The Power of Images

Permanence in change

By Hiltrud Kamolz, February 2023

Class teacher Hiltrud Kamolz takes great pleasure in creating the seasonal table and incorporates the seasons daily in short narratives at the beginning of class in the form of a meaningful story. The story can be entirely focused on the seasonal happening in nature and sometimes also contains a little moral lesson in pictures. [more]

Publisher's View

Yes to an open society

By Wilfried J Bialik, January 2023

Dear Readers, it is not easy to formulate a position that describes the current situation in Waldorf and Rudolf Steiner schools in Germany. [more]


We also learn with body and soul, not just with our heads!

By Ulrike Sievers, Martyn Rawson, January 2023

The series #waldorflernt shows new, sometimes provocative perspectives on current issues that challenge the Waldorf movement to learn. This issue is about how pupils can learn to assess the quality of information and its sources. [more]

Living lessons

The art of making music

By Wolfgang Seel, February 2023

In Waldorf education, the use of musical instruments already begins in kindergarten. The author is a Waldorf teacher and instrument maker and describes elementary experiences with a range of Choroi instruments in the first and second seven-year-periods of life. [more]

Living Teachers, Educate for peace

Waldorf, anthroposophy, the Greens and more

December 2021

Henning Kullak-Ublick was a Waldorf teacher in Flensburg for 26 years (1984-2010), a board member and spokesperson of the German Association of Waldorf Schools (2004-2021) and co-founder of the Green Party.  [more]

Waldorf worldwide

Waldorf Education in the Jungle

By Samira Fürmetz, February 2023

Samira Fürmetz reports about her internship at a Thai jungle school. When everything that is usually part of the idea of school is missing, what do you do? And is it then still “school”? [more]

Young writers, Hands intelligence

I can't get the images out of my head

By Jette Lorenz, August 2022

In March, our class visited the Holocaust memorial in Bergen-Belsen together with class 10 of our school. The trip was part of the curriculum for class 10, who were studying the Nazi period and the Holocaust in their history main lesson. Because we had not been able to go three years ago, or in the following years, my class made up for it with this trip. [more]

Information Literacy, Spotlight

The M-word in the classroom

By Mohammed Johari, December 2022

We are all called upon daily to listen sensitively into ourselves as to whether we feel or think in a racist way. And whether the language we use might be racist, even if we do not actually want it to be. This also applies to Waldorf education, where teachers are called upon to explain loaded terms in their historical context. This text by a Waldorf father is about the word “blackamoor” [German: “Mohr”], which is written out here only once and subsequently called the “M-word”.  [more]

Media, Rhythm of life

Stuttgart pioneers

By Christof Wiechert, July 2021

To say it from the outset: this work is based on a deeply and thoroughly researched and understood remembrance in the spirit. And it has another a special merit. [more]