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Master’s Program in Waldorf Education

Master’s Program in Waldorf Education

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Master’s Program Established for Waldorf Educators


The establishment of this Master’s Program is intended to respond to the needs of contemporary Waldorf teachers for a space for professional and personal growth.  We provide an academic platform where teachers can develop through cooperative learning, dialogues and reflections, along with individual research inquiries.

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Collaboration between Taiwanese and German Institutions


The body of faculty consists of outstanding professors from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, the Seminar für Waldorfpädagogik Hamburg, and the Freie Hochshule Stuttgart.

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International and Bilingual Learning Environment


All courses are taught in English with Chinese oral translation.  The ratio of Taiwanese students to international students is intended to be approximately 3:2.  It is particularly beneficial for students who are interested in the Chinese/Taiwanese language and culture.The program will enroll students every other year.

 

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Teacher-friendly Schedule for Part-time Graduate Study


Students of this three-year Master’s Program meet on campus for three weeks during a period in July or August and for one week during a period in January or February accompanied by homework assignments,projects and conferences.

 

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Curriculum Objectives and Modules


The program aims at providing students with learning opportunities:

·To gain an awareness and abilities to address pedagogical challenges in the era of globalization and digitalization.

·To cultivate capabilities of artistry, self-reflection, and self-education.

·To acquire methods of conducting independent inquiry and research, along with developing the necessary insights and creativity to initiate changes.

 

Modules

Credits

Self-education in Relation to the World

12

Methods in Education Research

5

Project Learning

7

Master Thesis

4

Total

28

 

Curriculum Structure

Module

Subject

Credits

Duration

1st year

Self-education in Relation to the World

Inquiry into Education and Anthropology

3

2021

July

(9 days)

Theory of Knowledge and Learning

3

2021

July

(9 days)

Methods in Education Research

Qualitative Research Method

2

2022

February

(6 days)

2nd year

Methods in Education Research

Quantitative Research Method

3

2022

July

(9 days)

Self-education in Relation to the World

Nature and Economy in the Globalized World

3

2022

July

(9 days)

Project Learning

Exercise of Research Project

2

2023

Jan. or Feb.

(6 days)

3rd year

Self-education in Relation to the World

Culture and Society

3

2023

July

(9 days)

Project Learning

Preliminary Research Project on Waldorf Education

3

2023

July

(9 days)

Project Learning

Master’s Colloquium

2

2024

Jan. or Feb.

(6 days)

Master Thesis

4

Total

28

 

Admission Criteria


˙Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent level of studies

˙At least two years of working experience in education. 

˙The periods of time that count for working experience in education can be accumulated.

˙Appropriate level of English proficiency. 【TOEFL (iBT60), TOEIC(650), IELTS(5.0)】

  

Application Timetable for International Students


 

Events

Time

Release of Application Guidelines for International Students

October, 2020

Online Application

November to December, 2020

Online Interviews

January or February, 2021

Admission Announcement

March, 2021

Program Begin

July, 2021

 

Application Guidelines (Cohort 2019)


International students please read Application Guidelines for International Students

Overseas Chinese students and students from Hong and Macau please read 僑生及港澳生單獨招生簡章

apply

Nov. 14 – Dec. 24, 2018)

*Guidline for Cohort 2021 will be released in October, 2020.

 

Tuition & Fees


˙The tuition is NT$ 120,000 per academic year.

˙The fees include sports venue fee, network usage fee, student insurance fee, and dormitory fee(optional). 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Contact


National Tsing Hua University

Master’s Program in Waldorf Education

TEL:886-3-571-5131 # 76252   

E-mail: waldorfma@gapp.nthu.edu.tw

 

Address:No. 521, Nanda Rd., East Dist., Hsinchu City 30014, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

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