The European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education

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Steiner Waldorf Schools/Institutions & Pupils
Locations Pupils Ages
Early Childhood Education 78  2500 1-7
Single Structure Education** 40 4.500 7-16
Primary Education No data No data No data
Secondary Education 8 480 16-19
Special Needs Schools  5  100  No data
Total  7.580
 ** One of the models of organisation within compulsory education in European countries is single structure education. In this model, education is provided from the beginning to the end of compulsory schooling, with no transition between primary and lower secondary education, and with general education provided in common for all pupils (source: The Strucuture of the European Education Systems 2015/2016).
Teacher Training
Number of Institutes 1
Type Part time seminars for preschoolteachers, classteachers,
upper schoolteachers and after school teachers
Cities Stockholm
E-mail of contact person
 National Association
 Address Marklandsbacken 11, 168 36 Bromma, Sweden
 Phone +46 86 532 016
 ECSWE representative
Cia Edsberger +46 702 229 241
To compare with the national educational system, see Eurydice: The Structure of the European Education Systems 2015/2016
Note: the data above was last updated for the school year of 2014/2015.

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  • ECSWE Newsletter 50, September 2017

    In this volume:
    • - A report from the Council meeting in Copenhagen;
    • - Lobbying the European Parliament for an age-appropriate media pedagogy;
    • - ELIANT Conference, 28 November, Brussels;
    • - An update on Waldorf 100;
    • - An update on the WOW-Day 2016;
    • - Domestic reports: from Poland and Latvia;
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