Business GreenWire: Schumacher College provides innovative courses to pressing ecological problems
14th September 2011
Through an innovative approach to learning, with experts from around the world, Schumacher College has helped thousands of individuals and organisations understand and find solutions for the most pressing ecological and social concerns of modern life.
We offer short course
and academic programmes
, systems thinking, alternative economics
and green enterprise
This year we are running the first Masters programme in Economics for Transition, accredited by the Business School of the University of Plymouth, and developed in partnership with the New Economics Foundation and the Transition Network. This joins our highly acclaimed MSc in Holistic Science, now running for 14 years, and our craft level programmes in Natural Building and Sustainable Horticulture. New offerings for 2012 include our Masters programmes in Sustainable Horticulture and Eco-Design, offered as part-time blended learning opportunities.
Meanwhile, our popular short course programme continues to attract cutting-edge thinkers, activists and practitioners for transformative and intimate teaching events. These range from weekend to three-week periods. Teachers include Fritjof Capra, Wolfgang Sachs, Meg Wheatley, James Lovelock, Ellen McArthur, Jane Goodall, Jonathan Porritt and Tony Juniper. In addition our residential faculty includes Satish Kumar, Stephan Harding and Jonathan Dawson.
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