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+++ 26.09.2018 +++

Casa de Santa Isabel gets a farm

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Casa de Santa Isabel is a social therapeutic community in Portugal where 60 employees look after 90 people. They have now acquired a farm thanks to the support of the Software AG Foundation. Healthy homegrown food reduces expenses and offers new job opportunities for the people in care. The most urgent [...] more

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Tags: sozialtherapie portugal

+++ 21.09.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: Waldorf Kindergarten in Hawzen, Ethiopia

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In the context of our main topic “school meals”, we introduce you to a school that urgently needs support in order to be able to offer its students a good and nutritious meal during the school day. The Waldorf Kindergarten in the small town of Hawzen in northern Ethiopia was founded in 2006, followed by [...] more

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Tags: schulessen waldorfschule bildung ernährung

+++ 19.09.2018 +++

Project of the month: At Château de la Mhotte

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Since the 1970s, students at Château de la Mothe have been attending l'Ecole de la Mhotte, one of the few French Waldorf schools in the countryside. Some parents moved to the area to be able to send their children to this school and they accept high costs. The teaching staff is highly committed and has [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule frankreich

+++ 21.08.2018 +++

Looking back at WOW-Day 2017

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Thank you for your commitment at the WOW-Day 2017! In 29 countries students organized fundraisings and collected 362.809,19 Euro. The donations support in total 60 Waldorf- and social initiatives around the globe. We have compiled a collection of thank you letters from all over the world here. This years' [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfoneworld

+++ 01.08.2018 +++

Jungle Theatre Company brings together diverse Cape Town Waldorf Schools

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The Jungle Theatre Company (JTC) was established in 2004 to inspire and empower disadvantaged children and adolescents, to make positive changes in their lives, and build a peaceful and vibrant South Africa. JTC’s professional artistic team from diverse communities draws on South Africa’s cultural heritage [...] more

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+++ 25.07.2018 +++

Tea(cher)-Talk: “School as a whole“

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On its website, Waldorf Resources, a project of the International Forum for Steiner/Waldorf Education in cooperation with the Education Department of the Goetheanum, Switzerland, provides material for a specific method of designing school, kindergarten, and extracurricular activities. As part of this work, [...] more

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+++ 23.07.2018 +++

WOW-Day supports social facility in Brazil

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One of the institutions we were able to support through WOW-Day 2017 was the Associação Comunitária Micael, ACOMI for short. ACOMI is situated in Jardim Boa Vista, at the outskirts of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The institution emerged from an initiative of parents, teachers, and friends of the Colégio [...] more

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+++ 20.07.2018 +++

Education needs nourishment: The Tashi Waldorf School

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In every newsletter, in the context of our main topic “school meals”, we introduce you to a school that urgently needs support in order to be able to offer its students a good and nutritious meal during the school day. Nimaleky Sherpa, principal of the Tashi Waldorf School, explains: "Since the majority of [...] more

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Tags: schulessen waldorfschule ernährung bildung braucht nahrung

+++ 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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Tags: waldorfschule spanien el tiller

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