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0 Argentina - The Waldorf movement

0 Argentina - The Waldorf movement: In Argentina there are now several well-attended Waldorf schools in Buenos Aires and a number of initiatives in the interior. With great effort the teachers have met in a national conference and together with the pupils they are facing the challenges of a socially divided country.

In Argentina there are now several well-attended Waldorf schools in Buenos Aires and a number of initiatives in the interior. With great effort the teachers have met in a national conference and together with the pupils they are facing the challenges of a socially divided country. ... More

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0 Brazil - The Waldorf movement

0 Brazil - The Waldorf movement: Brazil is a very large and diverse country. If one travels from north to south there are strong changes in climate, vegetation, wildlife and traditions. Waldorf education has adapted to this diversity and in an open and dedicated way the Brazilians have embraced and developed this educational philosophy.

Brazil is a very large and diverse country. If one travels from north to south there are strong changes in climate, vegetation, wildlife and traditions. Waldorf education has adapted to this diversity and in an open and dedicated way the Brazilians have embraced and developed this educational philosophy. ... More

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0 Chile - At the far end of the world

0 Chile - At the far end of the world: Like a long and narrow strip, between 90 and 400 km wide, Chile extends along 4200 km of Pacific Coast from the southern Cape Horn to the north. The country was formerly known as "El ultimo Rincón del mundo," - the end of the world. Today, Cape Horn is still the southernmost end of the inhabited world.

Like a long and narrow strip, between 90 and 400 km wide, Chile extends along 4200 km of Pacific Coast from the southern Cape Horn to the north. The country was formerly known as "El ultimo Rincón del mundo," - the end of the world. Today, Cape Horn is still the southernmost end of the inhabited world. ... More

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0 Colombia - Waldorf Education between philanthropy and violence

0 Colombia - Waldorf Education between philanthropy and violence: During the 23 years of Waldorf education in Colombia, the country experienced an increasing tightening of political and socio-economic conditions. In the 70s and 80s there was a certain social equilibrium. In the 90s until the beginning of the new century, there was increasing polarization, which led to political violence and social decay.

During the 23 years of Waldorf education in Colombia, the country experienced an increasing tightening of political and socio-economic conditions. In the 70s and 80s there was a certain social equilibrium. In the 90s until the beginning of the new century, there was increasing polarization, which led to political violence and social decay. ... More

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0 Latin America

0 Latin America: Latin America is a political and cultural term used to distinguish the Spanish-and Portuguese-speaking countries of America from the Anglo-American countries in the Americas. These include the countries of South America, Mexico, Central America and the Spanish-speaking areas of the Caribbean.

Latin America is a political and cultural term used to distinguish the Spanish-and Portuguese-speaking countries of America from the Anglo-American countries in the Americas. These include the countries of South America, Mexico, Central America and the Spanish-speaking areas of the Caribbean. ... More

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0 Mexico - Waldorf Education in Mexico

0 Mexico - Waldorf Education in Mexico: Mexico is a country dominated by contrast. Particularly impressive is what is still left from the prehistoric buildings and artwork of the Mayan and Aztec people, whose rule came to an end when the Spanish arrived during the 16th century

Mexico is a country dominated by contrast. Particularly impressive is what is still left from the prehistoric buildings and artwork of the Mayan and Aztec people, whose rule came to an end when the Spanish arrived during the 16th century ... More

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Argentina: Bariloche - La Semilla

Argentina: Bariloche - La Semilla: In 2010, a group of parents and teachers who were motivated to offer integral and humanistic education to children, created the non-profit association and Waldorf School “La Semilla“ in San Carlos de Bariloche (Patagonia). After just four years of running, 125 students attend the 6 grades and kindergarten of the school.

In 2010, a group of parents and teachers who were motivated to offer integral and humanistic education to children, created the non-profit association and Waldorf School “La Semilla“ in San Carlos de Bariloche (Patagonia). After just four years of running, 125 students attend the 6 grades and kindergarten of the school. ... More

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Argentina: Buenos Aires - Escuela Juana de Arco

Argentina: Buenos Aires - Escuela Juana de Arco: Juana de Arco was founded in 1994. One year later the initiative began with a kindergarten in a central location in Buenos Aires. In 1999, the first grade “Primaria“ was established as a result of the commitment of some of the teachers. For this step, a school foundation was established. More than 200 children currently attend the school

Juana de Arco was founded in 1994. One year later the initiative began with a kindergarten in a central location in Buenos Aires. In 1999, the first grade “Primaria“ was established as a result of the commitment of some of the teachers. For this step, a school foundation was established. More than 200 children currently attend the school ... More

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Argentina: Buenos Aires - San Miguel Arcangel

Argentina: Buenos Aires - San Miguel Arcangel: The Waldorf School San Miguel Arcangel was founded in 1968 in San Isidro, a suburb of the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires. San Isdro is named after the local saint of Madrid - Saint Isidore. The school grounds are located some 25 kilometres away from the city centre in the so-called Zona Norte with its marvellous green parks.

