Schumacher College News

Schumacher College News

Trustees give the green light for a new overarching learning structure at Dartington

Tuesday, 2 October, 2018
Trustees give the green light for a new overarching learning structure at Dartington which will be led by the Dartington Learning Executive (DLE). This will help to secure the future of Schumacher College.
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Schumacher College launches social media platform

Monday, 10 September, 2018
New community platform aims to become an exchange point for ideas and inspiration.
Students from Brazil

Alumni project boosts local economy

Thursday, 6 September, 2018
A community currency project in Brazil shows the benefits of supporting the local economy
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International speakers head to Transition Design Symposium

Saturday, 16 June, 2018
How can we all come together to speed up the transition to a more sustainable society?
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Free Earth Talks tickets for people on a low income

Thursday, 17 May, 2018
Increasing accessibility of talks at Schumacher College
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Using local wisdom for sustainable change

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
How putting the eco-system at the centre of design challenges can benefit a community.
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Author of 'Life as a Beast' Charles Foster comes to Schumacher College

Monday, 14 May, 2018
The writer who decided there was only one way to fully explore the boundary between man and animal.
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Jenny Mackewn is appointed interim leader of Schumacher College

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018
Jenny Mackewn says she's looking forward to building upon the work of Jon Rae and all his predecessors.

Jonathan Dawson and Ross Jackson discuss 'Pathways to Prosperity'

Monday, 5 March, 2018
The chance to join a free webinar exploring practical ways to change the global economic system
Jon Rae

Jon Rae to step down as head of Schumacher College

Monday, 5 March, 2018
Satish Kumar pays tribute to the 'diligence and devotion' of Jon Rae who is stepping down from his role as head of Schumacher College.

Calls for support for a community bank

Wednesday, 28 February, 2018
What if there was a bank that put people before profits? Plans are underway for a community savings that will support local businesses and invest money in local resources.
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Connecting with nature is a good medicine

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018
Immersing yourself in the natural world with the practice of forest bathing has been shown to have lasting health benefits.
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There is hope for the future of food and farming

Tuesday, 16 January, 2018
The wealth of young talent at the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference is cause for optimism.

Work With Us: Sustainable Horticulture Trainer and Gardener

Friday, 5 January, 2018
An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the Horticulture team as a horticulturalist and student trainer. We are looking for an experienced horticulturalist with a passion for sustainable food growing; you will be an excellent team player, a skilled communicator with a flexible approach to work and a commitment to values of Schumacher College and Dartington.
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Alumuni gather to create the Schumacher Network

Tuesday, 19 December, 2017
The launch of a new platform for alumuni and friends aims to place Schumacher's ecological values on an international stage.