"This build is a relief to all in the community and also to those connected to the long struggles to keep the school going amidst government continued pressure (previously). Now, government officials are so interested and looking forward to the completion of the structures."
"Babies arrive already connected to other people. That's what a range of sciences is now telling us: that they have brains already tuned in to other people’s body rhythms and vocal tones and movements. It makes them much more communicative and sophisticated than we often realise. In fact, it turns out that their very brain pathways are shaped by the kinds of responses that they receive from other people.
"So, to build the kind of society that we all want, we need to pay more attention to the way that we relate to our youngest children. I guess you could say that science is helping us to understand why it is that the way we love our children matters so much"
See www.theconnectedbaby.org for more details.
"Research has suggested that early and prolonged childhood exposure to adversity, poverty, unsafe and unhealthy environments -- combined with a lack of responsive, protective relationships -- can undermine normal brain development and set the stage for physical, emotional and cognitive difficulties in adulthood."
To view the video please visit the Harvard School of Public Health Forum website.
The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship commissioned a film by ITN to show a balanced overview Steiner Waldorf education.
Premier Putin visiting the Waldorf School in Moscow N1060 for an educational meeting and to present the Waldorf School Director and Mathematics teacher Michael Sluch with a 'best teacher in Russia' award. Premier Putin said "such schools are schools for the future".