“Where there is school, there is hope,” writes Sebastião Salgado in the introduction to his new book Retratos de Crianças no Êxodo – images of refugee children. What can school as a place of hope do, where can school be a place of hope, what is essential? It is crucial that children and adolescents can have the experience that they are wanted, perceived - seen - and recognized. Enabling these experiences is the task of the environment in which children and young people grow up: a challenge during the pandemic, a question for schools.
The video series Building Trust, produced by the Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum, seeks to provide food for thought, inspiration and contributions to a wider discussion. The series starts with first video contributions in German with subtitles in English, Spanish and French (-> go to the video symbol cc for this). Each film is approx. 10 to 15 minutes long.