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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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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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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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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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“Ejui Nde Po, Jui Nde Po“ – Wash your hands, your hands

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For more than a year, the two former Waldorf students Paula Kiefer and Elisabeth Rybak have been living with the indigenous community Ñamandu in the Argentinian Jungle. In our fall edition, the two reported about their experiences with building a kindergarten as part of their voluntary service with the [...] more

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WOW-Day: “A great chance to help other people”

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Aimar Zabaleta attends the 12th grade of the Waldorfschule Überlingen on Lake Constance. He comes from Spain originally, but has lived in Germany for more than twelve years. For five years now, Aimar has been active in the worldwide student campaign WOW-Day. A member of the student council, he provides his [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule helfen

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Social therapeutic center in Armenia extended

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The Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development has granted funding to the day center Mayri in Yerevan for the second time already in the last five years  – thanks to the help of the Friends of Waldorf Education. As a result, the center has just finished constructing an extension, which now [...] more

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WOW-Day in Düsseldorf: “It was a great day!“

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The “Rudolf-Steiner-Schule” in Düsseldorf celebrated this year’s WOW-Day in picture-perfect weather and combined their campaign day for supporting Waldorf schools worldwide with the upcoming fall fair. For the first time, the school organized a colorful flea market. And the kindergarten group also [...] more

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Visiting the Cracow Waldorf School

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From April 3 to April 5, 2018, I had the great privilege of visiting the Cracow Janusz Korczak School, which has been taking part in our educational sponsorship program since 2012. With a great sense of humor, the English teacher motivated all of the students to speak freely. No matter how well the [...] more

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WOW-Day: An entire school in action

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For six years already, the students of the “Waldorfschule Soest”, Germany, have been involved in WOW-Day. What’s special about their involvement is that the entire school community takes part in this global day of action. From first grade to 12th grade, students are involved in different activities. They [...] more

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Project of the Month: Earthquake forces Tlaxcala School to move

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Last September, severe earthquakes in Mexico caused irreparable destruction in the stonework of the Tlaxcala Waldorf School. The authorities immediately prohibited the operation of the school in these buildings. This decision is also an opportunity for the school to finally fulfill a longstanding dream.  [...] more

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Waldorf World List 2018

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In April, we are publishing the updated Waldorf World List. The Waldorf World List comprises the addresses of all Waldorf Schools, Waldorf Kindergartens, Waldorf associations, and Waldorf teacher training centers worldwide. We update the list at least once a year. Waldorf World List 2018  [...] more

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"Waldorf Worldwide": check out the latest issue of our newsletter

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From now on, our newsletter will be published under the title " Waldorf Worldwide”. You will be able to explore all those things you are used to, that is to say, news from Waldorf Schools, Kindergartens, training centers, curative educational, and social therapeutic institutions around the globe. In this [...] more

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Waldorf Education in Haiti: “When I grow up, I’ll come back to your school”

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For more than ten years now, there has been a little Waldorf school in Torbeck in the poorest region of Haiti, at the southernmost tip of the island. During the 2016 hurricane, the École du Village was severely damaged, but soon was able to resume classes after the Friends of Waldorf Education had launched [...] more

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WOW-Day: “I would like to see children everywhere in the world having the same opportunities”

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Angela Basenach attends 10th grade of the Jacob Böhme Waldorfschule in Görlitz, Germany. Until 7th grade she went to a state school until she switched to Waldorf School at age 13. In retrospect it saved her life, says the sixteen-year-old. Our WOW-Day coordinator Jana-Nita Raker met the committed student [...] more

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WOW-Day in Moldova

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Moldova’s Waldorf School takes part in WOW-Day for the sixth time already. And that despite the fact that the Waldorf School itself urgently needs support, with their own school building bursting at the seams. The building urgently needs a new story; each year they have more applicants than they can [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule moldawien

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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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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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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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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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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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San José, Costa Rica: New Kindergarten as foundation for a Waldorf school

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„Katú“ means firefly or meeting place in Bribri, language of an indigenous people of Costa Rica. A fitting name for the Waldorf initiative that began to take shape in January with the foundation of a kindergarten. The kindergarten is one of the first Waldorf Kindergartens in Costa Rica and the first [...] more

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Tags: waldorfschule waldorfkindergarten costa rica

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Wahlwies, Germany: WOW-Day becomes Apple Day!

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Equipped with an apron, a spatula, and a basket full of fresh apples, the sixth grade students of “Wahlwies Waldorf School” in Germany were heading off to sell self-fried apple pancakes at the weekly market in Stockach. The little cakes smelled delicious and attracted many hungry and curious visitors to [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorfschule wahlwies

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Project of the month: Cruz del Sur – Waldorf in El Calafate

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In Southern Argentina, at the foot of the gigantic Perito Moreno Glacier, almost at the end of the inhabited world, where the blue shimmering ice begins, lies El Calafate. By now, tidings of Waldorf education have even reached the southern tip of the continent. A Waldorf teacher training, regularly led by [...] more

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Visiting Kenya

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When in last October the presidential elections once again appeared to take a violent turn, we cancelled our trip to Nairobi. Now, in January 2018, we finally got to go. The trip had become necessary because the Rudolf Steiner School at the outskirts of Nairobi mainly depends on donations from Germany. [...] more

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Tags: kenia waldorfschule nairobi

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