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Creating a future for Palestinian children

Mon, 17 Oct 2016

INTERVIEW |In Shatila in Beirut an initiative working on the basis of Waldorf education started last autumn – NNA spoke with its founder. The initiative is also urgently looking for an Arabic-speaking Waldorf teacher.[more]

Fighting terrorism through prevention

Mon, 17 Oct 2016

BOOK REVIEW |In a far-reaching analysis of radicalisation, Prof. Peter Neumann warns that prevention should be taken as seriously as strengthening security. A start had to be made where radicalisation had its roots: in Europe.[more]

Failure of mainstream parties promotes right-wing populism

Mon, 17 Oct 2016

The spread of right-wing populism is a threat to democratic societies. Its polarising arguments must be countered in the right way, argues Prof. Walter Ötsch.[more]

Selling out education: the mass academisation of England’s schools

Wed, 27 Apr 2016

Plans of the British government to force schools out of local authority control to become independent academies have proved controversial. It could be an education disaster in the making, argues education expert Dr Richard House.[more]

The challenge of Waldorf

Wed, 27 Apr 2016

Being a Waldorf teacher is a challenge which means that Waldorf education in China has found it difficult to retain teachers. Two courses run by Emerson College in China aim to reverse that process, as Binjie Hou describes.[more]

The deeper causes of migration

Wed, 27 Apr 2016

Management consultant Udo Herrmannstorfer argues that the causes of the refugee flows are not only connected with the life-threatening situations in their countries but also have to be sought at a much deeper level. [more]

Spectacular launch of Swiss basic income campaign

Mon, 04 Apr 2016

The Swiss initiative for a basic income has launched its referendum campaign in spectacular fashion. Campaigners distributed ten-franc notes because “the Swiss can’t imagine what it is like to be given money just like that”. [more]

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