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The Friends of Waldorf Education regularly hold worldwide continuing education courses and seminars on the subject of emergency pedagogy. The annual conference in Karlsruhe, Germany brings together experts in the fields of psychotraumatology, therapy, and pedagogy.

Annual Conference on Emergency Pedagogy

From June 9th to 11th, 2017, the 6th emergency pedagogy annual conference will take place in Karlsruhe. You can find more information here.

You can find an overview of continuing education courses and lectures in Germany and worldwide as well as retrospectives of previous seminars here.

Reports about Events

In the past years, many conferences and lectures have take place in Germany and abroad.
A retrospective of past seminars in Germany can be found HERE.
More information about international disaster preparedness can be found HERE.


  • +++ 14.12.2016 +++

    Closing Mission in the Philippines

    Sixth mission in the Philippines: Conclusion in Tacloban and transfer of the project into the hand of local pedagogues. And first visit in the region of Cotabato, which has been burdened for years by conflicts between government supporters and insurgents. Read more

  • +++ 11.10.2016 +++

    Emergency Pedagogy Crisis Intervention in Haiti

    After the devastating hurricane "Matthew" the Friends of Waldorf Education are planing an emergency pedagogy crisis intervention in Haiti for the end of October. During this mission, traumatised children and adolescents should be helped to process their experiences.

    You can find more information here.

  • +++ 21.10.2016 +++

    Kindergarten-Founding in Gaza

    Two years after the last mission, a team will once again travel to the Gaza Strip on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 in order to support children and adolescents. For many years now, the conflicts in the Gaza-Strip have rarely calmed down; the residents are subject to on-going tensions and need help. continue

  • +++ 08.08.2016 +++

    "Summer schools" in Northern Iraq

    From August 26th till September 9th, an emergency pedagogy team from the Friends of Waldorf Education will travel again to the autonomous region of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq. They will work under the direction of the Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Aid) together with three other aid organizations in the so-called “summer schools”. continue.

  • +++ 11.05.2016 +++

    Educador: Emergency Pedagogy Aid

    On April 16th, 2016 Ecuador was shaken by a devastating earthquake. Many aftershocks followed and left people continually frozen in fear. From May 2nd to 17th 2016 an emergency pedagogy intervention team from the Friends of Waldorf Education is on the ground in order to support traumatised people and train local pedagogues.

Friends of Waldorf Education

Emergency Pedagogy
Office Karlsruhe
Neisser Str. 10
76139 Karlsruhe
Tel. +49 (0)721 354806-144
Fax +49 (0)721 354806-180

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