The Waldorf School San Miguel Arcangel was founded in 1968 in San Isidro, a suburb of the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires. San Isdro is named after the local saint of Madrid - Saint Isidore. The school grounds are located some 25 kilometres away from the city centre in the so-called Zona Norte with its marvellous green parks. ... More

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Argentina: Buenos Aires, Clara de Asis

Argentina: Buenos Aires, Clara de Asis: In 1993 the Clara de Asis kindergarten opened in Buenos Aires with very little funds but with a lot of love for education. In 1997, a first and a third grade opened. Today the Waldorf School includes all 12 grades.

In 1993 the Clara de Asis kindergarten opened in Buenos Aires with very little funds but with a lot of love for education. In 1997, a first and a third grade opened. Today the Waldorf School includes all 12 grades. ... More

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Argentina: Garin - Education for children from an impoverished area

Argentina: Garin - Education for children from an impoverished area: In Garin, approximately 40 km from Buenos Aires, many poor families live in an environment where children grow up neglected and abused. They have no access to nutrition, health and education. The co-workers of the social facility San Jorge are committed to participation and sharing.

In Garin, approximately 40 km from Buenos Aires, many poor families live in an environment where children grow up neglected and abused. They have no access to nutrition, health and education. The co-workers of the social facility San Jorge are committed to participation and sharing. ... More

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Argentina: Lago Puelo - Waldorf school

Argentina: Lago Puelo - Waldorf school:  In 1998, some parents began teaching their children by themselves. Out of their dissatisfaction with the public school system developed the Waldorf School "Crisol de Micael". Currently about 75 children attend the school and one kindergarten class. The aim is to teach children values such as freedom, responsibility and respect for life.

In 1998, some parents began teaching their children by themselves. Out of their dissatisfaction with the public school system developed the Waldorf School "Crisol de Micael". Currently about 75 children attend the school and one kindergarten class. The aim is to teach children values such as freedom, responsibility and respect for life. ... More

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Argentina: Olivos, La Choza - social therapy and agriculture

Argentina: Olivos, La Choza - social therapy and agriculture: Der biologisch-dynamisch bewirtschaftete Hof „La Choza“ liegt 60km von Buenos Aires entfernt in der Provinzstadt General Rodriguez, wo 70% der Einwohner unter der Armutsgrenze leben. „La Choza“ leistet sozialpädagogische Arbeit, beschäftigt Menschen mit besonderen Problemen und integriert sie in eine Gemeinschaft.

Der biologisch-dynamisch bewirtschaftete Hof „La Choza“ liegt 60km von Buenos Aires entfernt in der Provinzstadt General Rodriguez, wo 70% der Einwohner unter der Armutsgrenze leben. „La Choza“ leistet sozialpädagogische Arbeit, beschäftigt Menschen mit besonderen Problemen und integriert sie in eine Gemeinschaft. ... More

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Argentina: Saldan, Escuela Dandelion

Argentina: Saldan, Escuela Dandelion: Dandelion Waldorf School was founded in 2007 by a small group of some families and teachers in Saldan. The population is poor. Dandelion is the first Waldorf School located near the provincial capital of Cordoba, which after Buenos Aires is the second most important city in Argentina. The small initiative is still in a development phase

Dandelion Waldorf School was founded in 2007 by a small group of some families and teachers in Saldan. The population is poor. Dandelion is the first Waldorf School located near the provincial capital of Cordoba, which after Buenos Aires is the second most important city in Argentina. The small initiative is still in a development phase ... More

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Argentinien: Buenos Aires, CultivArte

Argentinien: Buenos Aires, CultivArte: About ten years ago, a wonderful initiative came to life in one of the suburbs of Buenos Aires, offering a creative afternoon care to children from disadvantaged families.

About ten years ago, a wonderful initiative came to life in one of the suburbs of Buenos Aires, offering a creative afternoon care to children from disadvantaged families. ... More

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Argentinien: Buenos Aires, Proyecto Meulen

Argentinien: Buenos Aires, Proyecto Meulen: The institution for curative education Meulén was founded in 2002. Out of a spare-time-care, the initiative quickly developed into a full-day institution with training and workshop facilities. At Proyeto Meulen, people with special needs are trained and supported through a variety of art-courses.

