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Sri Lanka: News from Baddegama

Ten years ago, thanks to the commitment of teacher Martin Henrich, a social-cultural centre was established in Baddegama in the south of Sri Lanka. Offering various counselling and support services for children and young people, as well as for people with disabilities, and an inclusive kindergarten,…

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Hungary: Activities for refugee families in Miskolc

At the end of March, an Emergency Pedagogy team from the Friends of Waldorf Education visited the Hámori Waldorf School in northern Hungary. The school community wanted to become active in the face of the situation of refugees in their town and help on several levels. The emergency pedagogical…

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Emergency Pedagogical Workshop in Slovakia: "My experiences are still very fresh"

The Kiev Waldorf teacher Polina Viktorova decided to leave Ukraine with her child and went to Slovakia. On 27.03 she took part in an emergency pedagogical seminar of the Friends of Waldorf Education in Bratislava Here she reports on the experience of her own trauma and the effect of emergency…

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Rhythmic work in Emergency Pedagogy: Being able to feel one's own body again

Minka Görzel-Straube has been working voluntarily as an emergency pedagogue for many years. She has already accompanied and partly led more than 50 interventions. She also led a workshop in Krakow, which took place in March 2022 and was primarily aimed at teachers who are currently looking after…

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Suddenly the lights go out

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, sirens and power cuts have become part of everyday life even in western Ukraine, which is less affected by military attacks. During our intervention, we were able to directly experience this everyday life of war - with the chance to react directly to the…

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Emergency Pedagogy in Ukraine

For several days, an Emergency Pedagogy Team has been working in the border region and also in Ukraine. In a video diary, Lukas Mall describes the situation at regular intervals.

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Kiev: Help for the children of the curative education center

Since 2004, the Center for Curative Education Sonyachne Podvirya has been caring for children and young people with varying degrees of disability. After the attacks on Ukraine began at the end of February, some of the school's families were already able to leave the country. But most have remained…

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Ukraine: Fleeing the war

The Friends of Waldorf Education is preparing a series of actions to help traumatized, frightened refugees on the borders of Ukraine, as well as those who remain in Ukraine.

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Film awards for #KidsOnTech

The fifth and last "Waldorf 100" film, #KidsOnTech, looks at childhood in the digital age and the responsibilities of adults. The film, which is primarily aimed at parents, is primarily supported by aspects of Waldorf education, without putting the education itself in the foreground. Instead, the…

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Learning Springs From a ‘Place of Cool Waters’

In the middle of December, after a Corona-induced pause of 2 years, the East African Teacher Training (EATT) Course resumed its work at Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi on the outskirts of Nairobi (‘place of cool waters’ in Massai language).

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