Waldorf schools fight for their place in the sun

According to statistics close to twenty five percent of four year olds in the developed countries suffer from speech defects and, increasingly, school children suffer from something called Attention Deficit Disorder. Psychologists say both are the result of too much technology, too many hours spent in front of the TV set and the fast pace of life in general. Waldorf schools aim to protect children from such pressures. They claim it is much more important to let children develop their senses, communication skills and soak up the wonders of the world around them. Since the fall of communism a number of Waldorf kindergartens and primary schools have appeared in the Czech Republic. Find out more about their activities and problems in this weeks Magazine: