Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor’s programme in curative education is offered at the Institute for Waldorf Education, Inclusion and Intercultural Studies in Mannheim.
The individual and developmentally appropriate guidance and support of persons with special needs and consideration of social space for the requirements of people with disabilities form the dual focus of the Bachelor’s programme. The programme also deals with topics in anthropology, social law and scientific and epistemological theory. The courses are divided into the following topics: inclusion, conditions of life in heterogeneous groups, possibilities and forms of social learning, organisational conditions of independent institutions, topics in medicine, psychology and sociology, social law, counselling and communication, and anthroposophical curative education.
Fundamentals of educational science, history of pedagogy, alternative and Waldorf education
Fundamentals of Waldorf Education
Fundamentals of anthroposophy, educational anthropology, sensory training, phenomenology
Theoretical Principles of Curative Education/Social Therapy
History, theories and models of curative education, sociology and ethics, medicine and psychology, anthroposophical curative education
Curative Education and Social Therapy Skills
Counselling and communication, animal-assisted intervention, experiential education, fundamentals of child and youth welfare
Curative Education Diagnosis and Intervention
Constitutional diagnosis, curative education and social therapy diagnosis and support planning, various models of intervention in curative education and social therapy
Painting, drawing, sculpting, eurythmy, language and music, therapeutic applications of the arts in curative education and social therapy
History of philosophy, art and culture, epistemology, ethics, theory of science and epistemology
General (Abitur) or subject-speicific higher education entrance qualification or a completed vocational training (under certain conditions) and successful passing of the entrance exam or proof of an equivalent recognised educational background as well as practical experience in the field of care for persons with disabilities and/or child and youth welfare.
The programme in curative education qualifies students for positions in caring for persons with disabilities and youth welfare, therapy work, or middle management roles in organisations within a curative educational and social therapeutic context. It also qualifies students for admission to a Master's programme.