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0 Czech Republic and its Waldorf Schools

0 Czech Republic and its Waldorf Schools: Waldorf schools in the Czech Republic both publically and privately funded are strongly promoting educational reforms that bring them together with other Czech reform schools. Such connectedness certainly helps and thus Waldorf schools have gained a good reputation in certain circles.

Waldorf schools in the Czech Republic both publically and privately funded are strongly promoting educational reforms that bring them together with other Czech reform schools. Such connectedness certainly helps and thus Waldorf schools have gained a good reputation in certain circles. ... More

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0 Europe

0 Europe: Europe is a continent that stretches across the western fifth of the Eurasian landmass. Geographically speaking Europe has the characteristics of a subcontinent that together with Asia shapes the continent of Eurasia. Historically and culturally, however, it is considered a separate continent.

Europe is a continent that stretches across the western fifth of the Eurasian landmass. Geographically speaking Europe has the characteristics of a subcontinent that together with Asia shapes the continent of Eurasia. Historically and culturally, however, it is considered a separate continent. ... More

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0 Georgia - and its anthroposophical initiatives

0 Georgia - and its anthroposophical initiatives: Since the end of communist rule, the states of the former Soviet Union have embarked on the path of social reorientation. Unfortunately this process did not work very well in Georgia. Civil war and power struggles for political leadership, as well as ethnic conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, led to a collapse of the country’s economy.

Since the end of communist rule, the states of the former Soviet Union have embarked on the path of social reorientation. Unfortunately this process did not work very well in Georgia. Civil war and power struggles for political leadership, as well as ethnic conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, led to a collapse of the country’s economy. ... More

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0 Hungary: The Hungarian Association for Waldorf Education

0 Hungary: The Hungarian Association for Waldorf Education: The freedom-loving Hungarians, who were always able to maintain a relatively liberal attitude even in socialist times, have voted for a right-wing nationalist government in 2010. The effects of this change can now be felt throughout society and particularly also in the education sector.

The freedom-loving Hungarians, who were always able to maintain a relatively liberal attitude even in socialist times, have voted for a right-wing nationalist government in 2010. The effects of this change can now be felt throughout society and particularly also in the education sector. ... More

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0 Poland: Waldorf schools

0 Poland: Waldorf schools: In Poland, private alternative schools gain more and more popularity – ranging from elementary schools to universities. In the past 20 years, Waldorf education in Poland was able to flourish again after the political changes of 1989, the reversal of socialism and the introduction of democratic elections.

In Poland, private alternative schools gain more and more popularity – ranging from elementary schools to universities. In the past 20 years, Waldorf education in Poland was able to flourish again after the political changes of 1989, the reversal of socialism and the introduction of democratic elections. ... More

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0 Romania: Waldorf Schools

0 Romania: Waldorf Schools: Surrounded by peoples speaking Hungarian and Slavic languages, Romania with its own language forms a linguistic island in the far east of Europe. Since the First World War Romania is a multi-ethnic state with Slavic, Bulgarian, Turkish and Hungarian influences. With about 20.1 million inhabitants, Romania has the seventh largest population in the EU.

Surrounded by peoples speaking Hungarian and Slavic languages, Romania with its own language forms a linguistic island in the far east of Europe. Since the First World War Romania is a multi-ethnic state with Slavic, Bulgarian, Turkish and Hungarian influences. With about 20.1 million inhabitants, Romania has the seventh largest population in the EU. ... More

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0 Slovakia: Waldorf education in Slovakia

0 Slovakia: Waldorf education in Slovakia: Slovakia: Although there has been a Waldorf school in Bratislava already during the 1930’s, the roots of today’s Waldorf movement in Slovakia actually do not reach that far back. It all started during the period of political changes after 1989, when the socialist governments collapsed, and Slovakia along with other countries opened to the West.

