spring sunshine and longer days.