Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Small Gods by Martin Shaw

We hear it everywhere these days. Time for a new story. Some enthusiastic sweep of narrative that becomes, overnight, the myth of our times. A container for all this ecological trouble, this peak-oil business, this malaise of numbness that seems to shroud even the most privileged. A new story. Just the one. That simple. Painless. Everything solved. Lovely and neat.
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From ego to geoego by Stephan Harding

Stephan Harding suggests that ego can be a positive thing - a route to mystical experiences.
Jon Rae
News

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.
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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
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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.
synapses
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How Holistic Science helps us to solve real-world problems by Philip Franses

Philip Franses traces the evolution of the teaching of Holistic Science at Schumacher College ahead of the start of an experimental venture.
framing the economy report
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A new study says we need to change how we talk about the economy - Jonathan Dawson agrees

The words we choose when talk about our economy play a crucial role in how bring about change for the future.
spending time in nature
News

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.
Ashish Kothari
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Activists and academics can work together says Ashish Kothari

Chairman of Greenpeace India Ashish Kothari talks about his passion for wildlife and the environment head of his Earth Talk at Schumacher College.
planting seeds
News

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.
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There is hope for the future of food and farming by Jane Gleeson

The wealth of young talent at the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference is cause for optimism
toxic planet
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The Question of Growth by Jonathan Dawson

The health of our planet needs to be at the heart of future government policies - we can't assume it will be automatically addressed as a by-product of growth.
the amazon rainforest
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We need love to save the Amazon by Karina Miotto

The closer we feel emotionally towards the world’s greatest rainforest, the greater the chances of saving it, Karina Miotto believes
News

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.
Alumni gathering in Belgium
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Life after Schumacher - the next step by Rafaela Graça Scheiffer

Life after college can seem daunting but connecting with other alumni can help.