Travels in education: Towards Waldorf 2.0

Boland, N
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Educational Journal of Living Theories

This article documents an exploratory, values-based process involving culture, society and contemporaneity in Steiner Waldorf education. I do this by using my own developing values as a lens through which I assess and critique Steiner educational practice. Through the growing awareness and articulation of my own values, I look at notions of representation in Steiner education, and investigate the degree to which it responds to ideas of equity and social justice. I illustrate the development of my living-theory by using an action research model, working through cycles which expand gradually from personal reflection to international discussion; I articulate how these developing values in turn influence people I work with and those further afield. This process is of its nature unfinished; I record here the first seven years.

Waldorf; Steiner; Social justice; Place-based education
Educational Journal of Living Theories, 10(2).
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Copyright: ©2017 Boland. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.