NNA News for civil society



New postgraduate Steiner education degree programme

Mon, 19 Sep 2011

CANTERBURY (NNA) – A new Masters degree course in Steiner education looks set to be launched at Canterbury Christ Church University in England.             The programme, which has been set up...[more]

East African Waldorf conference inspires learning

Thu, 15 Sep 2011

DAR-ES-SALAAM (NNA) – “Inspiring children to learn” was the theme of this year’s East African Conference on Waldorf Education, which was held at the Hekima Waldorf School in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, earlier this year. ...[more]

Economics from a different perspective

Fri, 09 Sep 2011

A conference, “Finance at the threshold: prospects for associative economics in our time”, was held in Toronto from 12-14 August looking at the contribution which associative economics could make to economic developments. The...[more]

Family carers often at the limits of their capability

Thu, 08 Sep 2011

WITTEN/HERDECKE (NNA) - Family carers are exposed to great pressures which can often bring them to the edge of burnout. In many cases they give up their own lives and receive little support. It is not unusual for carers to become...[more]

Another milestone for the Rudolf Steiner School Mbagathi in Kenya

Wed, 31 Aug 2011

The Rudolf Steiner School, Mbagathi, on the outskirts of Nairobi in Kenya recently celebrated another milestone with the completion of four new kindergarten classrooms. Judith Brown, a teacher at the school, looks back over more...[more]

Biodynamic farming as contributor to sustainability and climate protection

Sun, 31 Jul 2011

FULDA (NNA) - Around 5,600 agricultural establishments in over 50 countries worldwide are applying biodynamic principles on approximately 145,000 hectares. These figures were revealed by Demeter International on occasion of its...[more]

Using savings to help others

Sun, 31 Jul 2011

BOCHUM/MAINZ (NNA) - Doing something meaningful with your savings to help those from poorer countries: that wish can now be turned into reality with the Oikocredit savings account, a joint project of the German GLS Bank and the...[more]