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)


January 2001

Schoolchildren in the younger classes

Here the question is: How can we stimulate schoolchildren in ways that will enable them to build on and expand their own realm of soul experience described above? How can we establish a learning process that addresses the heart? [more]

Category: Foundations
January 2001

Young individuals after puberty

How can youngsters discover their personal identity once puberty is over? They can be helped by undertaking independent projects as well as by embarking on periods of practical work in agriculture or in social or commercial situations which allow them to grasp wider contexts and experience social interaction. [more]

Category: Foundations
January 2001

Education through art

Art as an educational tool has a special place in Waldorf Schools. Artistic activity challenges the imagination and brings out creativity while developing a sensitivity for qualitative differences.[more]

Category: Foundations
January 2001

Education as an art

Rudolf Steiner never tired of regarding the actual process of education as an artistic process in which the teachers are the artists. How to shape a lesson (subject matter, age of the children, composition of the class, time, place, situation etc.) is an artistic matter which calls for creative skills and presence of mind. [more]

Category: Foundations
January 2001

The teacher as an individual

Education as a process calls for fruitful encounters. A teacher's capability depends on how good he or she is at bringing about and guiding encounters and thus relationships. [more]

Category: Foundations
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