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A Waldorf school surrounded by olive trees and vineyards

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Being a Waldorf teacher in Italy is, in most cases, a painstaking task. They are passionate about their job, they connect with wonderful, open-minded children, but they barely earn enough to make a living. There are no government subsidies, and a suitable school building is unaffordable. Read about [...] more

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+++ 23.01.2017 +++

Trauma Pedagogy in Northern Iraq

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2016 saw the expansion of our long-term project in Northern Iraq in cooperation with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). From January 20th to February 3rd, a team from emergency pedagogy will once again travel to the region of Dohuk. Pedagogues are now trauma-pedagogically active in [...] more

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+++ 20.01.2017 +++

Supporting the Waldorf School École du Village in Haiti

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In October last year, a major hurricane devastated the small island state of Haiti. The southern part of this already poverty-stricken country was particularly affected. It is in this region, close to the seaport Les Cayes, where the little Waldorf School is located. The gale-force winds and the heavy [...] more

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+++ 16.01.2017 +++

Italy: Seminar for Earthquake Aid Workers

In the past year, Italy was shaken by multiple, strong earthquakes. There is still enough energy in the rock, so that more are predicted to follow.Because the region could be evacuated in time in October, there were luckily no deaths due to this earthquake. But most of the residents lost their homes and [...] more

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+++ 09.05.2016 +++

Valle de Sol - Southernmost Waldorf School?

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About fifteen years ago Waldorf education came to Patagonia. There are, of course, beautiful landscapes in Patagonia, magnificent high wooded mountains and large lakes, glaciers all the way to the south, but also oil towns like Neuquen, which have no aesthetic appeal at all. In this town, a doctor [...] more

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+++ 14.12.2016 +++

Closing in Tacloban and a Chance for Peace in Cotabato

On December 3rd, 2016 a team from the emergency pedagogy department travelled to the Philippines to visit the project there for the sixth time. This mission will be the last one in Tacloban and represents the conclusion of the project, which began after the devastating typhoon Haiyan. Meanwhile, there are [...] more

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Kraków: New instruments to establish an orchestra

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It is a brief moment of concentrated silence. Then the teacher gives a sign and the students begin to  eagerly stroke their bows over the strings and devotedly make their new instruments sound. For a long time, it was a great wish of the Kraków Waldorf School to build up a real orchestra, but they simply [...] more

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Emergency Pedagogy in Northern Iraq - 11th Mission

On Friday, November 4th, 2016 another mission team from the Friends of Waldorf Education set off.This is the eleventh time the emergency pedagogues are traveling to Northern Iraq, to further train local colleagues and to support children and adolescents.For two weeks, they will help affected persons to [...] more

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Project of the month: November 2016

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Waldorf School needs a new roof In 1997, the Sashalmi Waldorf School was founded in Budapest's Rakosmenti district and in 2003 moved into a one-hundred-year-old primary school building in the 16th district. Today the students from Class 1 through 8 frequent this building on a daily basis. Like in many [...] more

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How a garage was turned into three classrooms

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The drive from Barcelona to the interior of the country takes about an hour until one reaches the city of Vic in northern Catalonia. Since 2008 the initiative "La Font" (the fountain) works here. It began as a playgroup and soon developed into a kindergarten and school through intense parenting work.  [...] more

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+++ 28.11.2016 +++

Autumn newsletter now online

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This year's autumn newsletter entitled "Pioneers Worldwide" is now online and can be downloaded as a PDF file. In this edition you can read stories about the courage to begin. For example, from Myanmar, which slowly awakens from the rigidity of the past military regime. Or from Greece, where parents are [...] more

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+++ 21.10.2016 +++

For the 10th time in the Gaza Strip

A team from the emergency pedagogy department will travel to Gaza on Sunday for a crisis intervention. The aid workers were already in the crisis struck region for multiple missions, this is the tenth.For many years now, the conflicts in the Gaza-Strip have rarely calmed down; the residents are subject to [...] more