Slovakia: Although there has been a Waldorf school in Bratislava already during the 1930’s, the roots of today’s Waldorf movement in Slovakia actually do not reach that far back. It all started during the period of political changes after 1989, when the socialist governments collapsed, and Slovakia along with other countries opened to the West. ... More

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0 Spain

0 Spain: In the 1970’s, when the Franco regime was in its final throes (the dictatorship lasted from 1936 to 1975), only a few people in Madrid and the Canary Islands knew about anthroposophy and Waldorf education. At the time those interested in Waldorf education even had to meet secretly. Today the Waldorf approach has also taken its foothold in Spain.

In the 1970’s, when the Franco regime was in its final throes (the dictatorship lasted from 1936 to 1975), only a few people in Madrid and the Canary Islands knew about anthroposophy and Waldorf education. At the time those interested in Waldorf education even had to meet secretly. Today the Waldorf approach has also taken its foothold in Spain. ... More

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0 Turkey - Waldorf Teacher Training

0 Turkey - Waldorf Teacher Training: Since 2009, there is a young but growing Waldorf movement developing in Turkey. Its goal is to establish kindergartens in the near future and work towards the foundation of Waldorf schools in the long run.

Since 2009, there is a young but growing Waldorf movement developing in Turkey. Its goal is to establish kindergartens in the near future and work towards the foundation of Waldorf schools in the long run. ... More

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0 Ukraine: a country on the path of being reconstructed

0 Ukraine: a country on the path of being reconstructed: After the political decay of the Soviet Union from 1991 onwards, the interest in independent education grew in the former Soviet republic and the second largest country in Europe. From 1993 onwards, the first Ukrainian Waldorf kindergartens and schools emerged.

After the political decay of the Soviet Union from 1991 onwards, the interest in independent education grew in the former Soviet republic and the second largest country in Europe. From 1993 onwards, the first Ukrainian Waldorf kindergartens and schools emerged. ... More

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Armenia: Eriwan - Waldorf school

Armenia: Eriwan - Waldorf school: With hope and joy we observe the good effects of Waldorf education on the Armenian children and still have some difficulties in defining our individual Waldorf qualities from the general ones. There are however some in the process of developing: Dancing, Acting and Circus Acts are taught throughout the year.

With hope and joy we observe the good effects of Waldorf education on the Armenian children and still have some difficulties in defining our individual Waldorf qualities from the general ones. There are however some in the process of developing: Dancing, Acting and Circus Acts are taught throughout the year. ... More

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Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sarajevo - Waldorf Kindergarten

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sarajevo - Waldorf Kindergarten: Bosnia and Herzegovina: In 1999 Leila Kostic took a first step to a Waldorf Kindergarten by opening a playgroup, including 5-10 children. Since some of the children come from Muslim families and others form Christian families, the annual festivals of both religions are being celebrated in her kindergarten. In doing so the children learn something, which has been so profoundly appalled during the war in the 1990’s: appreciation for the other belief.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: In 1999 Leila Kostic took a first step to a Waldorf Kindergarten by opening a playgroup, including 5-10 children. Since some of the children come from Muslim families and others form Christian families, the annual festivals of both religions are being celebrated in her kindergarten. In doing so the children learn something, which has been so profoundly appalled during the war in the 1990’s: appreciation for the other belief. ... More

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Bulgaria: Sofia - First Waldorf school and kindergarten

Bulgaria: Sofia - First Waldorf school and kindergarten: On 15 September 2011 the first Waldorf school opened in Bulgaria. The school is located in Sofia, the capital city, right next to the already existing Waldorf kindergarten that opened in 2008. Especially in this area, the establishment of an independent school is a very tough but rewarding path

On 15 September 2011 the first Waldorf school opened in Bulgaria. The school is located in Sofia, the capital city, right next to the already existing Waldorf kindergarten that opened in 2008. Especially in this area, the establishment of an independent school is a very tough but rewarding path ... More

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Croatia: Rijeka Waldorf School

Croatia: Rijeka Waldorf School: There is a Waldorf Kindergarten in Rijeka since 1996 and a Waldorf School since 2000. The work of the initiative was very successful at first, but in the course of time dramatic financial difficulties developed. This was due to the rising school fee, leading to a decreasing number of students. Currently 34 students attend the 8 grades of the school

