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Advocacy

What we work for

age-appropriate media education

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

diversity in assessment

Diversity in assessment: less standardisation, more personalisation.

Advocacy

What we work for

Digital Media Education

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

diversity in assessment

Diver­si­ty in assess­ment: less stan­dard­i­s­a­tion, more personalisation

Steiner Waldorf education in Europe

See who we represent

186,000 pupils

Some 186,000 pupils are enrolled in Wal­dorf schools across ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. Most are in pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary education.

130,000 families

Around 130,000 fam­i­lies in Europe chose a Wal­dorf school for their chil­dren. Most of them live in Ger­many and the Netherlands.

18,000 teachers

Approx­i­mate­ly 18,000 teach­ers cur­rent­ly work in Euro­pean Wal­dorf schools, most of which cov­er pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary education.

827 schools

There are 827 Wal­dorf schools in Europe; 324 include upper sec­ondary lev­el, deliv­er­ing the Stein­er Wal­dorf cur­ricu­lum from start to finish.

1,380 kindergartens

There are 1,380 kinder­gartens and day care cen­tres across ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. They are rep­re­sent­ed by our part­ner, 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.

Steiner Waldorf education in Europe

See who we represent

Some 186,000 pupils are enrolled in Wal­dorf schools in ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. Most are in pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary education.

There are 827 Wal­dorf schools in Europe; 324 include upper sec­ondary lev­el, deliv­er­ing the Stein­er Wal­dorf cur­ricu­lum from start to finish.

Around 130,000 fam­i­lies in Europe chose a Wal­dorf school for their chil­dren. Most of them live in Ger­many and the Netherlands.
Approx­i­mate­ly 18,000 teach­ers are cur­rent­ly work­ing in Euro­pean Wal­dorf schools, most of which cov­er pri­ma­ry and low­er sec­ondary education.
There are 1,380 kinder­gartens and day care cen­tres across ECSWE mem­ber coun­tries. They are most­ly rep­re­sent­ed by our part­ner, 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.

27 member associations in 28 countries

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Armenia
Austria
Belgium
Croatia
Czech Republic
Sweden
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom

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

27 member associations in 28 countries

Meet our members

Frans Ebskamp, Treasurer

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

Board and Managing Director

Get to know us

Our Board and Managing Director are from Belgium, Finland, Germany, Portugal and Slovenia.

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