International Council Guidelines for Waldorf Teacher Education – yes, we do all this!

We are delighted that WALDORF MODERN fulfils all the requirements set out by the “Hague Circle”, functioning as the International Council for Waldorf Education. Here they are: The following text is intended as a formulation of a series of fundamental recommended elements and practices, which can and should be adapted according to the cultural context, […]


We are delighted to celebrate the graduation of our “Mercury” group, the pioneering students who have completed 300 sessions (25000 minutes) of Waldorf Modern tuition in 24 modules. They are looking forward to beginning their life-long education in classrooms all over the UK and abroad, and are bringing with them dedication, creativity and resilience!

A New Name: Waldorf Modern Teacher Education

Waldorf MTE: We are Modern! The Waldorf Institute is changing its name: we will be known as WALDORF MODERN TEACHER EDUCATION, to reflect the name of our Community Interest Company. Of course we remain committed to all our ideals, procedures and policies, and above all to the creative, engaged and visionary people who work and […]

Waldorf Worldwide

A current article by Sven Saar on the challenges of globalising the Waldorf impulse:

The Waldorf Institute: ready to start its second year!

We are thrilled to welcome a second group of students this September, helping to create a thriving campus with over 40 people meeting each other every month, singing, moving, studying and working together. New tutors are joining us too: watch this space to be introduced to them!

The Waldorf Institute is applying for charitable status.

The Waldorf Institute is currently formed of a professional partnership between two experienced Waldorf teacher educators, Sven Saar and Alan Swindell. We are in the process of seeking to formalise our structure to create an organisation with a board of trustees and apply to the Charities Commission for charitable status. Interested in becoming a trustee […]

Waldorf Institute Open Event this week: Come and ask!

Our last Zoom Open Event this summer takes place on Tuesday 14th June at 7.30pm here: Topic: Waldorf Institute meeting roomTime: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 859 4194 4380Passcode: spirit It’s an open invitation but we particularly invite senior staff and school leaders this time: Meet the core […]