ENSWaP ‘Building Bridges’ Conference
5-7th May 2017
5th May – Friday
|15:00||Arrival and registration of participants at the Ādaži Waldorf School|
|16:00||Welcome and opening of the conference
Small concert from the Latvian Waldorf Chorus of parents & friends
|16:30||Presentation about Waldorf Education in Latvia
The status of Waldorf education in Latvia, parents’ work in supporting teachers/school.
|17:15||Coffee break, snacks|
Presented by Christopher Clouder – Educator, lecturer, writer, founder of ECSWE
|18:00||Being on a par with each other
Presented by Ellen Niemann – representative of Waldorf parents
The challenge of approaching cooperation in education
The challenge of cooperation between parents and teachers in Waldorf schools
6th May – Saturday
Tour of the school, including the new buildings, followed by singing/eurythmy.
|10:00||Report on outcomes of the meeting with ECSWE in January, 2017.
Presented by Hilde Lengali (Norway) and Márti Domokos (Hungary)
|11:30||Sharing information about the cooperation experience among the school Parent Association, the National Parent Federation and the Waldorf Education Federation in Norway
Presented by Hilde Lengali (Norway)
Building Teacher-Parent realtionships
|14:30||Transfer to Riga Waldorf School via Riga|
|16:00||Tour in Riga Waldorf School|
|17:00||The importance of teachers and parents ”being on the same wave length”
Presented by Māra Svilāne – Director of Riga Waldorf School
Sharing and supporting the same values and life principles, building bridges between the school and the families.
|18:30||Transfer back to Ādaži
If time limit permits, we can visit the newest Waldorf School in Riga, which is in its 2nd year of operation.
7th May – Sunday
|10:00||Building bridges into society after life in a Waldorf school
Presented by Latvian Waldorf schoolchildren and alumni
|11:30||How we build bridges
Presentation from the participating countries on the specific topic: “How we build bridges”.
Each representative is allocated 8-10 minutes.
Each country should be ready to talk about specific ways they are building bridges between the school, community, parents, students and society.
|14:30||Summary of conference, comments|
|15:30||Closing of the conference, next year conference.|
Programme last updated on 2nd February 2017.
Ādaži Free Waldorf School
Riga Waldorf School
We recommend two hotels near the Waldorf school where the conference will take place: Baltvilla and Port Hotel. Both the hotels are informed and will provide a little discount if you mention WALDORF CONFERENCE when booking through email.
Transportation to the conference will be provided from both hotels every day.