Schumacher College News

Schumacher College News

In harmony with nature

Monday, 6 November, 2017
Stephan Harding weaves his magic at the Royal Albert Hall

Help bring solar power to hurricane hit Puerto Rico

Monday, 6 November, 2017
Crowdfunding campaign launched to help thousands of families without electricity.
Re-thinking the future in a global online forum

Re-thinking the future in a global online forum

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017
Staff and students are joining leading thinkers and practioners in a three-week online forum to consider how we could re-design everything.

Devon-authored deep time audio book launches crowdfunding appeal

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017
Raising £20,000 will enable Deep Time Walk to become a self-sustainable social enterprise – with profits reinvested and used to fund scholarships at Schumacher College, an international centre for nature-based learning located in Dartington, South Devon and at which Dr Harding is resident ecologist.

UK Heritage Lottery Fund supports Deep Time Walk

Thursday, 15 June, 2017
We are pleased to announce that the Deep Time Walk App project team have received a £10,000 match-fund pledge from the UK Heritage Lottery Fund. As a result, the team are now crowdfunding to raise money to spread awareness and fulfil the potential of this transformative educational tool.

Schumacher College celebrates successful Higher Education Review

Thursday, 9 March, 2017
The report confirms the judgements of the Higher Education Review panel; that the maintenance of academic standards of awards offered on behalf of the degree-awarding body, the quality and enhancement of students' learning opportunities and the quality of in-formation about learning opportunities all meet or exceed UK expectations.

The GNH Masterclass: An Advanced Program on Implementing GNH

Friday, 17 February, 2017
The GNH Masterclass program has been created in response to the growing international interest in Bhutan’s unique, alternative development paradigm, Gross National Happiness (GNH). In contrast to the narrow pursuit of economic growth for its own sake, GNH promotes the sustainable happiness and wellbeing of all life.

The ‘Jali ardhi’ [Care for the land] Project

Thursday, 2 February, 2017
Dartington Hall through Ecological Design Thinking programme in Schumacher College has joined a multidisciplinary research project in collaboration with Plymouth University, Exeter University, Nelson Mandala African Institute in Tanzania, The International Water Management Institute (an CGIAR organisation). The ‘Jali ardhi’ [Care for the land] project investigates the socio-ecological resilience to soil erosion driven by extreme events in East Africa

MSC Holistic Science to pause the 2017/18 programme

Thursday, 19 January, 2017
MSc Holistic Science will not be running in the 2017-18 academic year to allow a period of reflection and renewal.

Xingu Schumacher Expedition

Thursday, 20 October, 2016
an invitation to come together with the flow of the Xingu River from the city of Altamira (state of Pará), canoeing around 100 km down the river with indigenous communities of the Volta Grande do Xingu

Help Wanted: Sustainable Horticulture Trainer and Gardener

Tuesday, 30 August, 2016
The post will appeal to a committed, knowledgeable and enthusiastic food grower, with the confidence and experience to support educational gardens, our horticultural apprentices and other diverse groups in horticultural activity

The South West Poetry Tour Is Coming To Schumacher College

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016
Over the course of 5 evenings 70 established and emerging poets from across the southwest perform 50 new language works in 50 collaborative pairs

Leadership for Transition 2016 - applications open

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
A programme for Brazilians which combines a one-week residential at Schumacher College (in September) with a two-day-monthly-meeting in Sao Paulo for three months

What does a Brexit mean for Schumacher College Applicants & Students?

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
For all students from the European Union joining us in 2016 and 2017 our fees will remain equal to those of UK Students.