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May 2017

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New Developments at Madagascar School Project
Spring 2017

by Warren Lee Cohen

A year has gone by since I worked with the faculty at MSP and it is amazing to see the burgeoning growth that has occurred at the school in this short period of time. Kathy Lucking, the...

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On behalf of the Board of Directors, our remarkable staff and volunteers, and our entire community, it gives me great pleasure to announce that James Brian will join RSCT as Executive Director beginning on Monday, May 15.

James brings RSCT remarkable knowledge, passion and skills that will help move RSCT...

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February 2016


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Work we did together 

Every morning the teachers at Sekoly Tenaquip meet for half an hour before the start of school. One teacher stands at the front and shares reflections on a Bible passage that she finds inspiring. This responsibility rotates daily through the whole faculty. The teachers then sing...

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The Children 

 I would be remiss to write this series of articles on the Madagascar School Project and not comment on what I observed in the children whom I met at Sekoly Tenaquip. These are beautiful children filled with life, curiosity and play. It seems that Malagasy children...

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“The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.” - Albert Einstein 

Legacy of Imperialism 

Madagascar is struggling through a number of long standing social, economic and environmental problems that are 'exacerbated' by the more recent political volatility. In many...

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I recently returned from a 16 day visit to Madagascar where I was invited to work with the first school working out of Waldorf impulses on this island nation. It was a beautiful and transformative experience for the teachers there who have built this thriving school from the ground...

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January 2016


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In January 2016, Warren Lee Cohen Codirector of the Rudolf Steiner Centre and Toronto Waldorf School parent will be travelling to Madagascar to support the first Waldorf school in this island nation. Warren will be bringing with him 25 years of experience as a Waldorf educator as well as education...

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February 2015


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This past Friday 45 Catholic Board teachers came to the Steiner Centre for a professional development day to learn about Storytelling in the Waldorf Curriculum. This was one of over 50 choices that they had for this day and we are pleased that they chose to join with us to...

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December 2014


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Georg Locher died at 5:20  this morning (UK time). The funeral is scheduled for this coming Friday,  December 19. Other memorial services are planned, including one in Wilton New Hampshire on December 28.

Georg Locher was a Waldorf graduate. He studied music in Zurich, Switzerland (his country of origin) and...

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