NNA News for civil society



Frome Steiner Academy free school proposal approved

Fri, 21 Oct 2011

LONDON (NNA) – The proposal from a British Waldorf school to obtain free school status has been approved to go forward to opening by the UK Department for Education in the latest round of applications. Free school status - based...[more]

European judgement with a sting in the tail for biotech companies

Wed, 19 Oct 2011

LUXEMBOURG (NNA) – A ruling by the European Court of Justice (EJC) in Luxembourg last month that honey and food supplements containing pollen derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must be classed as foodstuffs...[more]

New centre with innovative approach to treating eating disorders set to open

Tue, 11 Oct 2011

STROUD (NNA) – A new centre offering support primarily for young people with eating disorders through a combination of full residential care, anthroposophic therapies, and a therapeutic education with supported transition is...[more]

An evening with the artist Joseph Beuys

Tue, 11 Oct 2011

STROUD (NNA) – Anyone interested in an encounter with the work of the groundbreaking German artist Joseph Beuys through the eyes of someone who worked with him and knew him well will have the opportunity to do so later this...[more]

Patrick Holden to give keynote address at biodynamic conference

Mon, 10 Oct 2011

STROUD (NNA) - Patrick Holden, the UK’s leading spokesman on organic food and farming, will be giving the keynote address at the autumn conference of the Biodynamic Association next month. Holden was director of the Soil...[more]

An encounter with the Rudolf Steiner the man

Fri, 30 Sep 2011

Andrei Bely’s book "Verwandeln des Lebens” (The Transformation of Life) has been republished by Futurum Verlag on occasion of the 150th anniversary of Rudolf Steiner’s birth. NNA correspondent Nela Nerzog marvels at the...[more]

Steiner School Certificate: opening the way to tertiary education

Wed, 21 Sep 2011

Balancing the needs of the Steiner Waldorf curriculum with the requirements of a state-run examination regime for school leavers is not always easy. Yet in New Zealand, Waldorf schools are close to achieving a landmark...[more]