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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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SEED: The Untold Story

In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared.  … >>

SEKEM at the leading trade fair for the organic industry

At the BIOFACH, the world’s largest producers of organic food come together every year to present their products.  … >>

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. … >>

Transforming Education in Egypt

Building an alternative education lab for holistic education for pupils from 5-16 years.  … >>

Friends of Waldorf Education emergency education team heads to Haiti

In the aftermath of hurricane Matthew, the Friends of Waldorf Education are planning to send an emergency education team to Haiti. The schools destroyed in the disaster also include the Waldorf school near Les Cayes.  … >>

LECTURE ONE from Shaping Citizenship

Spiritual Renewal and Service in the World … >>

New Waldorf World List online

Overall list that includes all Waldorf- and Steiner schools, kindergartens and teacher-training centres for Waldorf educators and Waldorf teachers around the world … >>

Demeter International

A look toward Agri-Culture of the Future … >>

The challenge of Waldorf

Being a Waldorf teacher is a challenge which means that Waldorf education in China has found it difficult to retain teachers. … >>

Selling out education: the mass academisation of England’s schools

It could be an education disaster in the making, argues education expert Dr Richard House. … >>

ECCE and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Bernard Heldt, vice president of ECCE, writes in this article about the development and the work of the European Co-operation in Anthroposophical Curative Education and Social Therapy.

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Stopping the water from flowing away

Water researchers from Witten-Herdecke University in Germany are involved in a project in India to stop water losses. The aim is to provide a more reliable water supply not just in the major cities but also in more rural areas.  … >>