If you want to educate others, you yourself need to be educated. If you want to have any kind of influence on young people, you yourself need to stay young and continuously work on yourself.


Simon Gfeller, Swiss teacher and author (1868 - 1943)


Title: International Training Weeks
Start date: 12.03.2018
End date:  - 29.03.2018
Organizer: Kassel Teacher Training College
Location: Kassel, Germany


High School Education at Steiner Waldorf Schools

1st WEEK | 12 – 16 MARCH 2018


Pedagogical Principles in High School Education

8.00 – 9.00 a.m.                    Bothmer Gymnastics

9.30 – 11.00 a.m.                  The Passage through Puberty and Adolescence

– The Study of Man (GA 293)

11.15 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.      Phenomenological Approaches to Science Teaching Symptomatology in Liberal Arts


2.30 – 4.00 p.m.                    Curriculum and Structure of the Main Lesson

4.30 – 6.00 p.m.                    Contemplative Exercises and the Art of Sensing


Courses Monday to Friday (English only). Lunch can be booked with registration.

All other meals and accommodation have to be organized on participants’ own responsibility.

Participants from China and Taiwan may use the following address for detailed information (translation, organizing the second Training week etc.) and registration: zlztraining(at)126.com

2nd WEEK | 19 – 23 MARCH 2018


Observing Lessons / Short interns


Focus on:

What was observed in upper-school classes (9 – 12)

Daily routine in a fully developed upper school


Participants are to find a school in Germany or neighbouring country that accepts internships.

Please find out if your school has a »sister-school« that you could contact. Ask colleagues who have already been to schools in Europe for help.

If you need assistance please contact Mr Lutz Gerding

Participants are responsible for organizing travel between Kassel and host school themselves.


3rd WEEK | 23 – 29 MARCH 2018


International Refresher Course Week


Focus on:

Main lessons in class 10.


Discuss teaching with colleagues from over 25 countries. Be inspired by lectures and subject seminars.

You will find German, English, and bilingual courses. All lectures will be translated respectively into the other language. For details see special programme attached.


Conference Fee for the International Training Weeks is 500 Euro. Please use the online registration form on our website www.lehrerseminar-forschung.de

To apply for reduction, please contact Mrs Carolin Ammer ammer(at)lehrerseminar-forschung.de


More information: https://www.lehrerseminar-forschung.de/upload/Weiterbildung/International_Training_Weeks.pdf

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