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)

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September 2019

Form drawing – a new linear art worldwide

Waldorf education resides today on all continents and in numerous cultures. During many visits to Waldorf “colonies” overseas, the question cannot be avoided as to the extent that this Central European cultural impulse is justified for example in India, China or Central and South America, in cultures which suffered or were destroyed through...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Arts and Crafts
July 2019

Digital change as a societal change

We live in a digital world that has become indispensable. Whether we encounter it with uncertainty or enthusiasm is of secondary importance. Robin Schmidt introduces us to this emerging world from a cultural-historical point of view, without bias and with a gift for philosophical reflection. There are signs of a return to the archaic, to a kind of...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Media
June 2019

Focus on middle school – how do methodological approaches arise from the anthroposophical understanding of the human being?

As it approaches its anniversary, Waldorf education faces existential questions: what are the inner and outer impulses with which this school movement approaches the next hundred years? In what way does the original spiritual impulse live in the reality of school today? And where are its vitality, figurative nature and power of imagination placed...[more]

Cat: Foundations
May 2019

Active media education in class using the example of stop-motion animated film technique

This article makes the case for using digital media as tools in school in order to understand them as a means to an end. Digital media are used creatively to help make ideas visible. Active media work requires a student to be able to work with media independently and to use it as a means of communication. If students merely respond to the needs of...[more]

Cat: Media, Teaching Practice
May 2019

“The three-fold step” as foundation to methodologic and didactic teaching

A fundamental approach to learning and understanding in Waldorf pedagogy was developed by Rudolf Steiner. It is connected to the logical steps of: observation and conclusions leading to judgement and finally concepts as a methodological foundation to connect in a holistic way to the world around us. Here the inclusion of the night and its role in...[more]

Cat: Methodology and Didactics, 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...
Pedagogia Waldorf 100 anos - Os desafios na contemporaneidade
Thu 17.10.2019 - Fri 18.10.2019
  http://frs.edu.br/congresso-pedagogia-waldorf-100-anos/   Em 17 e 18 de outubro de...
Semaine Française
Sun 20.10.2019 - Fri 25.10.2019
31. Semaine française vom 20. - 25. Oktober 2019 Centre de Jeunesse in Baerenthal (Lothringen) –...
International conference on Waldorf education and Anthroposophic Medicine
Sat 26.10.2019 - Tue 29.10.2019
International conference on Waldorf education and Anthroposophic Medicine   "Supporting...
ECSWE Waldorf 100 conference on education and the future
Thu 07.11.2019
To celebrate 100 years of the Waldorf movement, it is our pleasure to invite you to a conference on...

 

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