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

News

May 2017

Regional Conferences on the Importance of Sleep

An Invitation to Collaborate! The IASWECE Birth to Three Working Group is preparing a study on the subject of sleep. We all need sleep to regenerate and connect to our dream life, and for the little child sleep is so important for the development of the physical body. The child needs sleep to grow. [more]

Cat: Early Childhood
May 2017

Between Glittery Façades and the Largest African Slum

In the third part of Vera Hoffmann's series on festivals at Waldorf schools she describes some examples from Kenya. Vera has investigated the latest developments of the Euro-centric Waldorf annual festivals as part of her ethnographical studies for a master thesis at the Rudolf Steiner University College in Oslo. At Nairobi Waldorf School, well...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Culture
May 2017

Between Coca and Noodles

This is the second part of an article about the creation of festivals at Waldorf schools. Here, the author refers to an example from Peru. In an ethnographic study as part of her master thesis at the Rudolf Steiner University College Oslo, Vera Hoffmann investigated the processes of developing new ideas for what used to be eurocentered Waldorf...[more]

Cat: Teaching Practice, Culture
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

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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