Subjects: Adult education
“Like travelling around the world”: Anthroposophical Studies at the Goetheanum: getting to know oneself better by engaging with the world
Expanding one‘s horizon by travelling and seeing other cultures is more difficult during a pandemic. But international places of study also provide the opportunity to meet people from different cultures, experience their ways of life and to get to know oneself and one‘s own societal dispositions better.
Islands of recreation: Studies and Professional Development at the Goetheanum: coping with everyday life and work
Life and work have become more challenging with the pandemic and the interventions put in place to overcome it. Getting away from simply reacting seems like a good idea: taking some time out and escaping to a recreational island, through meditation for instance.
Active in lockdown – online
Being locked down, teaching children at home and working from home can be very stressful. In February the Goetheanum offers an online course with practical inspiration for becoming creative and feeling more in charge. The programme focuses on dialogue and self-activity.
More than meets the eye: ‘Living Farms’ – farming cooperative ‘Limbua Group’ in Kenya
The Limbua Macadamia Group started off as a pioneer in establishing small-scale farming cooperatives. In the video series ‘Living Farms’, Lin Bautze (project leader) and Philipp Wilson (camera) from the Goetheanum‘s Section for Agriculture explain the group‘s biodynamic approach.
“What now?” – “Facing social needs today!” – Web-seminar series of the World Social Initiative Forum
The pandemic has uncovered so many systemic problems on a global scale that almost everyone sees the need for a drastic paradigm shift. The World Social Initiative Forum will host monthly web-seminars suggesting individual ways of dealing with social issues, starting with ‘What now? Social needs of today’ on 31 July.
“Transformation is required in all spheres of life”: A new focus for the first term of the academic year 2020/21 at the Goetheanum
The study courses at the Goetheanum have been adapted to the current conditions. The first term of the academic year 2020/2021 ‘Metamorphosis’ is about finding ways of actively dealing with uncertainty – through ‘self-transformation’ based on building relationships and relating to reality.
“With the digital world we learn a new language”: Goetheanum Adult Education Program to start in 2021
The restrictions to learning caused by the Coronavirus make us aware of the basic conditions needed for the acquisition of skills. The Goetheanum Adult Education Program connects adult educators so they can share their experiences of teaching anthroposophy.
“Inspiring and complementing each other”: Goetheanum Leadership Course to continue in 2021
In addition to entrepreneurial skills, leadership of an enterprise increasingly asks for the ability to respond to external crises at various levels. The Goetheanum Leadership Course provides inspiration for self-leadership and a basis for building up a network of collegial expertise.
Being challenged by the perspectives of others. A new platform for lecturers in anthroposophy in professional settings
The teaching of anthroposophy in professional settings is still informed by its origins in the German-speaking realm. Given the dissemination of anthroposophy around the globe and the changing of societal values, the Goetheanum Adult Education Program asks for forms of conveying anthroposophy that are suited to our time.
Paintings and Literature in Dialogue during the Christmas. The Goetheanum will be a guest at the Kunstmuseum Basel in December
The Kunstmuseum Basel has invited the Goetheanum to design two artistic evenings around the theme of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ as part of their ‘Dialogue at Christmas’: On the 4th and 18th of December, the visual arts and literature will come together.
Culture of Trust World. Goetheanum Forum offers space for new forms of cooperation
New forms of cooperation enter into dialogue at the World Goetheanum Forum 2019, where examples of cross-company cooperation will be on display. Each participant‘s personal development determines the quality of the work and results.
Guest Appearance Goetheanum. Workshop series ‘Living Archive’ from the Kunstmuseum Basel at the Goetheanum
The Kunstmuseum Basel will present its workshop series ‘Living Archive’ at the Goetheanum on 15th June. Participation is free of charge, but advance registration requested.
No Leadership without Self Mastery. Launch of the Goetheanum Leadership School in Autumn
The Goetheanum Leadership School is aimed at self mastery as a prerequisite for the management of companies and groups as well as for the exercise of social responsibility. The founders include Jean-Michel Florin, a educator of farmers, Katrin Käufer, a postdoctoral scientist, and Paul Mackay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Weleda.