Waldorf teachers in China need to balance a „copy-paste“ approach to foreign cultural elements with the search for their own path in order to create their own identity in modern China. Katharina Stemann spoke to Ben Cherry, co-founder of the China Waldorf Forum and teacher trainer, about the latest developments in Chinese Waldorf education.
Even though Harlan is busy teaching various subjects, he finds time to host the online Waldorf Mathematics and Science Teachers Forum. In this interview he offers us a glimpse into his life.
The Waldorf movement is increasingly faced with the question of external childcare for under three year olds. The author Helle Heckman shows the importance of this type of childcare in today's society. However, her main concern is that childcare has to be based on the needs of the children.
Joep Eikenboom is a class teacher and teacher for educational support in the Netherlands. In this paper, he explains how important it is for teachers to perceive the human being as a whole and to pay attention to detail. Joep shows us here some drawing exercises which help children to hold the pen or pencil correctly. It is important that the...
The international Waldorf movement, with its Middle European roots and traditions, has spread to every culture and religion in the world. What is an appropriate stance for the movement towards religious beliefs and religious education? How can the movement approach the question of faith and RE in a meaningful way?