Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Stephan Harding becomes Deep Ecology Research Fellow

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019
New title acknowledges the achievements of Schumacher College's longest serving teacher.
Pavel Cenkl

New Head of College announced

Monday, 23 September, 2019
Dr Pavel Cenkl will be leaving Sterling College in Vermont, USA, to take up his new post as Head of Schumacher College at the beginning of October.
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Could Brexit provide an opportunity to re-imagine our food sytems?

Leaving the European Union may present many challenges but it could it also bring opportunities to re-think out-dated food systems?
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Changes at Schumacher Network

Wednesday, 24 July, 2019
Schumacher Network Platform is to be managed within College as external funding for the project comes to an end.
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A New 'Quiet' Garden for Schumacher College.

Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Satish Kumar welcomes a new "contemplative corner" as the former Stewards Garden is 're-wilded' for a place of reflection.
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New Kitchen and Dining Facilities for Schumacher College

Thursday, 20 June, 2019
Second hand and re-purposed materials have been used to create a new kitchen and dining space for staff and students at Schumacher College while the Old Postern roof is repaired

Challenge to kick the toxic shopping habit

Thursday, 13 June, 2019
The fast fashion industry is one of the largest contributors to global pollution - so alumnus Emma Kidd has launched a challenge for the fashion-hungry consumer.
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We need sustainability education that acknowledges ancient wisdom says Stephen Harding

Incorporating the ancient ways of knowing from indigenous cultures with our scientific knowledge will create a better understanding of how to care for our planet.
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We need to continue the legacy left by Polly Higgins says Jonathan Dawson

The death of Polly Higgins, the barrister who fought to have ecological damage recognised as a crime against humanity, is a tragedy on so many levels writes Jonathan Dawson.
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Indigenous wisdom has much to teach us says Jonathan Dawson

In a second blog from the Findhorn Climate Change and Consciousness conference Jonathan Dawson finds the story and rituals of the indigenous wisdom holders have much to teach us about care for the Earth.
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A tribute to Polly Higgins

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019
Remembering barrister Polly Higgins, friend and fellow of Schumacher College who fought to get ecological harm acknowledged as a crime against nature.
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Is change finally coming? Jonathan Dawson feels a new mood of hope

In the first of a series of blogs from the Climate and Consciousness Conference at Findhorn, Jonathan Dawson senses a growing momentum and power in the social movements fighting for a revolution in our relationship to the Earth.
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Why need a more holistic approach to science by Stephan Harding.

If we are to care for our planet we need a transformational journey towards wholeness which cultivates our intuition and ability to sense and think in the practice of science as an alchemical journey, as a refinement of the soul.