Brussels, 28 August 2019
New ECSWE Board meets in Brussels for the first time
During the Annual General Meeting 18th May 2019, in Rijeka, Croatia, ECSWE representatives elected a new board.
Four of the five previous board members were re-elected. President Richard Landl from Germany, Vice-President Iztok Kordis from Slovenia and Secretary Margareta Van Raemdonck from Belgium continue in their old roles. Former Vice-Treasurer Frederikke Larsson from Denmark took on the role of the Treasurer and replaces Frans Ebskamp from the Netherlands, who did not stand for re-election. New on the Board is Pia Pale from Finland, who took on the vacant post of Vice-Treasurer.
The newly elected ECSWE board held its first full board meeting in Brussels on 27th and 28th of August to prepare for the upcoming Council meeting in Berlin 20th — 21st September 2019 and to discuss ongoing projects and advocacy. The board was also informed on the ongoing work of the Brussels office and defined the agenda for the upcoming months.
Other important points covered:
- The current state of play concerning the upcoming Waldorf 100 conference “The art of education. Empowering our children to shape their future” on 7th November 2019 in Brussels to celebrate 100 years of Steiner Waldorf education in Europe and beyond;
- ECSWE’s successful ERASMUS+ application on “Personalised and Formative Assessment Practices Supporting School and Learner Development” in partnership with Learning for Well-being and the Hungarian Waldorf Association and how this project could support our advocacy for diversity in assessment;
- ECSWE’s contributions to the work of the ET 2020 Working Group Schools and the stakeholder consultation on the new LifeComp Framework currently developed at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Sevilla, Spain, to implement the new Personal, Social and Learning-to-Learn Competence.