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+++ 23.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 20.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 16.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 13.04.2018 +++

"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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+++ 06.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 29.03.2018 +++

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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+++ 23.03.2018 +++

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

+++ 16.03.2018 +++

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

+++ 13.03.2018 +++

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

+++ 07.03.2018 +++

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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+++ 23.02.2018 +++

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

+++ 21.02.2018 +++

Accompanying two schools in Quito, Ecuador

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About one year ago two experienced Waldorf teachers from Israel asked how they could help outside of Israel. This question reached us when I, together with Andreas Schubert, had just come back from a visit to Quito’s Waldorf initiatives. We quickly established a connection between these encounters, which [...] more

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Tags: mentoren mentorenarbeit waldorfschule ecuador

+++ 16.02.2018 +++

Waldorf Kindergarten Education in Lashio, Myanmar

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In the early 2010s, in the Shan region in northeast Myanmar, several people in the vicinity of Buddhist monasteries asked themselves what an education might look like that was in accordance with their way of life. Through the contact with Abhiseree, the principal of a large Waldorf Kindergarten in [...] more

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Tags: waldorfpädagogik waldorfkindergarten myanmar lashio projektdesmonats

+++ 08.02.2018 +++

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

+++ 01.02.2018 +++

“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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+++ 12.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 12.04.2018 +++

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

Stored in: Waldorf worldwide / Current News

+++ 12.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 12.04.2018 +++

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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+++ 26.01.2018 +++

New Kindergarten in Nanyuki, Kenya

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In January, a Waldorf Kindergarten will open in the small town of Nanyuki in the foothills of Mount Kenya. It was initiated by the parents and the teacher Silviah Njagi, one of the most experienced teachers, whose training was financed by the Friends of Waldorf Education. In order to first establish [...] more

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Tags: afrika kenia waldorfkindergarten

+++ 19.01.2018 +++

Expanding the workshops at Yerevan’s social therapy day care center

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The population of Armenia has fallen to just a little over three million inhabitants. Those who can manage somehow leave the land-locked country in the Caucasus Mountains, because the prospects to make a sufficient income are not good. For people with special needs, the situation is far more difficult. [...] more

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Tags: heilpädagogik

+++ 16.01.2018 +++

Ben Cherry takes his leave

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For twelve years, Ben Cherry has participated with great commitment in establishing the Waldorf movement in China, playing a major role in shaping it. He also established the Waldorf teacher training and helped found many schools as a mentor. From the very beginning, the Friends of Waldorf Education have [...] more

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+++ 12.01.2018 +++

WOW-Day: Support for a Kindergarten in Lebanon

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Wow! Even in Lebanon, right in the middle of the refugee camp “Shatila“ in Beirut, there is a Waldorf Kindergarten. The students of the Waldorf School Karlsruhe now know that for sure. They know it from a colleague of their class teacher. Not only is Ms. Wiebelitz teacher at the neighboring Waldorf [...] more

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+++ 02.01.2018 +++

Project of the Month: January 2018

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Every morning, the rooms fill up with many children from grades one to seven. They all attend the Humane School, whose teachers attend the Waldorf teacher training in Nairobi. They try really hard to establish a different type of school – under the simplest circumstances. Project of the Month  [...] more

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Tags: kitale projekt des monats

+++ 22.12.2017 +++

A direct connection: Educational sponsorships

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With the help of educational sponsorships, the Friends of Waldorf Education can offer continuous support to individual students. For the Friends of Waldorf Education, Fabian Michel oversees the connections between school, sponsors and the sponsored children or classes. During a visit to the Waldorf School [...] more

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