The Art of Caring

Steiner/Waldorf Childcare Course; from Birth to Five

Now Delivered Online

Developed out of the growing demand for Steiner/Waldorf Childcare, this comprehensive part-time course aims to equip Parents, Educators and Carers with the essential tools to create a warm and nourishing environment for the children in their care.

Originally developed by Dr. Renate Long-Breipohl, this course is essential for anyone working with the young child from birth to five, including Parents, Carers, Childcare Providers and Playgroup Leaders.

Presented by some of our most experienced Early Childhood Educators, the course will include in-depth talks and practical workshops on child development and the art of conscious caring to prepare participants with the necessary foundational knowledge of Steiner/Waldorf education.

Due to an overwhelming request for a more accessible online format, we are happy to announce that the course will now be delivered ONLINE.

This means that you can now join us wherever you are in Australia or around the world.

 

The course will begin on 24 February 2024, delivered ONLINE via live webinar across 10 sessions (one session per month).

Course Fees: $900 (incl. GST).

Enrolments close 19 Feb 2024

Course Overview

The Art of Caring, originally developed by internationally regarded Steiner educator, Dr Renate Long-Breipohl, has been designed to awaken the art of professional caring for the very early childhood years from birth to five; to assist educators, parents and carers in creating a warm and nourishing environment; and to stimulate the essential inner-development of the educator for the benefit of the individual as well as the children in their care.

The course content will include in-depth talks and practical workshops on child development and the art of conscious caring to prepare participants with the necessary foundational knowledge of Steiner/Waldorf education.

No prior learning or qualification is required.

Please note that this course is meant for individuals wishing to establish a Family Day Care, Playgroup, or to inform their Parenting or Home Education environment, and may be seen as a precursor, and not a substitute for the Early Childhood Foundation Course (ECF) that is required for teaching in Steiner/Waldorf Preschools and Kindergartens. 

 

 

Special note for Family Day Care Providers

From 1 July 2023 Family Day Care educators are required to hold as minimum, a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care to be eligible to open a Family Day Care business. A Cert III qualification in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30121) can be obtained through the NSW Family Day Care Association/PEAK Training. You can read more about Fee Free eligibility and enrolment HERE.

 

 

 

Course Dates 2024

The course will be delivered online over 10 days in the year,  from 9am to 12pm* on the following dates:

Saturday 24 February

Saturday 23 March

Saturday 27 April

Saturday 25 May

Saturday 22 June

Saturday 27 July

Saturday 24 Aug

Saturday 28 September

Saturday and Sunday 26 / 27 October

 

*Times may vary

 

Tutors

Ebba Bodame, Catherine Pilko, Meg Quinlisk, Katrina Ross, and Bec Whitcombe

 

Details

Course Prerequisites: There are no specific requirements for entry into this course. Experience in working with children under three or parenting young children is desirable.

Course Coordinator: Robyn Davis robynd@sydneyrudolfsteinercollege.com

Course Code: AOC-2024

Course Fee: Total Fee A$900 (incl. GST for Australian participants).

Please note, If the partial payment option is selected, the second payment (2 of 2) will be payable before 22 June 2024.

 

All enrolments must be received at least 5 days before the commencement of the course.

 

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Background to The Art of Caring

 

 

For all questions and inquiries please email the Course coordinator, Robyn Davis at robynd@sydneyrudolfsteinercollege.com

Additional information

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