For what is really the most inwardly beautiful thing in the world? Surely it is the growing, developing human being.

 

Rudolf Steiner, Human Values in Education, Lecture X

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April 2017

Given the Night – Part III

In part I and II we described a practice for exploring the 'night', the subconscious part of ourselves. Part III of the series now focuses on the 'night' of school management. Our point of departure is the first course for teachers which was held in Stuttgart in 1919. In this course, Steiner laid the foundations for new forms of pedagogy and...[more]

Cat: Self Development, School Management
March 2017

Of Hydrochloric Acid und Nitrogen: Teaching Chemistry – A Beginners Guide

In 2013 Dirk Rohde published a teacher's resource book called Chemistry Reader on how to establish chemistry teaching at Waldorf schools. The handbook has been written especially for beginners and covers chemistry in grades 7 to 12. We are publishing the complete Chemistry Reader here as a pdf document, with kind permission by Dr. Rohde.[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Science
February 2017

A Sense of Place within the Waldorf Curriculum

Provocative. Critical. That's how this article wants to be. As the reach of Waldorf grows, Neil Boland asks if the time has come to 'decolonise' Waldorf education. Inspired by his research with Māori Waldorf teachers, he wonders how Waldorf education can find its place within local cultures and the extent to which it localises itself when it moves...[more]

Cat: Culture
February 2017

Developing Pedagogical Quality – but how?

Thomas Stöckli and his team at the Institute for Action Research in Switzerland have developed a method to develop the educational quality of teaching. There is now quite a number of helpful methods for quality evaluation at Waldorf schools but these focus primarily on the development and evaluation of management structures. They do not consider...[more]

Cat: Self Development, Teaching Practice, Assessment
February 2017

On the Back of the Turtle. Culture and Waldorf Education

The Waldorf movement is becoming more and more international. There are already more than a thousand schools and eighteen hundred kindergartens in over seventy countries worldwide. The latest pioneers can be found in Myanmar, Greece and Turkey. (1) This is why we are increasingly concerned with questions on culture, even though such questions have...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Culture

Conference for Teacher Educators Asia
Wed 26.04.2017 - Fri 28.04.2017
  Invitation to all Waldorf Teacher Educators in Asia   We are inviting you to take part...
Asian Waldorf Teachers Conference
Fri 28.04.2017 - Fri 05.05.2017
  More information: http://awtc.mymova.com   The 7th Asian Waldorf Teachers'...
Annual European Waldorf Parents Conference 2017
Fri 05.05.2017 - Sun 07.05.2017
Dear Waldorf Steiner friends!   We proudly announce the annual meeting of European Steiner...
International Gym Teachers' Conference
Fri 02.06.2017 - Tue 06.06.2017
Welcome Gym teachers! Welcome to the beautiful South Baden. Schopfheim is located in Dreiländereck...
Emergency Pedagogy Annual Conference 2017
Fri 09.06.2017 - Sun 11.06.2017
  Directly register online HERE   Wars, violence, and natural disasters threaten...
AWSNA Summer Conference
Mon 26.06.2017 - Thu 29.06.2017
  We are delighted to announce the dates for AWSNA's 2017 Summer Conference.   The...
Conference for Teacher Educators South America
Sun 23.07.2017 - Thu 27.07.2017
  Invitation to all Waldorf Teacher Educators in South America   We are inviting you to...
Bridges Waterloo 2017
Thu 27.07.2017 - Mon 31.07.2017
  Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture The goal of the Bridges...

 

 

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