Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference

April 15-19, 2019, Goetheanum

Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference

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"Inner Freedom - Social Responsibility: Finding Ways to a Human Future"  

This conference is intended for early childhood educators in child care centres and kindergartens, as well as parents and board members of these organizations. Prepared by the IASWECE Council in collaboration with the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum

Conference schedule








Conference languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Italian

Translation devices (free of charge) are available at the Information Desk. They can be used for amplification or for listening to foreign language renderings of lectures. Please bring our own head sets!


Workshops I 2:30PM-4:00PM (Link IASWECE)

Workshops II 4:45PM-6:15PM (Link IASWECE)

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Preparatory Reading

  • Lecture 6 in The Child’s Changing Consciousness, by Rudolf Steiner. GA 306.
  • Social and Anti-Social Forces, Lecture by Rudolf Steiner on December 12, 1918, GA 186. 
  • „How Can the Soul Needs of the Times be Met?” Lecture by Rudolf Steiner on October 10, 1916. GA 168. 
  • Further reading (Link IASWECE)
  • Read the introduction in the theme 1 (Link IASWECE)
  • Information on preparation 2 (Link IASWECE)