Economy & Becoming a teacher

Strategies of the deep state

By Jochen Krautz, April 2019

The traditional education sector in the German-speaking world proved particularly resistant to neoliberal change. Hence special measures had to be taken to establish a different education system. The aspirations of enlightenment, of educating children to become mature citizens capable of democracy, was to give way to the idea of the controllable person. How has it been possible to drive forward the neoliberal change of the spirit and lever out the democratic embeddedness of the education system?Jochen KrautzJochen Krautz [more]

Economy & Becoming a teacher

Outcome and standards are not education

April 2019

Interview with Jost Schieren from Alanus University in Alfter. [more]

Economy & Becoming a teacher

An education starting with the child

By Henning Kullak-Ublick, April 2019

Where other types of school separate out pupils in accordance with set learning and performance schedules, Waldorf schools allow each pupil to develop their maturity until they are ready. This educational challenge also turns every teacher into an education artist. [more]

Economy & Becoming a teacher

A fellow learner. What it means to be a class teacher

By Annette Neal, April 2019

What makes Waldorf education different is that it is guided by the individual development of the child and not a fixed curriculum. The teacher themselves thus becomes part of a dynamic developmental process in which they learn just as much as the pupil. [more]

Economy & Becoming a teacher

“Digitalisation challenges Waldorf education as a whole”

April 2019

Interview with Professor Edwin Hübner from the Freie Hochschule Stuttgart – Seminar for Waldorf Pedagogy about the consequences of the digital age for education. [more]

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