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Frans Ebskamp, Treasurer

The Euro­pean Com­mis­sion has extend­ed the man­date of the ET 2020 Work­ing Group on Schools. ECSWE is look­ing for­ward to con­tribut­ing.

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Advocacy

What we work for

More freedom in education, because pupils and parents want a choice

FREEDOM IN EDUCATION

Digital media in education?
Yes, just age-appropriate!

MEDIA EDUCATION
diversity in assessment

Diversity in assessment: less standardisation, more personalisation!

DIVERSITY IN ASSESSMENT

ET 2020 Working Group: our contribution to the EU expert group

ET 2020 WORKING GROUP

Advocacy

What we work for

rudolf steiner school of basel

More free­dom in edu­ca­tion, because pupils and par­ents want a choice

FREEDOM IN EDUCATION

Dig­i­tal media in edu­ca­tion? Yes, just age-appro­pri­ate!

MEDIA EDUCATION
diversity in assessment

Diver­si­ty in assess­ment: less stan­dard­i­s­a­tion, more per­son­al­i­sa­tion!

DIVERSITY IN ASSESSMENT

ET 2020: our con­tri­bu­tion to the EU expert group on schools

ET 2020 WORKING GROUP

Steiner Waldorf education in Europe

Who do we represent?

174,055 pupils

174,055 pupils are cur­rent­ly enrolled in Wal­dorf schools across ECSWE mem­ber
coun­tries. Most of them are in pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary edu­ca­tion.

121,000 families

Accord­ing to the lat­est
esti­mates, around 121,000
fam­i­lies in Europe send their chil­dren to a Wal­dorf school. Most of them live in Ger­many and the Nether­lands.

16,270 teachers

Around 16,270 teach­ers
cur­rent­ly work in Euro­pean
Wal­dorf schools, most of which cov­er pri­ma­ry and low­er
sec­ondary edu­ca­tion.

757 schools

We count 757 Wal­dorf schools in Europe, 317 of which go to upper sec­ondary lev­el. Only in these cas­es, the full Stein­er Wal­dorf cur­ricu­lum can be deliv­ered.

1,290 kindergartens

There are 1,290 kinder­gartens and day care cen­tres across ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. They are rep­re­sent­ed by our part­ner organ­i­sa­tion IASWECE.

102 teacher trainings

There are 102 teacher train­ings in ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. 38 offer full-time teacher train­ing, 60 offer part-time teacher
train­ing, and 4 offer both.
Key num­bers

Steiner Waldorf education in Europe

Who do we represent?

174,055 pupils are cur­rent­ly enrolled in Wal­dorf schools in ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. Most of them are enrolled in pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary edu­ca­tion.
We count 757 Wal­dorf schools in Europe, 317 of which go to upper sec­ondary lev­el. Only in these cas­es, the full Stein­er Wal­dorf cur­ricu­lum can be deliv­ered.
Accord­ing to the lat­est esti­mates, about 121,000 fam­i­lies in Europe are send­ing their chil­dren to a Wal­dorf school. Most of them live in Ger­many and the Nether­lands.
Around 16,270 teach­ers are cur­rent­ly work­ing in Euro­pean Wal­dorf schools, main­ly in pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary edu­ca­tion.
There are 1,290 kinder­gartens and day care cen­tres across ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. They are rep­re­sent­ed by our part­ner organ­i­sa­tion IASWECE.
There are 102 teacher train­ings in ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. 38 offer full-time teacher train­ing, 60 offer part-time teacher train­ing, and 4 offer both.
Key num­bers

26 member federations in 28 countries

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ECSWE is an umbrella organization representing 26 member federations with schools in 28 countries.

Mem­ber Organ­i­sa­tions

26 member organisations in 28 countries

Meet our members

Frans Ebskamp, Treasurer

ECSWE is an umbrella organisation representing 26 members with schools in 28 countries.

Mem­ber organ­i­sa­tions

Board and managing director

Get to know us

Frans Ebskamp, Treasurer
Margareta Van Raemdonck, Board Secretary
Iztok Kordis, Vice President
Richard Landl, President
Frederikke Larsson, Vice Treasurer
Georg Jürgens, Managing Director

Our Board and Managing Director are from the Netherlands, Belgium, Slovenia, Germany and Denmark.

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Frans Ebskamp, Treasurer
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