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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes

Nepal, Shanti Sewa Griha Waldorf School: Two earthquake-resistant classrooms The „Leprahilfe Shanti Sewa Griha“ was founded in 1992 by Marianne Großpietsch. Over the years, it grew to encompass a clinic, a hospice, a soup kitchen, a well for drinking water, various workshops as well as a...

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WOW-Day: Here's where your help goes

Egypt, Hebet el-Nil Waldorf School: School gate and fruit trees providing shade Even though school attendance is mandatory in Egypt, only about every third child goes to school. Especially in rural areas and in small towns, school means classes of 70 children, rote learning, and shouting answers in...

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Seminar for High School Teachers in Australia

The Melbourne Rudolf Steiner Teacher Training Seminar will hold its fourth Steiner High School Teachers Intensive program of Professional Development from 13-17th January 2020. Teachers will meet for workshops and daily lectures with the theme “From Encounter to Insight- pathways of experience in...

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WOW-Day in Hungary: "It was a beautiful day!"

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf education - this is the idea behind Waldorf One World Day, or WOW Day for short. On this day, people collect donations in various ways and forward the money to Waldorf institutions in need. In 2018, Napraforgó Waldorf Általános Iskola, Gimnázium és AMI in Debrecen,...

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100 years of Waldorf: The big celebration in Berlin

„Learn to Change the World“ is the theme with which Waldorf Schools are using their centenary to initiate a global discussion on the educational challenges of our present and of the future.  For an entire year, they are organizing conferences and campaigns around the globe to address these issues,...

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Foundation Friends of Waldorf Education established

Based on the agreements made at the special members meeting in January 2019, a Foundation Friends of Waldorf Education has now been established. This extends our range of possibilities with a new long-term tool. It allows us to preserve estates and bequests that we receive to sustainably ensure the...

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WOW-Day in Czech Republic: "The whole day exceeded our expectations"

Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf education - this is what is behind Waldorf One World Day, or WOW Day for short. On a certain day, people take action by collecting donations in various ways and donate the money to Waldorf institutions in need. In 2018, a total of seven Waldorf schools from the...

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Preventing educational poverty and healing traumas

Emergency pedagogical training in Lebanon No country in the world has received more refugees than Lebanon (in terms of population). According to UN estimates, there are about 1.3 million refugees from Syria alone in Lebanon - in many cities near the border there are three times more refugees than...

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Project of the month: Kindergarten teacher training in Harare

For a few years now, people who had fled tyranny have been returning to Zimbabwe. Usually, many of the refugees had a better education than their South African counterparts and received a job in South Africa. Some became teachers at Waldorf Schools in South Africa and still are today. Others...

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Friends hold successful members meeting

The Friends of Waldorf Education held a very constructive members meeting on 28 June, in which they agreed on a change in the statutes and on the establishment of a supervisory board. The change of the statutes, which was accepted at the members meeting, implies that in the future a supervisory...

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