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+++ 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

Stored in: Current News / Emergency Pedagogy
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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Tags: bildungspatenschaften bildung spenden waldorfschule

+++ 15.12.2017 +++

Topic: Mentoring

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Li Zewu was the first teacher in China to commit to Waldorf Education and has been working at the school in Chengdu since 2004. As a mentor, he was involved in founding many more Waldorf Schools in China. For the Newsletter of the Friends of Waldorf Education, he shares his personal experiences as a [...] more

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Tags: waldorf weltweit mentoren mentorenarbeit rundbrief

+++ 13.12.2017 +++

The curative education school Talisman in Irkuktsk is under construction

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Only after the end of the Soviet Union were parents of disabled children allowed to freely choose a healthy care facility. Some mothers in Irkutsk decided to no longer give their children away and founded a new school for them instead. Anthroposophic remedial teachers supported them in this project. [...] more

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Tags: waldorf weltweit talisman

+++ 08.12.2017 +++

Topic: Mentoring

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Establishing a Waldorf School or Kindergarten in a country that has little or no expertise in Waldorf Education is a special challenge, which can be met much better if experienced educators support the young team. But the mentors do a lot more than pass on knowledge; they also assist in the communal [...] more

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Tags: mentoren mentorenarbeit waldorf weltweit

+++ 04.12.2017 +++

WOW-Day in Hungary

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The Waldorf One World-Day, WOW-Day for short, is one day a year on which people all over the world campaign in order to give children from disadvantaged families a sheltering community or simply a warm meal. In this manner, fundraising events take place on all continents. For the 10th time already, the [...] more

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Tags: wow-day waldorf one world

+++ 01.12.2017 +++

Call for donations. Fall 2017

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A child’s life needs a sheltering space. Please help us in creating such a space. For some kindergartens even a lot and a building are unaffordable. Many parents can pay only small tuition fees; some cannot pay them at all. But the teacher’s salaries, their training, and the running costs need to be [...] more

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Tags: spendenaufruf kindergärten waldorfkindergarten

+++ 23.11.2017 +++

Find Out What’s Inside the Latest Issue of Our Newsletter

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In the fall/winter issue of our newsletter, our main topic will be the work of mentors: experienced educators accompany young schools and kindergartens or initiatives that are about to found. Not only do the mentors have to impart the phases of child development as well as educational methods and [...] more

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+++ 15.11.2017 +++

Project of the month: Waldorf School of Cuernavaca must purchase school building

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One of the oldest Waldorf schools in Mexico is located in the city of Cuernavaca, nestled in the highlands of Morelos. In this country, struck by both earthquakes and social turmoil, the number of Waldorf schools is constantly on the rise. Stable places for children are certainly needed! Just like the [...] more

Stored in: Waldorf worldwide / Current News

+++ 25.10.2017 +++

State Recognition for the Yechiel Waldorf School in Israel

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About ten years ago, a very dedicated couple founded and provided essential financial support for a Waldorf School In the small village of Tal Shahar. The Friends of Waldorf Education supported the construction of the school buildings with several loans. The school has finally managed to obtain state [...] more

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+++ 21.09.2017 +++

WOW-Day 2017

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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. This year, for the first time, the living and working [...] more

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Tags: wow-day

+++ 18.10.2017 +++

First Waldorf School in Istanbul opened

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In Turkey, the Waldorf School and Kindergarten movement is still in its infancy. Last year, the Nisan Kindergarten in Istanbul experienced a slight setback, as several families moved abroad and the Kindergarten lost nine children. In the meantime, new children have been admitted, and now, one year [...] more

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+++ 13.10.2017 +++

License renewed for Waldorf School Tiflis

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Every six years, free schools in Georgia need to have their license renewed in order to continue operating. With the ever-changing political situation and the ever-new education legislation, schools can’t always be sure to obtain this certificate. Several years ago, the donors of the Friends of Waldorf [...] more

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+++ 11.10.2017 +++

Project of the Month - October 2017

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Kiev’s Sophia School, which has been functioning since 1999, encountered many obstacles and difficulties during its first years, and also had to fight for its existence with the authorities. During the conflicts of the past years, which tore the country apart, the school was able to continue its work, [...] more

Stored in: Waldorf worldwide / Current News

+++ 06.10.2017 +++

Serious drought in Kenia

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Serious drought can be seen all over the dry savannah-landscape near Nairobi in Kenya, where the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi is situated. Long dry cracks are spreading networks through the soil and the acacia trees are dusty grey and brown. Nothing can grow. There are worries all over. It is difficult [...] more

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Tags: kenia schulessen

+++ 04.09.2017 +++

New School in Athens

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After more than two years of intense preparations, the moment has finally arrived: Greece gets its first Waldorf school. The curative education facility Estia Agios Nikolaos near Delphi has been active since the 1990s, and in Athens four successful Waldorf kindergartens were established in the course of [...] more

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+++ 04.08.2017 +++

Collection WOW-Day Thank you letters 2016

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Thank you for your commitment at the WOW-Day 2016! Together we supported over 60 Waldorf and social initiatives around the world. For example, your donations helped a Waldorf School in South Africa to purchase a water tank for the dry season or a Waldorf School in Brazil was able to repair their hazardous [...] more

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Tags: wow-day schüler danke

+++ 02.08.2017 +++

Social therapy in Russia

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Since 2005, the social therapeutic facility “Blagoe Delo”, situated in a village 70 kilometers north of Yekaterinburg, supports handicapped people. In the workshops they manufacture wooden angels or felt shoes, or they rehearse for concerts and theater plays, which they have already presented abroad [...] more

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+++ 26.07.2017 +++

New school building for Haiti

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In May, our project of the month was the small school Nina Pacha. The school is situated in a village south of Ecuador's capital of Quito, at an elevation of 2.850 meters. Training teachers and providing them with educational support is not easy. The nearest Waldorf schools are in Colombia and Peru, a [...] more

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+++ 19.07.2017 +++

New school building for Haiti

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In October last year, a major hurricane partially devastated the Waldorf School “École du Village” on the island of Haiti. The Friends of Waldorf Education reacted immediately by sending out an urgent call for financial support, so the school could re-open quickly. But the disaster showed how important a [...] more

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Tags: haiti

+++ 15.06.2017 +++

WOW-Day is coming up

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“With every step I made I felt incredibly important and great! Having a drink right after the run was really good!” says a student of the Seoul Waldorf School, where students, teachers, and parents organized a charity run together on the occasion of WOW-Day. But South Korea is just one out of 35 countries [...] more

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