Rethinking curriculum

What should Waldorf schools educate for today?

By Stefan Grosse, November 2021

Never before in history has there been such an acceleration in the field of science and technology, as well as in the field of money and banking, as there is today. In this respect, a decade of the present must be compared with at least a century of the past. [more]

Rethinking curriculum

Dealing with the “curriculum” – a question of attitude

November 2021

In conversation with Christoph Doll, class teacher for many years at the Waldorf school in Karlsruhe and at the intercultural Waldorf School in Mannheim, co-founder of the intercultural Waldorf school in Berlin as well as the Waldorf school in Alanya/Turkey. Since 2010 director of the Seminar for Waldorf Education in Berlin. His keynote presentation on “Questions regarding an adequate approach to contemporary issues in our system of education”, which he gave at the curriculum symposium in Kassel, prompted us to ask him a few questions. [more]

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Aregnasan. The Waldorf school in Yerevan defies the crisis

By Ruben Janibekyan, November 2021

Current situation The year 2020 was extraordinarily difficult for all of Armenia. First, the already weak economy contracted sharply in spring 2020 because of the pandemic. In one fell swoop, a third of the parents became unemployed and unable to pay, and another third got into serious difficulties paying the full school fees. The school’s administration was inundated with requests from parents for a payment break or reduction. Some parents also refused to pay in full because, of course, with online teaching the Waldorf quality disappeared completely. The school was in financial difficulties, an existential crisis was looming. The situation deteriorated drastically once again when the conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh flared up again at the end of September. The... [more]

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Online grooming

By Uwe Buermann, November 2021

Online grooming is increasingly entering the public consciousness but the term doesn’t always mean a great deal to a lot of people.  [more]