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The translation of this site is under construction. For a full listing of press material for all missions, please refer to the German website. We hope to have a complete translation online soon!


Should you have general questions about our emergency pedagogic work or about a specific mission, please feel free to contact our colleagues via the telephone number +49 (0)721-354806 - 144 or write to notfallpaedagogik[at]

Should you need pictures, the Friends-logo, or a press release as word document, please contact Reta Lüscher-Rieger via the telephone number +49 (0)721-354806 - 183.

By clicking on the navigation links or the links listed below, you can reach indidvudal press texts as well as an extensive press review.


  • +++ 01.03.2017 +++

    Mission in Nepal

    Aid for traumatised children

    After the devastating earthquake, multiple missions were carried out in 2015 and 2016 in Nepal. In 2017 a team was once again on location in order to work with children and aid workers. Read more.

  • +++ 13.03.2017 +++

    Emergency Pedagogy Mission in East Africa Planned

    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

  • +++ 13.03.2017 +++

    REGISTRATION: Emergency Pedagogy Annual Conference


    The emergency pedagogy department invites all interested parties to their annual conference from June 9th to 11th, to delve more deeply into the topic of man-made disasters and their consequences for children and adolescents. Read more.




  • +++ 10.03.2017 +++

    "arrive_progress" with Aktion Mensch

    Aktion Mensch is financing the project “ankommen_weiterkommen” (arrive_progress): At the Parzival-Centre, pedagogical offerings for unaccompanied minor refugees—but also for Karlsruhe teenagers—are given outside of lessons. The goal is to promote personality development, social learning, career orientation, as well as intercultural exchange. 

  • +++ 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.

Media Contact

Reta Lüscher-Rieger
Emergency Pedagogy
Tel +49 (0)721 354806 183

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