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Download and view Role-of-evaluation-and-examinations-Rawson.pdf (2,346Kb) March 2013 The role of evaluation and examinations within Waldorf education and within different age groups
by Martyn Rawson in Rundbrief, volume 22 2005
Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education
Evaluation; learning and testing; class 2 child
Visit bifie.at March 2013 Goethe as the Founder of a New Science of Aesthetics by Rudolf Steiner, translated by George Metaxa
This is Rudolf Steiner's very first lecture, given at Vienna, Austria at the Goethe Society in November, 1888.
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Visit bifie.at September 2012 Give Them Time - an analysis of school readiness in Ireland's early education system; a Steiner Waldorf Perspective
This paper examines a Steiner Waldorf Perspective to School Readiness and applies that international ideology to educational practice and curriculum policy in modern Ireland. The case for a later school start is championed with strong arguments underpinning the reasons why a later start is better in the long run for children’s formal learning capacity and enthusiasm. Current primary school curriculums for the early years are also analysed and catalogued against Steiner philosophical best practice in early learning to promote a child-centred early learning curriculum within the Irish primary educational system.
by Doireann O'Connor & Jonathan Angus, (2012)
Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education
School readiness; early years; primary education; Steiner Waldorf; Ireland
Visit bifie.at 2011 Steiner Waldorf Education and the Irish Primary Curriculum: A time of Opportunity
The object of this research was to study the implications of Steiner Waldorf pedagogy delivered in National Schools, and to consider both its viability and usefulness. This research used both qualitative and quantitative methods of primary and secondary research.
by Jonathan Angus, July 2011
Primary education, state inclusion
Visit bifie.at 2011 Justification of school marks within the risky group and top group
by Wallner-Paschon, C. (2009) in B. Suchan, Ch. Wallner-Paschon & C. Schreiner (Hrsg.), PIRLS 2006. The reading competence at the end of the primary school. Austrian expert report (S. 45–51). Graz: Leykam
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including C. Wallner-Paschon.
Features of waldorf pupils
Visit bifie.at 2011 Competences and individual features of waldorf pupils in comparison
by Wallner-Paschon, C. (2009) in C. Schreiner & U. Schwantner (Hrsg.), PISA 2006. Austrian expert report on science (S. 387–399). Graz: Leykam
N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including C. Wallner-Paschon.
Features of waldorf pupils
Download Upper-School-Teaching.pdf (957kb) Download Oberstufenunterricht.pdf (904kb) 2011 Upper School Teaching at Steiner Waldorf Schools: Cognitive Challenges for the Embodied Self - Part One
by Dr. Wilfried Sommer, Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences
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N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Dr.Wilfred Sommer.
Upper school teaching, cognitive challenges
Download Upper-School-Teaching-Part2.pdf (957kb) Download Oberstufenunterricht-Teil2.pdf (904kb) 2011 Upper School Teaching at Steiner Waldorf Schools: Cognitive Challenges for the Embodied Self - Part Two
by Dr. Wilfried Sommer, Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences
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N.B. Please see details of the ECSWE and Austrian Association of Waldorf Schools Council Meeting and Conference, Austria, 2011 for more information related to this topic & biographies of all speakers, including Dr.Wilfred Sommer.
Upper school teaching, cognitive challenges
Download developing_collaborative_parent-teacher_practises.pdf (398kb) 2008 Developing Collaborative Parent-Teacher Practices in Steiner Waldorf Schools
This M.A thesis focuses on issues and ways forward with regard to parent-teacher collaboration in Steiner Waldorf schools, and includes the example of  an innovative parent-teacher project in Norway
by Esa Mäkinen
Parent teacher collaboration, dialogue, Finland, Norway
Download Tilling_the_Soil, stage 1 - JB.pdf (156kb) 2007 Tilling the Soil of the European Higher Education Area, stage one
In the context of Bologna and Lisbon, the ideals of lifelong learning, staff-student mobility, mutual recognition and accreditation appear realisable, given active partnership, collaboration and the exercise of trust married to professionalism.
By John Burnett, Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth
Teacher training, international cooperation on evaluation
Download Can_One_Teacher_Know.pdf (274kb) September 2005 Can One Teacher Know Enough to Teacher Year Six Everything? Lessons from Steiner Waldorf Pedagogy
This paper provides an account of what has been learned about teachers’ professional knowledge through the author’s lead role in conducting the case studies of Steiner Schools for the DfES
Paper given at the British Educational Research Association, Annual Conference, University of Glamorgan, by Dr Martin Ashley
Method and quality of teaching, generalist versus specialist
Download Review_of_a_Body_of_Knowledge_TM_.pdf (182kb) 2004 Striking the Veins of Interest
A review of a body of knowledge exploring the role and the function of imagination in education, with specific reference to Steiner’s pedagogical ideas.
by Trevor Mepham
Imagination in education
Download 2003 RS Pedagogy of Imagination.pdf (363kb) July 2003 Rudolf Steiner’s Pedagogy of Imagination: a phenomenological case study
Seven imaginative teaching methods are introduced via phenomenological methods, followed by analysis and discussion.
Paper given at the 1st International Conference on Imagination in Education, Vancouver, Canada, by T. W Nielsen
Imagination in education
Visit waldorf.net 2003 A Goethean Way of Seeing Inclusively.
An exploration of Goethe’s way of seeing as a tool for new insights into education, looking specifically at the area of inclusion.
European Journal of Special Needs (October 2003), by Iddo Oberski, University of Stirling
Inclusion, mental frameworks, ways of seeing, Goethe
Visit waldorf.net 2002 Zwei biographische Schlüsselerlebnisse Rudolf Steiners, Zur Entwicklung und Ausbreitung der Waldorfpädagogik
Teachers’ autonomy and a greater respect for their vocational capacities are prerequisites for addressing the questions raised by the inclusion of spiritual concepts in education.
by Detlef Hardorp
After a Waldorf education
Download spiritual_journal.pdf (257kb) 1998 The Spiritual Dimension and Autonomy
Teachers’ autonomy and a greater respect for their vocational capacities are prerequisites for addressing the questions raised by the inclusion of spiritual concepts in education.
The Journal of Spirituality, by Christopher Clouder
Spiritual and moral development, educational reform

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