The Winter 2017 edition of Confluence features seven articles by seven members of the Alliance Board or Advisory Board on the seven Core Principles of Public Waldorf Education. The Core Principles serve as the centerpiece of the Alliance’s Self-Study process that member schools conduct on the Path of Membership for a sub-license as a Public Waldorf school.
Public Waldorf education is founded on a coherent image of the developing human being.
An understanding of child development guides all aspects of the educational program, to the greatest extent possible within established legal mandates.
Public Waldorf education exists to serve both the individual and society.
Public Waldorf Schools work to increase diversity and access to all sectors of society.
School leadership is conducted through shared responsibilities within established legal structures.
Public Waldorf schools cultivate a love of lifelong learning and self-knowledge.