The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand is a registered incorporated society which represents member schools, early childhood and adult education centres who work out of the pedagogical indications developed by Austrian Philosopher and Scientist, Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925).
The Federation's purpose is to promote and safeguard the integrity of Steiner Education (also known as Waldorf Education) in New Zealand and it seeks to support its continued development. See About Us for more information.
You can Contact Us here. General information about Steiner Education may be accessed on Steiner Education. This section also includes some commonly asked questions about the Education. Read more »
The NZ Federation of Steiner/Waldorf Schools acknowledges that a number of statements made by the philosopher Rudolf Steiner during the early part of the 1900s, express ideas about race that are unacceptable. The Federation categorically rejects these ideas and asserts that they have no place in the pedagogy or the underpinning philosophy of NZ member schools which emphasise equality, individuality and the shared humanity of all people regardless of race, gender or ethnic origin. Read more »