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Waldorf school “École du village” destroyed by Hurricane

The Waldorf school "Ecole du village" (in English "village school") in southern Haiti was destroyed by Hurricane "Matthew" in the first week of October 2016. The friends of Waldorf Education are currently asking for donations to rebuild the school. Here we show some of the first pictures that we received [...] more

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Emergency Pedagogy Crisis Intervention in Haiti

After the severe hurricane "Matthew", the Friends of Waldorf Education are planing an emergency pedagogy crisis intervention in Haiti for the end of October. The intervention should help traumatised children and adolescents in processing their experiences of the catastrophe. continue  [...] more

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Continuing Education Courses in South America

In October and November Bernd Ruf will once again travel to South America to offer more continuing education courses. First he will stop in Columbia and Brazil from October 7th to 17th. In November five days in Chile follow. more more

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Educational sponsorships for the small Waldorf school in Pabu Ki Dhani

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In the north-west of India, in the middle of the Tahar desert in the state of Rajasthan, lies the small village of Pabu Ki Dhani. This is where the Bhil people live, one of the largest of the approximately 420 indigenous tribes of India. Many of their children live in extreme poverty, are under-nourished [...] more

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Mexico: A school emerges

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For one year, a young Waldorf school named "Del Mar" exists at the eastern tip of Mexico, in the coastal town of Cancún. From the first impulse to create an alternative to the state education system, until the official opening of the school in August last year, the young school community has come a long [...] more

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Project of the month: October 2016

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Social work in Bahia needs our support For many years, the Salva Dor project is working to get children off the streets and provides them with loving care, three meals a day and the necessary support, which they unfortunately do not receive at home from their own parents. Together with the rhythm [...] more

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+++ 26.09.2016 +++

WOW-Day: Letter of thanks from Brazil

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Thank you for your commitment on WOW-Day 2015! One of the projects that received support through the WOW-Day campaign is Salva Dor, a social project for children and teenagers in the coastal city of Salvador, the third largest city in Brazil after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The beginning of Salva Dor [...] more

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How the Friends of Waldorf Education use money

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The International Relief Fund - It rustles, chinks, clatters – and works!   Water follows the laws of gravity and makes the riverbed as it flows. Constantly moving, the river flows round one obstacle after the next to bring the cool wetness out of regions which have been gifted with rain, to other places [...] more

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Project of the month: September 2016

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Outside of the metropolis at the Xiang River  Only about a 20-minute drive outside of Changsha, a 7 million metropolis and provincial capital of Hunan, a simple school building from the 1960s is tucked in between rice fields and lush tropical trees, from which the nocturnal rain is still dripping. When [...] more

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A children's story from the Jewish-Arab Waldorf kindergarten "Ein Bustan" in Israel

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"It all started with a discussion about the Argentinian football player Lionel Messi: One of our twins, Jasmine, admires him. Her twin sister, Tara, favours his teammate, Brazilian player Neymar. And so the girls teased each other about their respective favourites... "I know, you want to marry Neymar" [...] more

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New Waldorf World List online

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We are delighted to publish for the first time today an overall list that includes all Waldorf- and Steiner schools, kindergartens and teacher-training centers for Waldorf educators and Waldorf teachers around the world. The publication is avaliable for free download. If you would like to know more about [...] more

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Waldorf One World - Day 2016

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"Do I hear more? ... going once, going twice, gone - the painting is yours!!" This is how it sounded last year at one particular Waldorf school, where students, teachers, and parents had organised an auction for self-made student paintings on WOW-Day. WOW-Day activities at participating schools are as [...] more

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Spring newsletter now online

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The spring newsletter entitled "Waldorf Education in Mexico" is now online and can be accessed via PDF download.In the current issue you can read about the development of Waldorf education in Mexico, an inspiring training course in Kyrgyzstan and social therapy work in India. We hope you enjoy reading!  [...] more

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