About Schumacher College

People from all over the world, of all ages and backgrounds, have been informed, inspired and encouraged to act by Schumacher College’s 25 years of transformative courses for sustainable living.

Schumacher College has a global reputation for cutting-edge learning. Their work is to inspire, challenge and question ourselves as co-inhabitants of the world, to ask the questions we all struggle to find answers to and to find sound knowledge, intuition and wonder in our search for solutions.

Find out more at www.schumachercollege.org.uk

 

Upcoming events from Schumacher College

Hands, Head and Heart - Experience Week

Hands, Head and Heart - Experience Week

  • Mon 3rd Oct 2016
  • 11:30am

With guests including Stephan Harding, Jonathan Dawson and Satish Kumar | This is your opportunity to engage in community Hands, Head and Heart with activities including food foraging in the woods to night canoeing on the River Dart, from walking in Deep Time with our resident Holistic Science faculty Stephan Harding, to learning about 'economics for a new world' with Jonathan Dawson. Satish Kumar will also be visiting the College this week for meditation, cooking and a fireside chat.

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A Taste Of Spirit...And Then What?

A Taste Of Spirit...And Then What?

  • Mon 24th Oct 2016
  • 11:30am

With Coleman Barks, Martin Shaw and Lisa Starr | Join poet, best-selling author and translator of the work of Rumi, Coleman Barks as he joins Martin Shaw and Lisa Starr to explore, speculate and dream about the power of ancient and modern stories to find out where energy and beauty can be found for us all.

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 Entangled With The World – Radical Activism, Education and Emergence

Entangled With The World – Radical Activism, Education and Emergence

  • Mon 31st Oct 2016
  • 11:30am

With Bayo Akomolafe and Manish Jain | Join activists and educators Bayo Akomolafe and Manish Jain as they consider how a new narrative of ‘partnering the world’, rather than being human-centric to it, can lead us to a radical reinvention of activism, education, and political systems.

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 Tender is the Night - Exploring Darkness

Tender is the Night - Exploring Darkness

  • Mon 12th Dec 2016
  • 11:30am

With Chris Salisbury and Jay Griffiths | Come and explore the dark with us. During this week we will be stargazing, walking at night, searching for gifts and writing poems to the dark. Collectively we will search for understanding and connection with this underappreciated realm of our existence.

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Community, Place and Play: A Post-Market Economics

Community, Place and Play: A Post-Market Economics

  • Mon 6th Feb 2017
  • 11:30am

With Shaun Chamberlin, Rob Hopkins, Mark Boyle and Stephan Harding | What does 'life well lived' look like in this time of economic, ecological and cultural collapse? Inspired by the work of the late David Fleming, we think it's time to reclaim this question from the economists. Join us to reflect on our struggles, successes and joys in building lives grounded in nature and community, in redefining our relationships with money, and in working for a future worth the bother

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 Beyond Development 2017 - Creating A ‘World In Which Many Worlds Can Fit’

Beyond Development 2017 - Creating A ‘World In Which Many Worlds Can Fit’

  • Mon 13th Feb 2017
  • 11:30am

With Dr. Maria Luisa Eschenhagen Duran, Dr. Karambu Ringera, David Bollier (videolink), Helena Norberg-Hodge (videolink), Paula Andreevitch, Stephan Harding, Jonathan Dawson and Robin de Carteret | In this three-week intensive, we will be seeking solutions and pathways towards creating 'a global heterodoxy of beautiful solutions to living well on a diverse and finite planet'. We will explore what lies beyond the one-size-fits-all development paradigm of the last half century as we step together into the profoundly creative period of innovation, transition and co-operation that marks our time.

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 Transitioning To An Ecological Civilization: Dialogues East And West

Transitioning To An Ecological Civilization: Dialogues East And West

  • Mon 13th Feb 2017
  • 11:30am

Transitioning To An Ecological Civilization: Dialogues East And West Configure 13/02/2017 to 30/06/2017 With facilitation by Julie Richardson and Lanying Zhang, and guest scholars and practitioners including Wen Tiejun, Li Shouli, Zheng Bin, Sit Tsui, Liu Yingsheng, Rob Hopkins, Sophy Banks and Stephan Harding | Join us for a 6 month learning journey to explore community responses east and west towards growing an ecological civilisation in response to the multiple systemic challenges of our times. A collaboration between Schumacher College and the Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Southwest University in China.

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 Call of the Wild 2017

Call of the Wild 2017

  • Fri 31st Mar 2017
  • 11:30am

A year long foundation course in outdoor education leadership with WildWise in association with Schumacher College | Located at Schumacher College, the Dartington Hall Estate, Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside including the River Dart, The Call of the Wild offers an extraordinary syllabus to anyone open to spending time in nature, and our job as environmental educators is to cultivate this ‘nature connection’ in helpful and meaningful ways.

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