Schumacher College

Schumacher College

Schumacher College is an international college on the Dartington Estate in South Devon.  Describing itself as an international centre for nature-based education, personal transformation and collective action.  Described by two of its famous visiting teachers thus . . . 


"One of the finest teaching and learning environments to be found anywhere in the World..."    David Abram


"A think-tank for hope, a battery for positive vision..."Bill McKibben


Rosalind is one of a team of independant facilitators invited to work at the college several times a year.  The courses she has been invited to facilitate for 2016 are as follows . . . 

The Shamens Journey

March 04, 2016

A weekend Course - Friday, 4 March, 2016 to Sunday, 6 March, 2016

With Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback

Shamanism is humanity's oldest spiritual practice, a tradition for healing and problem solving. It is a way of maintaining balance in the individual, and between the individual and the rest of creation.


For further info and booking please use the link below 

Shamanism, Peace and Power

March 07, 2016

A 5 day Course - Dates: Monday, 7 March, 2016 to Friday, 11 March, 2016

With Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback

Peace and Power are not always considered as naturally in harmony with each other. But they are both essential to life, and there is much to be learned from bringing them together. What kind of peace is it we yearn for – inner or outer? How do we want to be able to relate to power in our lives? Is it possible to have a peaceful relationship to power, and to exercise power in a way that brings peace?


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Stories of the Earth - listening, creating, connecting

March 21, 2016

A 5 day course - Dates: Monday, 21 March, 2016 to Friday, 25 March, 2016

With Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldeback

Many people feel a deep love for nature, and a deep passion for creating a better world. But how often do we take time to talk to nature itself about what it wants, and needs? And how can it support and inspire us to find our way?


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Earth Pilgrim

July 17, 2016

A 5 day course - Dates: Monday, 18 July, 2016 to Friday, 22 July, 2016

With Satish Kumar and Peter Owen Jones

Our popular Earth Pilgrim course returns to our Summer 2016 programme. The course centres around the experiences and reflections of Satish Kumar, who has undertaken many pilgrimages throughout his life, beginning with an 8,000-mile peace pilgrimage from India to America.


More recently, a BBC documentary Earth Pilgrim followed Satish through the landscapes of Dartmoor in different seasons as he reflected on the profound insights and spiritual experiences that come from spending time close to nature.


For further info and booking please use the link below 

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Schumacher College is a very special place.

As we try and figure out what on earth we’re going to do with this unraveling planet, it’s become a think tank for hope, a battery for positive vision!

Bill McKibben, founder of

Rosalind worked as a freelance facilitator at Schumacher College between Sept 2008 and July 2016.  Initially invited in by Satish Kumar to facilitate his new Earth Pilgrim course she worked alongside him on that program for 8 years.  During those 8 years Rosalind also worked alongside many other visiting teachers from across the globe.

PLEASE NOTE - The only social media link active below is my Instagram account,

Rosalind J Turner

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