Waldorf graduates are compared to alum from other independent schools in terms of their educational and professional choices, thanks to a collaborative venture between Research Institute for Waldorf Education and the National Association of Independent Schools.
|SUCCESSES OF WALDORF EDUCATION AND WALDORF ALUMS|
How successful are Waldorf school graduates in higher education and beyond? A Research Bulletin entitled Standing Out Without Standing Alone: Profile of Waldorf School Graduates encapsulates the results of the comprehensive Survey of Waldorf Graduates, Phase II.
The survey describes what Waldorf school graduates most love to study, which professions they select, what they think of their Waldorf education, and what they value as adults.
The survey suggests that a majority of Waldorf school graduates share the following characteristics:
If you know a Waldorf graduate, chances are you’ve noticed these characteristics!
|Professors who have taught Waldorf students across many academic disciplines and across a wide range of campuses—from State Universities to Ivy League—note that Waldorf graduates have the ability to integrate thinking; to assimilate information as opposed to memorizing isolated facts; to be flexible, creative and willing to take intellectual risks; and are leaders with high ethical and moral standards who take initiative and are passionate to reach their goals. Waldorf graduates are highly sought after in higher education.|
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