Relationship with mainstream education

A UK DfES report suggested that Waldorf and state schools could learn from each other’s strengths: in particular, that state schools could benefit from Waldorf education’s early introduction and approach to modern foreign languages; combination of block (class) and...

Educational scholars

Professor of Educational Psychology Clifford Mayes considered that “Waldorf students learn in sequences and paces that are developmentally appropriate, aesthetically stimulating, emotionally supportive, and ecologically sensitive.” Profs. of Education Timothy Leonard...

Evaluations of students’ progress

Although studies about Waldorf education tend to be small-scale and vary in national context, a recent independent comprehensive review of the literature concluded there is evidence that Waldorf education encourages academic achievement as well as “creative, social and...