Freie Hochschule Stuttgart
University description (as per official university website)
Since 1928, Waldorf teachers are trained in Stuttgart. The first courses arose from the need, the teachers of the first Waldorf school in addition to the state to offer its own teacher training course within the meaning of the special "erziehungskünstlerischen" approach.
After the forced closure by the Nazis in 1938 the work went on in 1945. Until the 1970s, the Stuttgart Seminar is the only teacher training institute of the German Waldorf schools. In addition to the one-or two-year postgraduate studies in 1973 a new undergraduate degree program for teacher in Waldorf schools has been established. Since 1983, completed a postgraduate teacher training for upper level courses of study. In 1999, the undergraduate training was approved for the class teacher at Waldorf schools and the building and additional courses from the Science Ministry of Baden-Wuerttemberg state.
In the framework of the Bologna process of the European Union, the Free University of Stuttgart is currently at its courses. The recent graduate degree programs in how to convert all universities and colleges, in modular bachelor or master degree programs and accredited.
As part of the ongoing process (as of 09.09) the accreditation of non-consecutive Master's degree is granted, the konsektutive study was also begun with the approval of the Ministry of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
At the more than 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide, including over 200 in Germany, teachers make their students learn and habitats in which they develop age-appropriate, develop their individual skills and mature into self-confident personalities. Of course, students are led to all sorts of school qualifications, but without neglecting the spiritual and creative development.
We offer various ways to Waldorf teachers:
The undergraduate degree (Bachelor degree):
Bachelor "Waldorf Education" (three years) and
Master classes and professional teacher and teachers in the Waldorf School (2 years)
addressed to persons who have not countable first stage.
Prerequisite: Baccalaureate (With FHR, completed vocational training and / or professional experience may be acquired in many cases with the help of a suitability review, the university entrance.
While the gradual introduction of Bachelor and Master degree programs teacher is currently the best introduction to the diploma courses to classes and even possible (two-year study). The diploma of the School allows the activity as a class and subject teacher and in all German Länder - qualifying times required pre-training instructor - (some with only high school diploma) and many countries worldwide.
For those interested without university entrance in many cases offers the opportunity to study at the Institute for Waldorf Education to include. The degree qualified according to individual requirement for appointment as class and subject teacher and teachers of German and international Waldorf schools.