Articles & Press.

In this section of the website you will find articles relating to Steiner education from the press in the form of Newspaper Cuttings and Online Articles.

Online Articles

‘Time To Reassess’
by Dr Richard House
Published 06 October 2014 on nurseryworld.co.uk here:-
http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/other/1147283/letters
Download & view pdf copy here

‘Kindergarten Children Step Further Into Nature’
by Lindsay Miles, Kindergarten Teacher
Published Oct 2, 2014 on waldorfmoraine.org here:-
http://blog.waldorfmoraine.org/2014/10/kindergarten-children-step-further-into-nature/
Download & view pdf copy here

‘The Three Letter Word Driving a Gender Revolution’
by Elisabeth Braw
Published September 29, 2014 on newsweek.com here:-
http://www.newsweek.com/2014/10/03/three-letter-word-driving-gender-revolution-272654.html
Download & view pdf copy here

‘What Should A 4-Year-Old Know?’
by Alicia Bayer, Blogger, A Magical Childhood
Published 09/16/2013 on huffingtonpost.com here:-
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alicia-bayer-/what-should-a-4-year-old-know_b_3931921.html
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‘An alternative education’
by Qian Ruisha
Published 2014-10-13 on ecns.cn here:-
http://www.ecns.cn/2014/10-13/138046.shtml
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‘The classroom is one big adventure at the school teaching kids to enjoy the great outdoors’
by Fiona Russell
Published Oct 12, 2014 on dailyrecord.co.uk here:-
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/outdoors/classroom-one-big-adventure-academy-4419463
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‘5 reasons knitting is good for you’
by Nel Staveley
Published Oct 12, 2014 on bt.com here:-
http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/5-reasons-knitting-is-good-for-you-11363936725035
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‘Authors, teachers and parents launch revolt over ‘exam factory’ schools’
by Richard Garner
Published Friday 03 October 2014 on independent.co.uk here:-
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/authors-teachers-and-parents-launch-revolt-over-exam-factory-schools-9773880.html
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‘Learning to Read’
by David Beringer
Published Thursday, September 25, 2014 on merriconeag1.blogspot.co.uk here:-
http://merriconeag1.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/learning-to-read-by-david-beringer.html
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‘Let ‘Em Out! The Many Benefits of Outdoor Play In Kindergarten’
by Holly Korbey
Published July 23, 2014 on kqed.org here:-
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/let-em-out-the-many-benefits-of-outdoor-play-in-kindergarten
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‘School’s Out: Lesson learned from a Forest School’
Visit the website here for more information & a video trailer:-
http://www.schoolsoutfilm.com/

‘Scientists Say Child’s Play Helps Build A Better Brain’
by Jon Hamilton
Posted: August 06, 2014 3:43 AM ET on npr.org here:-
http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/06/336361277/scientists-say-childs-play-helps-build-a-better-brain
Download & view pdf copy here

‘Fussballreportage in Eurythmie’
Published on Oct 14, 2012 by Juergen Frank on YouTube

The St. Michael Steiner School: Lower School
Published on Jul 7, 2014 by TEAfilms on YouTube
A look into the Lower school education at the St. Michael Steiner School for ages 6-14.

“10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12″
by Cris Rowan (Pediatric occupational therapist, biologist, speaker, author)
Posted: 03/06/2014 3:35 pm EST on huffingtonpost.com here:-
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/10-reasons-why-handheld-devices-should-be-banned_b_4899218.html
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“MICHAEL HALL SCHOOL GCSE results”
by Jane Morris-Brown, Upper School Faculty Chair
Published 21 August 2014 on facebook.com here:-
facebook.com/pages/Steiner-Waldorf-Schools-Fellowship/205679936204387
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“Another way to pick up alphabets of life”
By B Sreejan, TNN
Published Jul 7, 2014, 02.17PM IST on indiatimes.com here:-
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thiruvananthapuram/Another-way-to-pick-up-alphabets-of-life/articleshow/37953361.cms
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“Impressive results at Steiner schools”
by Dick Baker, Trustees Chairman, Wynstones
First published Monday 7 July 2014 in Letters – also available on stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk here:-
http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/lettersextra/11324398.Impressive_results_at_Steiner_schools/
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“Frustrated Hong Kong parents turning to alternative education”
by Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com
Originally published on scmp.com on Friday, 08 August, 2014, 11:01pm here:-
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569533/frustrated-hong-kong-parents-turning-alternative-education
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“Learning through doing”
By The Waldorf School of Philadelphia. Uploaded on Sep 25, 2013

Parent and the pro: Rhythm

Parent and the pro: Rhythm from OakMedia on Vimeo.

“Why Access to Screens Is Lowering Kids’ Social Skills”
by Belinda Luscombe @youseless
Originally published on time.com on Aug. 21, 2014 here:-
http://time.com/3153910/why-access-to-screens-is-lowering-kids-social-skills/
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“Why Waldorf?”
By Marin Waldorf School. Uploaded on Feb 17, 2012

“Too many assessments, far too soon for schoolchildren”
By Wendy Ellyatt, Published 12th September 2013, The Daily Telegraph
Please see http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/10301328/Too-many-assessments-far-too-soon-for-schoolchildren.html
or download the article here.

“Waldorf schools against discrimination”
By The European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education
The European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education has published the document ‘Waldorf schools against discrimination’ that can be downloaded here or found on the European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education’s website.

“Waldorf Education for All” DVD
By Eugene Schwartz. Filmed: Spring 2010

“The Big Question: Who was Rudolf Steiner and what were his revolutionary teaching ideas?”
By Richard Garner. Published: 24 January 2007, The Independent
Please see http://snipurl.com/3fpgf or Download PDF (618.9 kB)

“Steiner Schools in England”
By Philip Woods, Martin Ashley and Glenys Woods. Published: 2005, University of West of England, Bristol
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“Steiner schools ‘could help all'”
Published: 5 July 2005, By Branwen Jeffreys, BBC News
Please see http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4633601.stm or Download PDF (92.4 kB)

“Why aren’t those kids in class?”
Published: 18 May 2005, by Lucy Mangan, The Guardian
Please see www.guardian.co.uk/education/2005/may/18/schools.uk2 or Download PDF (63.7 kB)

“Making room for Rudolf”
By Harvey McGavin. Published: 28 November 2003, Times Educational Supplement
Please see http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=387461 or Download PDF (91.5 kB)

“Anita Roddick: Why we must educate the whole person”
Published: 19 June 2003, The Independent
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Press Cuttings

“Steiner & Montessori”
Published: Summer 2013, Juno Magazine Issue 32
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“Waldorf One World 2009-2010″
Information and updates about Waldorf One World and it’s participating schools. December 2009
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“Learning: it is a wonder” by William Little, Telegraph Weekend
Telegraph Weekend article about the success of Steiner schools. February 2009
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“Waldorf One World 2008-2009″
Information and updates about Waldorf One World and it’s participating schools. September 2008
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“Robotic Children”
Interview by Nick Kettles with several educationalists (including Christopher Clouder of SWSF) concerned about stress and unhappiness in today’s children. Published in The Ecologist, September 2008
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