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+++ 18.07.2018 +++

Hyderabad/India: Waldorf is booming

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Waldorf Education is very popular in India - applications to the seven schools and more than 25 kindergartens are constantly increasing. No wonder. According to the Indian education magazine "Educationworld", both educators and employers state that children must not only acquire knowledge but also life [...] more

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Tags: waldorf indien waldorschule education

+++ 16.07.2018 +++

WOW-Day: A thank you letter from Brazil

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The Associação Beneficente Guainumbi is an institution we were able to support in the context of WOW-Day 2017. It is a social therapeutic institution for people with special needs, located at the outskirts of the city of São Paulo in Brazil. The institution started as a small project. Today it provides a [...] more

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+++ 13.07.2018 +++

Our project of the month: A new building for the Imhoff Waldorf School

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The Imhoff Waldorf School is located in the triangle between Kommetjie, the township Masiphumelele, and the Coloured town of Ocean View, almost within earshot of the roar of the sea and always in the wind from the Atlantic Ocean. Here, all of South Africa’s problems are to be found in closest proximity to [...] more

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+++ 11.07.2018 +++

1st International Congress on Education and Health

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The University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in Tehran organized a congress from 19 to 21 June 2018 with many contributions from Iranian scientists and representatives of Iranian government ministries, as well as some representatives of non-traditional educational fields, in particular [...] more

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+++ 09.07.2018 +++

Drought in South Africa – Water tanks thanks to WOW-Day donations

With their commitment on the global campaign day "WOW-Day", Waldorf students supported two Waldorf institutions in South Africa alone: the Zenzeleni Waldorf School and the Centre for Creative Education in Cape Town. The South African megacity has not had enough rain for three winters. Then, last fall, [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf schule zenzeleni

+++ 02.07.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Bochum: “WOW, what a day!“

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On the big campaign day of all Waldorf schools worldwide, “Waldorf One World Day”, or WOW-Day for short, students from grade one to thirteen take action for a better world by coming up with a special idea to raise money. They donate the money they raised to projects for children and adolescents in need. [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule bochum

+++ 27.06.2018 +++

Sponsor a whole school with small regular amounts

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The Mother School of East Africa - the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi - has from the beginning in 1989 taken on this huge mission of teaching and caring for very poor children coming from underprivileged homes in Kenya such as slums. This is a demanding, long-term commitment requiring the school to secure [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule mbagathi kenia

+++ 25.06.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Stuttgart: Supporting a Waldorf school in Haiti

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Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf educational institutions - this is the idea behind Waldorf One World Day, WOW-Day for short. One day a year, committed people collect donations in various ways and donate them to Waldorf institutions in need. The Silberwald Waldorf School in Stuttgart is taking part in [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf schule haiti

+++ 22.06.2018 +++

Educational Innovation – Escuela Caracol in Guatemala is a model for innovative education

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In April, the Escuela Caracol – a Waldorf School in Guatemala – presented its educational concept at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City. Three teachers of the school gave a presentation in the context of the first seminar for “Educational Innovation“. Their impressions: “Our teachers were [...] more

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Tags: waldorfpädagogik schule innovation

+++ 20.06.2018 +++

São Paolo: teacher training center becomes a university

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The teacher training center in São Paolo has been around for 40 years. Many Brazilian Waldorf teachers are trained here (sometimes also teachers from other Latin American countries). Five years ago, Melanie Guerra and her colleagues started working to establish the conditions for university [...] more

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Tags: lehrerseminar sao paolo waldorfpädagogik

+++ 18.06.2018 +++

It is already beginning! The Waldorf 100 relay race

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The big anniversary will be celebrated in 2019: 100 years of Waldorf Schools. The Federation of Waldorf Schools is planning numerous activities and projects for this special occasion. One of these projects is a relay race, which is supposed to connect as many Waldorf schools as possible. In cooperation [...] more

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Tags: waldorf100 spendenlauf wow-day wow-year

+++ 15.06.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: Call for donations

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Children need nutritious food and when they do not get it at home many schools provide their students with school meals. Waldorf schools in the countries of the global South do not receive state subsidies, as they do in Germany. Often they do not know how to finance the children's school meals. With your [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule schulessen ernährung spendenaufruf

