News from all fields

Summer School Iona and Isle of Mull

The association "Anblick" gives an overview of recenct and upcoming activities, including a public theme night on the 2017 Iona Summer school.

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Who determines who we are?

The broad field of femininity/masculinity offers a wealth of fluid identificational references and developmental possibilities if with humour and goodwill we allow our children’s and grandchildren’s generation to undergo the experiences they are seeking.

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Sustainability Report 2016 – Economy

“Times are changing, the organic sector is expanding and we have to find the right position for SEKEM in this transforming environment by grabbing its potential for the future, which SEKEM absolutely owns.”

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Co-creating the future with a holistic approach

Presently 180,000 hectares are Demeter certified in 54 countries. The positive consequences for the earth, for global climate and for the nutrition of mankind are significant and offer encouraging perspectives.

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Creating fertile soil - from nature to culture

The Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum has published the report of the Agriculture Conference 2017 "Creating fertile soil - from nature to culture".

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Demeter is getting popular in Asia

Biodynamic advisor and trainer Mr. Jakes Jayakaran reports that the Biodynamic Farming methods and Demeter standards are on the upswing in China, Taiwan and India.

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Will robots teach us to communicate properly?

Interaction with robots in our everyday lives can have a positive influence, says the philosopher Prof. Birger Priddat, in that it forces us to communicate rationally. Machines could in this way contribute to shaping our culture.

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Waldorf education on the move in Asia

More than 900 people attended the recent Asian Waldorf Teachers’ Conference in China. Among other things, the conference discussed issues facing Waldorf establishments, including their legal status and cultural adaptation

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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.

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Putting modern childhood under the spotlight

The International Festival of Childhood, planned for later this year, aims to examine the issues affecting modern childhood. The evidence suggests that there is a massive toll on child health and wellbeing, say the organisers. … >>

General Secretary’s Report from Dornach Dec 2016

Consider ‘Spirit visioning’, the future approaches us and in taking initiative we take on responsibility for the future. … >>