We would like to introduce to you

Partners we work with


ALL DIGITAL is a lead­ing pan-Euro­pean asso­ci­a­tion based in Brus­sels, rep­re­sent­ing mem­ber organ­i­sa­tions across Europe that work with 25,000 dig­i­tal com­pe­tence cen­tres. Its advo­ca­cy and project work on the EU’s Dig­i­tal Edu­ca­tion Action Plan is what brings us togeth­er. ECSWE is its full member.

Alliance for Childhood Europe

The Alliance for Child­hood Euro­pean Net­work Group is a foun­da­tion that envi­sions Euro­pean soci­eties plac­ing the qual­i­ty of child­hood in the cen­tre of all their activ­i­ties and thor­ough­ly assess­ing the effects of their deci­sions on chil­dren. Its mis­sion is to increase the respect for child­hood as a basis for human devel­op­ment. ECSWE is one of its co-founders and an active con­trib­u­tor to the work of the Alliance.

Alliance ELIANT

The Euro­pean Alliance of Ini­tia­tives for Applied Anthro­pos­o­phy — ELIANT rep­re­sents ini­tia­tives of applied anthro­pos­o­phy from diverse fields of work and calls for diver­si­ty and the free­dom of choice in the areas of par­ent­ing, edu­ca­tion, health, forms of ther­a­py, med­i­cine and agri­cul­ture. ECSWE is a full mem­ber and active­ly con­tributes to the reg­u­lar ELIANT meetings.


The Euro­pean Net­work of Stein­er Wal­dorf Par­ents — ENSWaP is a forum for the mutu­al sup­port of par­ents all over the world through the exchange of ideas and per­son­al expe­ri­ences con­cern­ing Stein­er Wal­dorf edu­ca­tion. ENSWaP is a per­ma­nent guest in ECSWE rep­re­sent­ed by Már­ti Domokos.


Eurochild is a net­work that advo­cates for children’s rights and well-being to be at the heart of pol­i­cy­mak­ing, striv­ing for a soci­ety that respects and ful­ly imple­ments the rights of chil­dren. Its work is based on the Unit­ed Nations Con­ven­tion on the Rights of the Child. ECSWE is its full member.

Friends of Waldorf Education

The Friends of Wal­dorf Edu­ca­tion sup­port Stein­er Wal­dorf asso­ci­a­tions, teacher train­ing insti­tutes, schools, kinder­gartens and cura­tive edu­ca­tion ini­tia­tives all over the world since 1976. They coor­di­nate an inter­na­tion­al vol­un­tary ser­vice for young peo­ple and pro­vide reha­bil­i­ta­tive emer­gency edu­ca­tion pro­grams in con­flict areas. The Friends of Wal­dorf Edu­ca­tion have per­ma­nent guest sta­tus in ECSWE and rep­re­sent­ed by Nana Göbel, Clau­dio Jax and Sara Hamm.

Hague Circle

The Inter­na­tion­al Coun­cil for Stein­er Wal­dorf Edu­ca­tion — Hague Cir­cle pro­vides space for Wal­dorf teach­ers from all over the world to agree on com­mon core con­cerns and min­i­mum stan­dards, to pro­tect the spe­cif­ic qual­i­ty of Stein­er Wal­dorf ped­a­gogy and to con­tin­ue to devel­op it in the aware­ness of its meth­ods and prin­ci­ples. The Hague Cir­cle is a per­ma­nent guest in ECSWE rep­re­sent­ed by Philipp Reubke and Con­stan­za Kaliks.


The Inter­na­tion­al Asso­ci­a­tion for Steiner/Waldorf Ear­ly Child­hood Edu­ca­tion rep­re­sents near­ly 2000 Wal­dorf kinder­gartens, home pro­grams, child care cen­ters, and pre-schools in 40 coun­tries on 6 con­ti­nents. IASWECE is a per­ma­nent guest in ECSWE rep­re­sent­ed by Lour­des Tormes.


The Inter­na­tion­al Net­work for Aca­d­e­m­ic Stein­er Teacher Edu­ca­tion pro­vides space for col­lab­o­ra­tion among Euro­pean uni­ver­si­ties and edu­ca­tion­al insti­tutes offer­ing aca­d­e­m­ic accred­i­ta­tion for their Stein­er Wal­dorf teacher edu­ca­tion pro­grams. INASTE is a per­ma­nent guest in ECSWE rep­re­sent­ed by Niels Schieman.

Learning for Well-being Foundation

The Learn­ing for Well-being Foun­da­tion pro­motes inclu­sive and sup­port­ive soci­eties where chil­dren, young peo­ple and adults respect each oth­er as com­pe­tent part­ners and learn how to realise their unique poten­tial through­out their lives. It gath­ers like-mind­ed organ­i­sa­tions in the Learn­ing for Well-being Com­mu­ni­ty that ECSWE is a mem­ber of.

Lifelong Learning Platform

The Life­long Learn­ing Plat­form is an umbrel­la that gath­ers 42 Euro­pean organ­i­sa­tions active in the field of edu­ca­tion, train­ing and youth. The Plat­form aims to voice citizen’s con­cerns about learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties and pro­motes a holis­tic vision of life­long learn­ing. ECSWE is one of its found­ing mem­bers and takes an active role in the platform’s work­ing groups and pol­i­cy devel­op­ment in Brussels.

Pedagogical Section at the Goetheanum

The Ped­a­gog­i­cal Sec­tion is part of the School of Spir­i­tu­al Sci­ence at the Goetheanum and is con­nect­ed to all edu­ca­tion­al cen­tres which work on the basis of anthro­pos­o­phy. Tasks of the Ped­a­gog­i­cal Sec­tion are edu­ca­tion­al research and the sup­port of anthro­po­soph­i­cal­ly inspired ped­a­gogy, such as Stein­er Wal­dorf ped­a­gogy. The Ped­a­gog­i­cal Sec­tion is a per­ma­nent guest in ECSWE rep­re­sent­ed by Philipp Reubke and Con­stan­za Kaliks.