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Free Play – Now and Then

For a long time, free play has been neglected for the sake of early literacy and numeracy. The appreciation of free play has only been revived in the last few years. But is it really seen and understood for what it means to the child? How do we, as parents and educators, approach free play? What does it mean to us?

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Project 'Teach the Teachers'

Are you excited again and again by Steiner's educational impulse? Is it a heartfelt affair and a daily source of inspiration for you? Do you truly say 'Yes' to people as physical and spiritual beings?

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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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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. … >>

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 … >>

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. … >>

Protecting childhood

As the Save Childhood Movement in the UK prepares for National Children’s Day 2016, campaigns are also underway to stop the erosion of natural childhood.  … >>

Please help to stop the closure of St. Christopher’s School in Bristol

St Christopher’s is an independent Special School and Children’s Home providing an integrated waking day curriculum for up to 52 weeks encompassing care, education and therapy for children and young people between the ages of 5-19. … >>

Motueka Rudolf Steiner School Trust

Our small Steiner school community is struggling to fund the school through a difficult year. Please help us get through. … >>