2017

22 - 24 September 2017
Digitale Zeit. Pädagogik. Perspektiven (in German)

CANCELLED!
29 October - 1st November 2017

Conference for Educational Support Teachers (in English, German)

2018

19 - 20 January 2018
Gesamtschweizerische WeiterBildungsTage (in German, French, Italian)

16 - 18 February 2018
Tagung zur Meditativen Praxis (in German)

25 - 27 May 2018
Religion Teachers' Conference (in German)

21 - 23 September 2018
Pädagogische Tagung (in German)

28 - 31 October 2018
Conference for Educational Support Teachers (in English, German)

News

How do we educate tommorrow`s educators? Read more about teacher training, the first Education Section Conference, last meeting of the International Forum and about Waldorf 100 in our current journal… [more]

Welcome to the Goetheanum! We offer visits to the Goetheanum for students from teacher trainings, teaching staff, interested persons from kindergartens and schools, graduating classes, students and others... [more]

Today and in the future we need people who adapt Steiner's educational impulse to their own culture and implement it in a contemporary way. The project 'Teach the Teachers' by the Pedagogical Section and the International Forum for Steiner/Waldorf Education (Hague Circle) addresses this issue. The project group is/was organising colloquia on each continent as platforms for teacher educators from early childhood to high school to meet and find their common ground. These meetings are the starting point for further, ongoing work and the foundation for an international network of teacher educators. A project group will collect the results of the colloquia, define aims and objectives for teacher education and describe their implementation… [more]

In the annual report of the Education Department you can find a short desription of our work, tasks, projects and of our financial situation… [more]

The first Waldorf School opened in September 1919 in Stuttgart, the first Waldorf Kindergarten in 1926. Today there are 1092 Waldorf and Rudolf Steiner schools in 64 countries and 1857 Waldorf kindergartens in more than 70 countries. Since 2016, the directory of Waldorf Kindergartens and Waldorf Schools is published in a joint list… [more]

"Transitions in the life of the child from birth to age 14 - Understanding their significance and meaning for later life"  was the theme of an international conference of early childhood educator, teachers, and doctors, held at the Goetheanum in April 2015. The keynote lectures in this volume view the pivotal points when the child's consciousness shifts to new awareness and new capacities. The scope of development shared from both pedagogical and medical perspectives is important for all teachers… [more]

The International Forum for Steiner Waldorf Education (IF) at its meetings in Vienna/Austria on 17 May 2015 and in Arles/France on 7 May 2016 revised and re-adopted the document “Key characteristics of Waldorf education” – first adopted in Harduf/Israel on 14 November 2014 – as binding guidance for the worldwide Waldorf school movement. These features have been formulated in such a way as to be generally valid and may be supplemented by specific cultural characteristics for use in a school’s own country. They wish to place the emphasis on and strengthen diversity, individuality and openness to development. They supplement the characteristics adopted by the International Forum for Steiner Waldorf Education (Hague Circle) in 2009... [more]