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The University of Aberdeen and its vice chancellor, Ian Diamond, step back from the brink?

April 27th, 2012 · 29 Comments

Jump to follow-up It is with a sinking heart that I write this post. Last summer, my son graduated from Aberdeen (in politics and international relations). He enjoyed his time there. It’s a wonderful place with some very distinguished alumni. It’s had a good reputation in science and medicine. So why has the University of […]

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Tags: anthroposophy · Steiner · Waldorf

Steiner Waldorf Schools Part 3. The problem of racism

December 16th, 2010 · 286 Comments

This is the third part of a series of guest posts on the curious Steiner Waldorf cult The first part was The true nature of Steiner (Waldorf) education. Mystical barmpottery at taxpayers’ expense. Part 1 Part 2 was The Steiner Waldorf cult uses bait and switch to get state funding. Part 2 This post deals […]

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Tags: Education · racism · Steiner · Waldorf

The Steiner Waldorf cult uses bait and switch to get state funding. Part 2

October 21st, 2010 · 103 Comments

This is part 2 of a critique of Steiner Waldorf schools. Part 1 was The true nature of Steiner (Waldorf) education. Mystical barmpottery at taxpayers’ expense. Part 1 The part 3 is Steiner Waldorf Schools Part 3. The problem of racism. This essay is largely devoted to the methods used by the Steiner movement in […]

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Tags: Academia · anthroposophy · Steiner · Universities · Waldorf

The true nature of Steiner (Waldorf) education. Mystical barmpottery at taxpayers’ expense. Part 1

October 6th, 2010 · 105 Comments

The part 2 is The Steiner Waldorf cult uses bait and switch to get state funding. Part 2. The part 3 is Steiner Waldorf Schools Part 3. The problem of racism. I have to admit that until a few years ago I had thought of Steiner schools as being rather cuddly experiments in progressive education. […]

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Tags: Academia · anthroposophy · Steiner · Waldorf