Movement is one of life’s age-old phenomena. We probably never associate life with movement more than when we see children in action. Stand on the edge of a schoolyard or a playground and watch the children. It is a picture of pure motion.… >> Movement in childhood
An interview with Henning Kullak-Ublick.… >> The courage of personal initiative
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?… >> Free Play – Now and Then
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?… >> Project 'Teach the Teachers'
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.… >> Who determines who we are?
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… >> Waldorf education on the move in Asia
Symposium: Pluralism in Assessment, 15th January 2016, Luxembourg
Exploring Alternatives to Standardised TestingVon:
- The Global Change of Education: Functions and Dysfunctions of Standardized Testing
Heinz-Dieter Meyer (Ph.D), State University of New York,
- The effects of the learning outcomes approach in education and its implications for teaching and assessment
Jens Bjornavold, Senior expert at CEDEFOP
- Learning for assessment?
Which effects do standardised tests have on both teaching and well-being of teachers and students?
Moderation: Jean Gordon, Independent Consultant, Fellow of the Learning for Well-being Community
- Assessment for Learning: Towards a more holistic approach
How can students be assessed differently and in a more holistic way?
Moderation: Margareta Van Raemdonck, European Portfolio Certificate, European council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE)
- Heinz-Dieter Meyer (Ph.D), State University of New York, Co-author of “PISA, Power, and Policy: The emergence of global educational governance.”, Initiator of the critical open letter to Andreas Schleicher, albany.edu
- Jens Bjornavold, Senior Expert at CEDEFOP, writer and lecturer on “The effects of the learning outcomes approach in education and its implications for teaching and assessment” cedefop.europa.eu
- Dip.Päd. François Carbon, University of Luxembourg, Member of the European Cultural Parliament, wwwen.uni.lu
- Dr. Detlef Hardorp, Steiner School Certificate, European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE), ecswe.net
- Laufey María Jóhannsdóttir, Organising Bureau of the European School Students Unions (OBESSU), obessu.org/board
- Jasmijn Kester, Rector of the Vathorst College, vathorstcollege.nl
- Dr. Richard Landl, President of the European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education (ECSWE), www.ecswe.net
- Prof. Dr. Georg Mein, Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg, wwwen.uni.lu
- Dr. Michael Schulz, coordinator of Internal Baccalaureate programme, Waldorf School Luxembourg, www.waldorf.lu
- Ulrike Sievers, European Portfolio Certificate, Waldorf School Elmshorn, waldorf-elmshorn.de
- Mag. Johannes Theiner, Ambassador of the European Parents Association (EPA), euparents.eu
- Luís Manuel Pinto, Universal Education Foundation, l4wb.org
- Jean Gordon, Independent Consultant, Fellow of the Learning for Well-being Community, l4wb.org
- Margareta Van Raemdonck, European Portfolio Certificate, ECSWE, epc-group.org
Friday, 15th January 2016
9.00 – 16.00 Venue:
University of Luxembourg, Campus Limpertsberg
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