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30 years of Nadyeshda

The curative educational institution Nadyeshda in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, celebrates its 30th anniversary. The Center for Alternative and Free Pedagogy takes care of children and young people in Kyrgyzstan who have been classified as "not capable of education", which means that they do not receive any...

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HomKwan in the city of golden temples

For hundreds of years, Chiang Mai, Thailand's northernmost city, has been the economic and cultural center of the mountainous region between Myanmar and Laos . Theravada Buddhism developed here, and even today the many temples testify to this school of Buddhism, despite modern industrialization.

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WOW-Day in Korea: „Students grow into world citizens“

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf institutions – that is the idea behind Waldorf One World, WOW-Day for short. For one day, committed people collect donations in many different ways and give the money to Waldorf facilities in need. The Waldorf School Seoul is one of eleven Waldorf Schools in South...

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WOW-Day in Poland: "We did WOW-Day for the first time and it was awesome!"

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf institutions – that is the idea behind Waldorf-One-World, WOW-Day for short. For one day, committed people collect donations in many different ways and give the money to Waldorf facilities in need. For the first time, the Waldorf School in Warsaw, the Niepubliczna...

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Emergency pedagogical mission after cyclone Idai

Aid for the affected region Following the devastating cyclone in Mozambique, tens of thousands of people are in urgent need of help. At the weekend, twelve emergency paedagogues travelled to Mozambique for an intervention. The situation on the ground remains very difficult. Parts of the country are...

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The relay race continues

In the course of the 100th anniversary of Waldorf in 2019, many different activities will take place under the motto "Waldorf 100". One of these is a national relay race for Waldorf schools, which aims to draw attention to Waldorf projects all over the world. The race began on 10 June 2018 in...

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Hebet El-Nil in Luxor: The first stage of construction was completed

In summer 2017, the small school Hebet El-Nil opened with a first kindergarten group, from which, already in the following year, a small elementary school with one first grade developed. The school is primarily aimed at children of the farm workers who work in the surrounding area. Many of them are...

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Filming in Iraq

A SWR (Südwestrundfunk) television team travelled to northern Iraq to accompany our local emergency pedagogy team working with children in the refugee camps. Previously, the film team was also a guest of the emergency pedagogues in Karlsruhe. The pictures are part of a film that will be shown in...

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International Students Conference 2019

Is it courage that guides you, or is it fear that shapes your actions? How can we manage to let courage guide us through our lives? What is it that makes this so difficult? The International Students Conference, which will take place in Dornach, Switzerland, from 23 to 27 April 2019, will focus on...

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Emergency pedagogy at the border to Venezuela

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing the political and economic crisis of their country. Countless families arrive full of uncertainty and fear at the reception centres of the Boa Vista refugee camp in Brazil. Employees of our Brazilian emergency pedagogy team were on duty and worked...

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