Along with the development of Waldorf education in China, the need for professional educators and teachers is increasing day by day. Therefore, a series of Waldorf Training Programs (in China and Germany) have emerged. These programs apply to professional (Waldorf) teachers, those who want to work as teachers in Waldorf schools, parents who want to know their children better and raise them in a Waldorf way, outdoor enthusiasts with pedagogical ambitions and those who are interested in Waldorf education and willing to learn more about it.
Besides his license as an outdoor education trainer, Matthias is also a certified rock climbing trainer (DAV –German Alps Association), a certified ropes course trainer, a tour guide for canoeing and kayaking, and a member of the German Experiential Education Association.
The training programs consist of different modules where you learn basic Waldorf educational concepts, both for professional teachers and as parenting advisory; an introduction into the philosophical backbone behind Waldorf education, anthroposophy, have outdoor training and develop practical teaching skills.
A curricula can be structured similarly to the following example: