If you want to educate others, you yourself need to be educated. If you want to have any kind of influence on young people, you yourself need to stay young and continuously work on yourself.

 

Simon Gfeller, Swiss teacher and author (1868 - 1943)

News

January 2020

Understanding and Educating Transgender Youth in the Waldorf School

Appropriate treatment and rights of the transgender community has recently become a topic of much attention and controversy. Special attention has also been placed on transgender youth, and their rights and treatment within the school system. There are discussions regarding which sports teams, locker rooms, bathrooms, pronouns, and names these...[more]

Cat: Gender
January 2020

Day 2: The human being as a breath of the cosmos

Thoughts on 'The First Teachers Course'*[more]

Cat: Foundations
December 2019

Day 1: The art of education as a continuation of life before birth

Thoughts on 'The First Teachers Course'*[more]

Cat: Foundations
November 2019

‚The Yellow Pepper‘, or what are ‚pedagogical stories‘ all about?

Children love having stories read to them. Today reading aloud has been taken a back footing. Often the media replace the human being. There is plenty of opportunity to enter the fairy tale tent – it is packed with small listeners. The author Margarete Jäckel uses this fascination as her starting point and smoothes every day obstacles with...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice
September 2019

Steiner’s Understanding of Puberty as a “Grand Metamorphosis”

In this article, the author identifies key aspects of adolescent pedagogy in Rudolf Steiner’s anthroposophy and considers them in terms of their educational potential. The second part, published here, focuses on the significance of puberty for the process of individuation. The article first appeared in “Youth education in the Waldorf School”, a...[more]

Cat: Foundations

International English Masters for Waldorf Teachers
Mon 02.09.2019 - Thu 31.12.2020
  Learn to Change the World   In September 2019 we are planning our fourth fully...
Asian Teacher Educators Conference
Thu 06.02.2020 - Sun 09.02.2020
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5 Encuentro Waldorf Spanish Teachers Association
Sun 16.02.2020 - Wed 19.02.2020
https://www.waldorfspanishteachers.org/conferences/5th-conference/   We are proud to announce...
12th International Refresher Course Week
Fri 03.04.2020 - Thu 09.04.2020
  12. Internationale Fortbildungswoche 03. - 09. April 2020 Thema 9. Klasse 12th...
Goetheanum Adult Education program (GAEP)
Wed 27.05.2020 - Sat 30.05.2020
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