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Nurturing Early Childhood – (NEC) Short Course

for Parents, Carers, Assistants

An introductory short course on early childhood.

 

No previous study or experience is necessary

Join us in Sydney for four nourishing seasonal Saturdays beginning with inspiring and stimulating talks based on the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, followed by artistic and craft activities that feed our inner desire to be creative as well as develop our skills for home or education environments.

 

Cost is $145 + GST per Saturday which includes the (non-refundable) enrolment fee of $77 and GST. Enrol in all four Saturdays to receive a 10% discount.

 

If all weekends are completed credit is given towards the Early Childhood Teaching Foundation course (ECF). 

 

 

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Course Code: NEC
Venue: Sydney Rudolf Steiner College, 307 Sussex Street, CBD Sydney
AND Castlecrag campus, Glenaeon School, 121 Edinburgh Rd. (TBA)
Time: 9.30 – 4.00 pm

All enrolments must be received at least 2 days before the commencement of course.

Day limit 15, currently 10 due to Covid19 restrictions.

 

Summer (NEC1) –  Saturday 26 February

Practising the Arts:

In summer we celebrate the warmth, the sunshine and explore our creative practices.

In these workshops you’ll learn about the art of storytelling with expert storyteller Ebba Bodame, and write your own story. You’ll also explore clay modelling and experience how, working with the sense of Touch, and the forces of Movement, the gesture of Form emerges, takes shape and comes into being.

TUTORS: Ebba Bodame, Robyn Davis.

Autumn (NEC2) – Saturday 7 May

Fruits of Our Labours:

In the autumn we gather together to harvest the fruits of the summer’s bounty with gratitude for the nourishment the earth provides.

In this workshop you’ll learn about nutrition and biodynamic processes. You’ll also be baking some bread.

TUTORS: Sandra Frain.

Winter (NEC3) – Saturday 23 July

By the Fire:

In the winter as the earth rests we draw around the hearth, closer to ourselves and to each other, igniting our inner light.

In this workshop you’ll explore the wisdom that lives in Fairytales with a talk by Ebba Bodame, along with some painting. You’ll also explore a Fairytale in movement with Eurythmist, Adam Chan.

TUTORS: Ebba Bodame, Adam Chan

 

Spring (NEC4) – Saturday 5 November

Creating and Crafting:

The arrival of spring brings the beauty and freshness of new growth and potential, a time of new beginnings, fresh outlooks and slowly expanding days.

In this workshop you’ll learn about nature tables and creating seasonal tables. You’ll also learn the craft of doll-making

TUTORS: Ebba Bodame, Meg Quinlisk,

 Steiner Doll making course
If all weekends are completed credit is given towards the Early Childhood Teaching Foundation course (ECF). Please note content or tutors may be changed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

Course coordinator:

Linda St Clair
Email: earlychildhood@sydneyrudolfsteinercollege.com
Mobile: 0422 429 329

Course Fees & Payment Options

Total $145 + GST per Saturday which includes the (non-refundable) enrolment fee of $77 and GST.

Payment in FULL with enrolment. All Enrolments must be received at least 2 days before the commencement of course.

Consult your tax advisor about tax deductibility.