On the 20th of June, we are bringing together a number of organisations and individuals inspired by E.F. Schumacher to share how his work has shaped practical action for sustainable change. Learn more about Jonathan Dawson from Schumacher College, who will be exploring transformative learning and the cutting edge of experiments in re-animating the classroom.
Jonathan Dawson is a socio-economist with wide experience as an educator, researcher, author, consultant and project manager. He is currently Head of Economics at Schumacher College and is the principal author of the Gaia Education sustainable economy curriculum, drawn from best practice within ecovillages worldwide, that has been endorsed by UNITAR and adopted by UNESCO as a valuable contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. He was President of the Global Ecovillage Network for four years.
Jonathan has over twenty years experience as a consultant in the fields of local economic development and organisational development. His clients include the World Bank, the International Labour Office, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Community Energy Scotland, the Cairngorm National Park Authority, the Intermediate Technology Development Group and a number of other NGOs.