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Some more thoughts on assessment

I have updated the text on assessment to include themes such as the importance of feedback and a statement of intent for Steiner Waldorf schools. There is some overlap with the earlier text, but [...]

Learning and life processes

  Here are two articles that Martyn published recently on learning and the life processes (they were referred to in the paper on online learning).   Research_Bulletin_23.2_Rawson Rawson learning  

Digital Waldorf

Doing the same things digitally is different! Re-thinking learning-online through an online Elewa course Digital Waldorf: cooperative, creative, collegial Dear colleagues and friends, We would like to draw your attention to the new elewa [...]

My letter to the Guardian

...and to Zoe Williams in response to her article on 18th January 2019  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/18/steiner-free-school-michael-gove? Dear Ms. Williams, since there is no chance of a reader’s letter of this length being published, nor indeed [...]

Pedagogical feedback culture

I’ve just returned from a very interesting meeting with upper school teachers from various UK Waldorf schools. We met at St. Michael’s in London to talk about the NZCSE (insiders know what that is) [...]

Creative teaching, sustainable learning

English Week Inspirations “…‘tis the season of the year…“ November has not always been one of my favorite months.  However, since I started going to English Week many years ago, this generally rather [...]

Developing Waldorf curriculum locally

California - Thor   some guidelines on a generative approach Some time ago, Florian Osswald at the Pedagogical Section asked me if I had any texts on curriculum development in different [...]

Asian Waldorf Teacher Conference Chengdu, May 2017

Waldorf around the world Over a thousand people attended the seventh (and last) AWTC at the Mount Emei Resort (China’s Holy Mountain, except China is a secular country). Before the conference there was [...]

Waldorf conference in South Africa

Pan African Conference Johannesburg 2017 I was invited to attend the Pan African conference in Johannesburg in April (2017) and was happy to renew my acquaintance with friends and colleagues I had got [...]

Stages of learning – a Waldorf perspective

As promised in my blog following English Week, I have now written up my thoughts on the seven learning processes or stages of learning. I would be very happy to hear from readers what [...]