The institution for curative education Meulén was founded in 2002. Out of a spare-time-care, the initiative quickly developed into a full-day institution with training and workshop facilities. At Proyeto Meulen, people with special needs are trained and supported through a variety of art-courses. ... More

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Brazil: Barão de Grajaú - Fundacao Pavel

Brazil: Barão de Grajaú - Fundacao Pavel: In northeastern Brazil a social project takes care of to the poorest of the poor since 2002. Although the North East of Brazil is rich in cultural traditions, it lacks infrastructure, education and health care. Due to the growing gap between rich and poor, many people suffer

In northeastern Brazil a social project takes care of to the poorest of the poor since 2002. Although the North East of Brazil is rich in cultural traditions, it lacks infrastructure, education and health care. Due to the growing gap between rich and poor, many people suffer ... More

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Brazil: Barra Grande, Jardim do Cajueiro

Brazil: Barra Grande, Jardim do Cajueiro: In the southern region of Bahia the Waldorf School Jardim do Cajuero is located amidst a rich natural environment that attracts many tourists.  Up to today, about 80 children went through kindergarten and in 2011, Jardim do Cajueiro introduced its first grade.

In the southern region of Bahia the Waldorf School Jardim do Cajuero is located amidst a rich natural environment that attracts many tourists. Up to today, about 80 children went through kindergarten and in 2011, Jardim do Cajueiro introduced its first grade. ... More

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Brazil: Botucatu AITIARA

Brazil: Botucatu AITIARA: AITIARA was founded in 1984 on the farm Estancia Demetria, 12 km away from Botucatu and 240 km from São Paulo. The school has committed itself to support an integrated development of children of different social conditions. Currently about 330 children attend the school.

AITIARA was founded in 1984 on the farm Estancia Demetria, 12 km away from Botucatu and 240 km from São Paulo. The school has committed itself to support an integrated development of children of different social conditions. Currently about 330 children attend the school. ... More

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Brazil: Botucatu, Espaço São Micael

Brazil: Botucatu, Espaço São Micael: Since 2007, the Association for Social Therapy "Espaço São Micael" works in two empty buildings belonging to the biodynamic farm Estância Demétria. Somewhat out of Botucatu, the initiative is located directly next to AITIARA Waldorf School. In a bamboo-, textile- and a candle workshop, as well as in the field of housekeeping

Since 2007, the Association for Social Therapy "Espaço São Micael" works in two empty buildings belonging to the biodynamic farm Estância Demétria. Somewhat out of Botucatu, the initiative is located directly next to AITIARA Waldorf School. In a bamboo-, textile- and a candle workshop, as well as in the field of housekeeping ... More

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Brazil: Campinas - Escola Veredas

Brazil: Campinas - Escola Veredas: The Escola Veredas is a Waldorf school located in Campinas, about an hour from São Paulo. The school was founded in 2002 and is self-governed and not profit oriented. The initiative was founded by people, who see Waldorf as a form of education that makes students aware of the world and provides them with a creative understanding.

The Escola Veredas is a Waldorf school located in Campinas, about an hour from São Paulo. The school was founded in 2002 and is self-governed and not profit oriented. The initiative was founded by people, who see Waldorf as a form of education that makes students aware of the world and provides them with a creative understanding. ... More

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Brazil: Campo Verde - Waldorf school in the rain forest

Brazil: Campo Verde - Waldorf school in the rain forest: The Escola Araucária is located in a very remote area. - A positive aspect is that here in the mountains people are ready to offer help spontaneously. For example when our driver Chico picked up the high school pupils for their evening class in one of these pitch black rainy nights he slid into a ditch.

The Escola Araucária is located in a very remote area. - A positive aspect is that here in the mountains people are ready to offer help spontaneously. For example when our driver Chico picked up the high school pupils for their evening class in one of these pitch black rainy nights he slid into a ditch. ... More

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Brazil: Capão Bonito, CREAR

Brazil: Capão Bonito, CREAR: The non-profitable association CREAR was founded in 1994 in Capão Bonito and helps 92 children and infants in a pre-school age as well as 124 school-kids and teenagers. The work is divided into three different areas: next to the assistance to pre-school and kindergarten children and the work with teenagers there are also aid offers for mothers.

The non-profitable association CREAR was founded in 1994 in Capão Bonito and helps 92 children and infants in a pre-school age as well as 124 school-kids and teenagers. The work is divided into three different areas: next to the assistance to pre-school and kindergarten children and the work with teenagers there are also aid offers for mothers. ... More

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Brazil: Capão Bonito, Escola Waldorf

The city of Capão Bonito is 155 years old with a population of about 47,000 and agriculture as the main source of income. Capão Bonito is one of the poorest regions in the state of São Paulo, mainly because of high infant mortality, malnutrition, homelessness, unemployment and the very poor road conditions. Much has improved in recent years, yet there is much to do. ... More

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Brazil: Cuiabá - Waldorf school

Brazil: Cuiabá - Waldorf school: The Waldorf School Livre Porto Cuiaba was founded in 1989. After several moves, the school was able to begin with erecting its own building in 1990. The school in Cuiaba included an environmental science class in its curriculum. It is the first school subject on environmental studies in the country!

The Waldorf School Livre Porto Cuiaba was founded in 1989. After several moves, the school was able to begin with erecting its own building in 1990. The school in Cuiaba included an environmental science class in its curriculum. It is the first school subject on environmental studies in the country! ... More

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