News and blogs
This page brings together articles written by or about the learning community here at Schumacher College and Dartington Arts School. We are open to submissions from all members. If you are interested in contributing please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Local Entrepreneur Forum helps build stronger communities making them more resilient in times of economic challenge.
Poetics of Imagination student Isabella Jones says her year at year at Dartington has been an enriching experience helping her grow in ways she could never have imagined.
The RSA honours the work of the college and its founder for their progressive approach to new economic and ecological education.
Throughout the summer, we will be fast-tracking applications for our BSc Regenerative Food and Farming at Schumacher College.
Stephan Harding believes it is only by exploring both the physical and the symbolic properties of water that we can fully appreciate its wholeness.
Accounts from Living Waters workshops – a series of co-operative inquiries with rivers worldwide.
Dr Sarah Elisa Kelly, tutor on our short course Unravelling Time, writes on eco-perspectives and how the socities we live in can shape our own relationship with time.
In this public webinar Ruth Potts and Jay Tompt, our resident economists and postgraduate lectuers, offer some introductory reflections on the alternatives out there to current mainstream economics.
A work placement at a social enterprise has helped ecological design thinking student Sarah Hawkins to understand the importance of working collaboratively.
A Dartington arts student discovers an exciting world of possibility at the 2023 Venice architectural biennale which has theme “The Laboratory of the Future”.
In this blog post Dr Stephan Harding reflects creatively on the vicissitudes of life and our place in the world following a chance encounter with a bullfinch.It’s mid-March, and the snow falls thick and fast, most unusually for early spring in the south west of...
Our Head of Regenerative Economics, Ruth Potts, reflects on the continuing relevance of E. F. Schumacher’s influential book, Small is Beautiful 50 years after publication.
Alice Oswald, Martin Shaw and Valentin Gerlier discuss the origin story and ever growing relevance of our MA Poetics of Imagination on which they all teach.
Current student Mark Sim blogs on a recent international meeting of minds combining our Regenerative Economics Master’s with Human-Scale Development and Ecological Economics intiatives in Chile.
Announcing a dynamic new partnership with Hospital Rooms to offer residencies for students on MA Arts & Place to explore their arts practice in professional mental health settings.
Schumacher College was named in honour of the legacy of economist E. F. Schumacher, whose work prioritised an economics that also contributed to healthy people and planet. This blog burrows deeper into the story of how the College came to take on Schumacher’s name, with the help of our founder Satish Kumar.
Accessing land is one of the greatest barriers for people wanting to work in agriculture – so we’ve created a programme that can try and help change that.
Following the success of last year’s bursary scheme which supports students through their first year of study on our leading-edge undergraduate programme in Regenerative Farming at Schumacher College, we are pleased to be able to offer it again to new students joining us in 2023.
Writing for our blog, MA Poetics of Imagination student Martha Benedict explores the experience of studying at Dartington, and how the spaces in between the intensive sessions can be as valuable as the lectures themselves.
Listen to our podcast with Dr Simon Platten, programme lead on BSc Regenerative Food, Farming and Enterprise in which he talks about his passion for teaching on the UK's first ever course in regenerative farming and why he thinks changing the food system can...