Timetable by term for “Understanding Child Development and Rudolf Steiner Education” 2018.

This course explores topics across the arts, humanities, education and philosophy, all within the picture of the human being given by Rudolf Steiner’s Anthroposophy. It offers something for everyone!

Undertaking this course will:
• Deepen your understanding of child development.
• Extend your knowledge of Rudolf Steiner Education.
• Develop your inner life.
• Provide you with an enjoyable artistic and social experience.

Endorsed Professional Development

For practicing teachers this course comes with full Professional Development endorsement of hours completed over a two year period. A Certificate of Professional Development for 80 hours is issued at the end of each of the two years of study, amounting to a total of 160 hours.
Teachers in Steiner Schools will be enlivened for their daily work based upon the comprehensive overview this program offers; teachers working in the mainstream educational system will find new ideas, approaches to teaching, and inspiration to bring to their classroom.

For Parents and others interested in Steiner pedagogy

Parents and others with an interest in Steiner pedagogy will equally develop insight and understanding into how Steiner education meets the developmental needs of their unfolding child over the phases of life from birth to 7 years, primary years age 7-14, and high school years age 14 and beyond.


Theme by year
Term 1
Wed 14TH Feb- 28th MARCH
Term 2
Wed 2nd MAY-20TH June
Term 3
Wed 18th July-12TH Sept
Term 4
Wed 10th Oct-21ST Nov
Year One
Pedagogy & Child Development
Singing, and Introduction to Steiner EducationEurythmy, and Theosophy.Painting, and the role of fairy tales, myths and legends in shaping world consciousness.Speech/Drama and myths/legends for upper primary.
Year Two
Curriculum Studies
Recorder playing, and Kinder/Cl 1-2.Form Drawing, and Cl 3/4.Storytelling, and Cl 5/6 Curriculum Sculpture and Curriculum Cl 7/8

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