Latest news and blogs

Latest news and blogs

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Changemaker's Life in Transition

Life in Transition will feature changemakers from Denmark, Brazil, Estonia, the UK, Spain, Australia, Italy, USA,
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Two Meetings To Rescue The World by Colin Tudge

The two meetings attack the issues from different angles and with different speakers -- but both argue that for starters we (humanity, the world) need to re-think food and farming from principles. We need nothing less than an Agrarian Renaissance – to be driven by all of us: a giant exercize in democracy.
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About The Resurgence Trust

Established as an educational charity in 2006, The Resurgence Trust publishes Resurgence & Ecologist magazine, alongside its main website www.resurgence.org, where the entire back catalogue of issues are available for members to read. The Resurgence Trust also publishes the internationally-respected environmental news website www.theecologist.org. With a world-wide network of distinguished contributors and strong editorial integrity Resurgence, with the addition of The Ecologist in 2007, has become a powerful force for change.
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Jali Ardhi – ‘Care for the Land’ – Project

The Jali Ardhi, or 'Care Of The Land' Project will examine socio-ecological resilience to soil erosion driven by extreme events: past, present and future challenges in East Africa and aims to involve Schumacher College’s Ecological Design Thinking to map the issue in terms that will point towards a solution.
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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.
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The Great Work of Metalaw: A Paradigm of the Entireties by Hal White

In 1999, in his magnum opus, The Great Work, Thomas Berry said that the present urgency is to begin thinking within the context of the whole planet, the integral Earth community with all its human and other-than-human components, as an ecological imperative.
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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.
Daniel Christian Wahl
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The Three Horizons of innovation and culture change

An article on The Three Horizons of innovation and culture change by Daniel Christian Wahl, glocal educator, activist and consultant, generalized in whole systems design and transformative innovation for regenenerative cultures.
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Sustainability is not enough; we need regenerative cultures

Sustainability alone is not an adequate goal. Article by Daniel Christian Wahl
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Sparking an Educational Revolution

Underpinning currently dominant educational practice lie a series of assumptions about how we learn that are contradicted by a growing body of scientific evidence, as well as by our common sense.
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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.
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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.
Escola Schumacher
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The development of the Certificate programme in Brazil - Patricia Shaw interviews Juliana Schneider

Patricia Shaw, visiting teacher and fellow at Schumacher College has been involved with the setting up of Schumacher-like activities in Brazil. In this interview, she asks Juliana Schneider, Msc in Holistic science and co-founder of Escola Schumacher Brasil, about the Certificate in Holistic Science and Economics for Transition, a year-long-programme being offered now for the third time in Brazil and with two places remaining.
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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