Relationships above subjects. New forms of cooperation

By Christian Boettger, June 2021

This article draws on experiences of the first lockdown and shows a possible form of cooperation between teaching staff that has already been successfully implemented in several schools. [more]


There is no one single formula. Team-teaching at the Michaeli School Cologne

June 2021

The educational concept of the Michaeli School in Cologne was still something unique in the year 2000. At that time, only very few Waldorf schools shared the goal of being a diverse school open to all children – both with and without disabilities. “Each class typically has 25 children, including four to six children with special needs, taught by two class teachers,” the concept states. [more]


Creating new opportunities through self-organisation in the team

By Michael Harslem, June 2021

Experiences from the Waldorf School in Brixen/South Tyrol. [more]


A global team

By Guido Ostermai, June 2021

A main lesson on globalisation – a look at the world and its interconnections. [more]

Publisher's View, Teamwork

Making peace

By Nele Auschra, June 2021

“Making peace with nature” – with these four weighty words, UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme, provided a clear direction in mid-February towards the necessary and unavoidable steps required to ensure that we have a viable future.­ [more]

Living lessons, Teamwork

Waldorf and the push towards digitalisation

June 2021

Dr Edwin Hübner, professor at the Freie Hochschule Stuttgart – Seminar for Waldorf Pedagogy and author of several books on media education, has come to the following conclusion: online teaching has not passed its practical test. [more]

Spotlight, Teamwork

Reality trumps virtuality

By Ingo Leipner, June 2021

Computers in schools can be useful, but they can also cause harm. [more]

Series, Teamwork

The main lesson as a foundation for living education

By Tomáš Zdražil, June 2021

Between five and six million people regularly watch the quiz show “Who wants to be millionaire” on the German broadcaster RTL. The selective knowledge pulled from a wide variety of subject areas is completely incoherent and isolated, and the value and importance of this knowledge is questionable and arbitrary. Cooking appears alongside geography, football alongside literature, Hollywood alongside opera. Actual knowledge becomes blended with hunches and guesswork in the multiple-choice form that the questions take. The questions on meaningless trivia are fuelled by both a desire to win and to create thrilling entertainment. Since 1998, the show has been running in more than 100 countries around the world. [more]