There is a Waldorf Kindergarten in Rijeka since 1996 and a Waldorf School since 2000. The work of the initiative was very successful at first, but in the course of time dramatic financial difficulties developed. This was due to the rising school fee, leading to a decreasing number of students. Currently 34 students attend the 8 grades of the school ... More

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Croatia: Zagreb, Institut za waldorfsku pedagogiju

Croatia: Zagreb, Institut za waldorfsku pedagogiju: Die pädagogische Hochschule, Institut za waldorfsku pedagogiju, bietet Ausbildungen zum Waldorflehrer, Waldorferzieher oder Heilpädagogen. Das Kollegium ist international: Professoren, Künstler und Lehrer aus Kroatien, Deutschland, Tschechien, Schweiz und Österreich.

Die pädagogische Hochschule, Institut za waldorfsku pedagogiju, bietet Ausbildungen zum Waldorflehrer, Waldorferzieher oder Heilpädagogen. Das Kollegium ist international: Professoren, Künstler und Lehrer aus Kroatien, Deutschland, Tschechien, Schweiz und Österreich. ... More

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Czech Republic - Semily Waldorf School

Czech Republic - Semily Waldorf School: The Primary and Secondary Waldorf School is, in a way, a unique educational endeavour in the small town of Semily, which lies in the beautiful foothills of the Giants Mountains in the north of the Czech Republic, about an hour drive north from Prague. A college of about 25 teachers provide Waldorf education for 300 pupils and students.

The Primary and Secondary Waldorf School is, in a way, a unique educational endeavour in the small town of Semily, which lies in the beautiful foothills of the Giants Mountains in the north of the Czech Republic, about an hour drive north from Prague. A college of about 25 teachers provide Waldorf education for 300 pupils and students. ... More

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England: Cambridge Steiner School

England: Cambridge Steiner School: Die Cambridge Steiner School befindet sich am Rande von Cambridge nördlich von London, einer Stadt mit einer traditionsreichen akademischen Geschichte und vielen hochgebildeten Eltern. Die Einrichtung ist umgeben von Schulen die als Reaktion auf diese Tradition gegründet worden sind. Der Ansatz der Waldorfschule ist jedoch anders. Die Cambridge Steiner School ist eine kleine Schulgemeinschaft mit Eltern-Kind-Gruppen, 3 Kindergärten und eine Grundschule mit etwa 100 Kindern.

Die Cambridge Steiner School befindet sich am Rande von Cambridge nördlich von London, einer Stadt mit einer traditionsreichen akademischen Geschichte und vielen hochgebildeten Eltern. Die Einrichtung ist umgeben von Schulen die als Reaktion auf diese Tradition gegründet worden sind. Der Ansatz der Waldorfschule ist jedoch anders. Die Cambridge Steiner School ist eine kleine Schulgemeinschaft mit Eltern-Kind-Gruppen, 3 Kindergärten und eine Grundschule mit etwa 100 Kindern. ... More

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Estonia: Põlva - Rosma Waldorf School

Estonia: Põlva - Rosma Waldorf School: Waldorf schools exist in Estonia for more than 20 years. The Johannes Kool Waldorf School in Rosma is a primary school with nine classes; the school also has a kindergarten with two groups.

Waldorf schools exist in Estonia for more than 20 years. The Johannes Kool Waldorf School in Rosma is a primary school with nine classes; the school also has a kindergarten with two groups. ... More

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Georgia: Gremi, TEMI Initiative - A Social Community

Georgia: Gremi, TEMI Initiative - A Social Community: TEMI is a very special community in a village called Gremi in North East Georgia. It started in 1992 with five handicapped orphans. Today 70 people between the ages of 4 and 76 live there. Some are orphans, some are handicapped, and others are in need of help due to social or mental problems. TEMI has never turned away anyone.