+++ 12.06.2018 +++

Project of the month: Waldorf in the Russian Silicon Valley

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Northwest of Moscow, there is a fairly new city. It was founded in 1958 in an area that had previously been covered by vast forests. The city is consequently dominated by the aesthetics of socialist apartment blocks, wide streets, and research institutes housed in gigantic boxes. Waldorf Education has [...] more

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Tags: projekt des monats waldorfschule russland

+++ 11.06.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Italy: “We are a part of a whole”

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Worldwide solidarity with Waldorf educational institutions – that is the idea behind “Waldorf One World,” WOW-Day for short. On a specified day, dedicated people collect donations in many different ways to give them to Waldorf facilities in need. Last year, for the first time, Scuola Steineriana Colli [...] more

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+++ 06.06.2018 +++

Seyda Aysel: 14 years of service in and for Bulgaria

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In 2007, the first Bulgarian Waldorf Kindergarten opened in Sofia, out of which a school grew with by now nine grades. The founding team, to which also Welitschka Jordanova belonged, wanted to be well prepared and started looking for experienced Waldorf teachers to train the Bulgarian teachers three years [...] more

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+++ 04.06.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Ukraine: “A celebration connects the entire school“

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Anna Voloshyna is a German teacher at the Waldorf School in Krivoy Rog. Krivoj Rog is an industrial city stretching 120 km along two rivers, located about 170 km from Dnepropetrovsk. In 1992, an initiative began to study Waldorf education. 1994 a first class was founded within a state school. In December [...] more

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+++ 01.06.2018 +++

Moving El Til·ler Waldorf School in Bellaterra

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The El Til·ler Waldorf School in Bellaterra near Barcelona is growing steadily and started establishing a high school two years ago. But, unfortunately, their premises were not suited for running a high school. To gain permission for a high school, they would have needed all rooms available beforehand; [...] more

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+++ 30.05.2018 +++

A water pump for Darbari

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Good things come to those who wait. Finally, the water well of the Darbari School has a pump. The little school near the Indian city of Jaisalmer started in 2016. It is a school for the children of the Bhil people. The majority of the Bhil people are malnourished and live in extreme poverty. Although [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule indien darbari

+++ 28.05.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Benefeld: Students work for Waldorf facilities in need

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Wow! For the 10th time already, the Benefeld Waldorf School, Germany, took part in the worldwide campaign day. On Waldorf One World Day, WOW-Day for short, committed students from all over the world team up collecting donations in many different ways. They give the money to Waldorf facilities in need thus [...] more

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+++ 22.05.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Biberach: “These are the most donations we have ever collected“

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The Waldorfschule Biberach lies at the southern tip of the town. Located in southern Germany, the school is taking part in the worldwide students’ campaign WOW-Day for the eighth time already. The school community opted to have its campaign day on October 25, 2017. This date was carefully selected, as the [...] more

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+++ 16.05.2018 +++

Project of the Month: Motueka – A little Waldorf School in the countryside

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New Zealand comprises two islands: the harsher South Island and the lovelier North Island. At the northern coast of the South Island is Tasman Bay, where little towns are lined up along the coastline. And on the outskirts of one of theses towns, at the foothills of a vast mountainous national park, some [...] more

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+++ 14.05.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Switzerland: “Everyone did their best”

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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 Solothurn is taking part in WOW-Day for the fourth time [...] more

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+++ 11.05.2018 +++

Full of creativity and vitality

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In the summer of 2016, a first joint convention took place in Armenia bringing together Waldorf teachers from Armenia, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine. The aim was for the colleagues to have a dialog on the basis of Waldorf education and exchange the experiences of their daily work, regardless of national [...] more

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+++ 07.05.2018 +++

WOW-Day in Canada: A start for an ongoing friendship

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For the first time the École Rudolf Steiner de Montréal in Canada celebrated Waldorf OneWorld Day, short WOW-Day. A day where students from Waldorf schools around the world raise money to help Waldorf School that do not get any financial support by the state. The École Rudolf Steiner de Montréal decided to [...] more

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+++ 05.05.2018 +++

“We can continue to build on this foundation.”

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Thanks to the initiative of a handful of people in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and with the support of the International Association of Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) an introductory course for Waldorf Education was held there in April. Stefanie Allon from Switzerland taught [...] more

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