São Paolo: teacher training center becomes a university

June 2018

The teacher training center in São Paolo has been around for 40 years. Many Brazilian Waldorf teachers are trained here (sometimes also teachers from other Latin American countries).

Five years ago, Melanie Guerra and her colleagues started working to establish the conditions for university accreditation by the Ministry of Education. In 2017, this transition was made successfully. The center can now train teachers for all state and non-state schools in Brazil. “With our status as a university, we can officially represent the Waldorf movement and anthroposophy in Brazil", explains Melanie Guerra, Director of the Faculdade Rudolf Steiner. “The work is now more academic, and we have a lot more contact with public administration and with different universities, here and in Europe”.

Source: https://www.freunde-waldorf.de/en/home/

All news in this category

1100 Schools and The Challenges of Teacher Education

Currently, there are 1100 Steiner Waldorf Schools worldwide. One of the challenges to do with this development is the education or professional... [more]

Can physicians benefit from arts?

According to a new study, medical students with a more diverse background, which includes artistic and visual skills may potentially hold an edge... [more]

Kings Langley Rudolf Steiner School on reforming path to avoid closure

A long-established Rudolf Steiner School in the United Kingdom is fighting to stay open following a decision by the Department for Education (DfE) in... [more]

First Waldorf School in Istanbul opened

In Turkey, the Waldorf School and Kindergarten movement is still in its infancy.  [more]

State Recognition for the Yechiel Waldorf School in Israel

About ten years ago, a very dedicated couple founded and provided essential financial support for a Waldorf School In the small village of Tal... [more]

License renewed for Waldorf School Tiflis

Every six years, free schools in Georgia need to have their license renewed in order to continue operating. With the ever-changing political... [more]

Stanford University Reviews Waldorf Education

Waldorf education has a lot of support. With over 1,000 schools operating around the world and a 100-year track record, Waldorf has stood the test of... [more]

Domestic report: Poland

The history of the Polish waldorf school movement started in 1920’s when a group of sympathizers of waldorf pedagogy established the first waldorf... [more]

Domestic report: Latvia

The history of Waldorf movement in the Republic of Latvia dates back to the early 1990ies when soon after the fall of the Iron curtain new ideas and... [more]

Digital media are a great danger for our brain

“Digital media is fulfilling a fundamental dream of humanity: the mastery of time and space, but that also entails a great danger”, says brain... [more]

Displaying results 21 to 30 out of 130

< Previous

Page 1

Page 2

Page 3

Page 4

Page 5

Page 6

Page 7

Next >

Follow