TEMI is a very special community in a village called Gremi in North East Georgia. It started in 1992 with five handicapped orphans. Today 70 people between the ages of 4 and 76 live there. Some are orphans, some are handicapped, and others are in need of help due to social or mental problems. TEMI has never turned away anyone. ... More

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Georgia: Sighnaghi Union for Social Therapy

Georgia: Sighnaghi Union for Social Therapy: Amidst the whine and the cornfields of the fertile plane of Kakheti, the town of Khedeli is a home to the curative education initiative “The Union of Therapy of Socially Disabled people of Sighnaghi Region” since 1999. The centre of the initiative is a bio-dynamically cultivated farm, which is completed by several workshops.

Amidst the whine and the cornfields of the fertile plane of Kakheti, the town of Khedeli is a home to the curative education initiative “The Union of Therapy of Socially Disabled people of Sighnaghi Region” since 1999. The centre of the initiative is a bio-dynamically cultivated farm, which is completed by several workshops. ... More

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Georgia: Tbilisi - Saguramo - A Small Children's Home

Georgia: Tbilisi - Saguramo - A Small Children's Home: Georgia is a small multi-ethnic country located just south of the Great Caucasus. Here the small village of Saguramo, which is popular as a recreation locality, is home to the “Rainbow” children’s home. It is located not far from the capital Tblissi, which is home to more than one million inhabitants out of a total of less than four million countrywide.

Georgia is a small multi-ethnic country located just south of the Great Caucasus. Here the small village of Saguramo, which is popular as a recreation locality, is home to the “Rainbow” children’s home. It is located not far from the capital Tblissi, which is home to more than one million inhabitants out of a total of less than four million countrywide. ... More

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Georgia: Tbilisi, Social Therapy

Georgia: Tbilisi, Social Therapy: Since 1990, the day-care center of the “Association for People in need of Special Care” in Tbilisi, offers a worm and friendly environment for people with special needs. Remedial educators help the people with disabilities cope with their lives, by giving them the opportunity to work in various workshops and live together in a social context that recognizes their skills and qualities.

Since 1990, the day-care center of the “Association for People in need of Special Care” in Tbilisi, offers a worm and friendly environment for people with special needs. Remedial educators help the people with disabilities cope with their lives, by giving them the opportunity to work in various workshops and live together in a social context that recognizes their skills and qualities. ... More

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Georgia: Tbilisi, Waldorf school

Georgia: Tbilisi, Waldorf school: The Waldorf School in Tbilisi was founded in 1994. At that time the city administration gave the property and a kindergarten building to the school, for use during an indefinite time period. In the following years the kindergarten building was renovated and other buildings were erected. As a result the school grew and developed to include all 12 grades.

The Waldorf School in Tbilisi was founded in 1994. At that time the city administration gave the property and a kindergarten building to the school, for use during an indefinite time period. In the following years the kindergarten building was renovated and other buildings were erected. As a result the school grew and developed to include all 12 grades. ... More

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Georgia: Tiflis, Michael school for curative education

Georgia: Tiflis, Michael school for curative education: The centre for free education started its work in Georgia in 1991. In autumn of 1994 the Michael school for curative education was founded and started their work in 1995. It was and is the only school for curative education since 12 years, which has a clear concept for the education, training and social integration of children with intellectual and physical developmental difficulties.

The centre for free education started its work in Georgia in 1991. In autumn of 1994 the Michael school for curative education was founded and started their work in 1995. It was and is the only school for curative education since 12 years, which has a clear concept for the education, training and social integration of children with intellectual and physical developmental difficulties. ... More

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Greece - The Beginning of A Waldorf Movement

Greece - The Beginning of A Waldorf Movement: So far, three Waldorf Kindergartens have been established in Athens. Unfortunately their development is quite difficult, because the Greek law does not allow an official authorization of the initiatives as a kindergarten. Due to this fact, the initiatives run small groups, each caring for about seven to eleven children. Since a few years, there is an aim to found a Waldorf School and currently future teachers are being trained in courses.

So far, three Waldorf Kindergartens have been established in Athens. Unfortunately their development is quite difficult, because the Greek law does not allow an official authorization of the initiatives as a kindergarten. Due to this fact, the initiatives run small groups, each caring for about seven to eleven children. Since a few years, there is an aim to found a Waldorf School and currently future teachers are being trained in courses. ... More

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