Birgit Hansen has been in Russia observing some ‘special needs’ teaching. She was observing former students who she taught previously in relation to how to adapt the Waldorf Curriculum for children and young people with additional support needs, in the Ita Wegman course at Moscow University. She was in two schools and worked with the teachers in the evenings and weekend.

Bernhard Menzinger has been to Lebanon to open a conference on special needs and autism run by an American university.

Manuela Costa and Chris Walter have been and are delivering workshops in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow as part of a seminar on : The challenges of leadership : improving outcomes for our looked after children and young people. The seminar is organised by the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland. The seminar is for managers, workers with supervisory responsibilities and other individuals who hold formal or informal leadership positions. Their workshop is entitled: “Leadership at Camphill School Aberdeen.”

Ian Futter gave a 15-minute illustrated presentation of the Camphill garden at the Trellis (Therapeutic Horticulture) Conference in Perth on 15 March.