Education & Parenting Resources

Our world is changing at a rapid and dramatic pace. Every decade brings technological advances and unforeseen social change. So how can we prepare our children for a world we can’t envision? In this very interesting TEDx talk, Steiner Waldorf teacher, Jack Petrash makes the case that the best way to do that is to educate our children to develop three essential capacities: a capacity for vibrant and vigorous activity, a capacity for a sensitive and yet resilient emotional life, and a capacity for clear, focused, original, thinking.

Learn to Change the World – Part one

The film “Learn to Change the World” shows people from around the world who work on the big pedagogical tasks of our time based on Waldorf/Steiner pedagogy. It is the first of more to come which aim to show concrete approaches to these tasks.

Educating children for the life’s journey

This animation is the the short version of an insightful talk Sir Ken Robinson gave about some of the changes he feels need to be made in education.

Other resources

Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship 

European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education

Irish Steiner Kindergarten Association

“Why Waldorf Works” – a US-based comprehensive website about Steiner Waldorf education

Waldorf Answers – a website on the philosophy and practice of Steiner Waldorf education with links to many schools worldwide