Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs


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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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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

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.
Murmuration of birds

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.
The Good Ship Myth and Ecology
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How myths and stories help us understand the world by Rachel Fleming

Rachel Fleming shares tales of her expedition to un-map and re-map human imagination.
Satish Kumar
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Love is All by Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar reflects on the importance of love in our lives
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The Art of Invitation by Ruth Cross

How can we use art to help us create the conditions for social change?