Steiner Waldorf Family Day care childcare and Playgroup Course
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
$450.00$900.00

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Biodynamic regenerative agriculture course
Biodynamic Regenerative Agriculture
  A Biodynamic Regenerative Agriculture Course for Educators, Parents and families of all ages to learn, experience and participate in the rich Biodynamic practices developed by Rudolf Steiner. Each workshop presents different topics, practical applications and knowledge on Biodynamic Agriculture, and is a meaningful celebration of the Alchemy of Minerals, Plants, Animals and Humans in Nature offering real solutions to the prevailing question of all ages: “What Can I/We do?” in this promising era. The workshops are designed to assist teachers and parents in learning about Biodynamic methods and, importantly, how to meaningfully bring these domestic arts to children of all ages.  Participants will learn Biodynamic principles that can be applied to any environment, from pots on a balcony to a production farm.   $130 AUD (incl. GST) per individual or family (parents and children).
$130.00

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Windows into the Wisdom of Waldorf
Windows into the Wisdom of Waldorf

Online Recordings

Get a glimpse of some of our tutors at work in this introductory series on Steiner education and Anthroposophy. Each video session has been specially recorded for visitors and students of Sydney Rudolf Steiner College and are up to 40 mins each. Videos are accessible on-demand for 3 months on Vimeo.   Single session: $15 (Incl. GST) Whole set of five sessions: $75 (Incl. GST)   WATCH NOW  

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Exploring Anthroposophy part-time online course
Exploring Anthroposophy
Enrolments Closed for 2024
An immersive online introduction to anthroposophy and the foundations of Steiner Education
Join us in an immersive online course that provides participants with an introduction to anthroposophy as the foundation of Steiner/Waldorf education and offers new perspectives in understanding the human being. This course is for anyone with an interest in learning more about anthroposophy as the foundation of Steiner education and is particularly valuable for all Steiner School Support Staff, Parents, Teachers, and Teaching Assistants new to Steiner/Waldorf education. Presented by Sven Saar, Ben Cherry, Lisa Devine, and Melanie and James Deefholts Course begins Wed 14 Feb Delivered online across 14 webinars, Wednesday evenings from 7pm - 8.30pm (AET) No previous experience is necessary, international students are welcome. Please see the course outline below for more information, or contact a course coordinator.   Course fee options: EAM - Full Course Fee $900 (incl. GST) Or EAW - Webinars only $540 (incl. GST)  
$270.00$900.00

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First Year Part-Time Foundation Course for Steiner Early Childhood Education (ECF)
First Year Part-Time Foundation Course for Steiner Early Childhood Education (ECF)
Enrolments Closed for 2024

This course is for Early Childhood Teachers, Parents and Carers of Young Children

Led by highly regarded and experienced local and international tutors, this rigorous part-time course covers the essential topics required for early childhood and provides the foundations of Anthroposophical principles that underpin the Steiner curriculum. The course has been developed to ensure that students are able to complete the course while maintaining a full-time teaching position, and supports the transition from mainstream into Steiner education. With the completion of all webinars, seminars and tasks in this first-year Foundation Course (ECFT) and the second-year Certificate Course (ECC) the student will have a Steiner qualification that is recognised both in Australia by SEA and SECA as well as internationally by IASWECE (International Association for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education). Non-teaching participants may opt to enrol in the Lecture-only program (ECFW) which is delivered online through the Webinars.   ECFT - Total Course Fee $3,400, Or ECFW - Total Course Fee $1,080 Download the 2024 Prospectus  
$270.00$3,400.00

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The Evolution of Human Consciousness with Dr FIona Campbell
The Evolution of Human Consciousness – Online Course
Enrolments for 2022 are now Closed   Perspectives on History and Human Consciousness   Join researcher, lecturer, artist and Anthroposophist, Dr. Fiona Campbell for an in-depth explorative study and discussion on the five central themes concerning evolving human consciousness. This online course covers essential knowledge for Steiner Teachers but is open to anyone looking to uncover some of the big questions about our past and how they shape the possibilities of our future development.   The course is delivered exclusively online and runs from 15 June to 2 November across 6 participatory webinars.   Course Fee: $250 (incl. GST)  
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Sydney Rudolf Steiner College - Positive Discipline
Positive Discipline: Effective and Caring Classroom Management
Enrolments for 2023 are now closed Join renowned author and educator, Lou Harvey-Zahra for this NESA-accredited course on classroom management. Gain practical skills and strategies for developing your own effective and positive classroom discipline system. Learn how to strengthen teacher and student relationships, create positive classroom routines, teach appropriate social and emotional skills to students, and transform everyday classroom behaviours in a respectful and caring manner.   An essential course for all primary teachers and homeschooling parents.
$180.00

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Life Phases – Online Course
Life Phases – Online Course

Holistic Biography Work

2023 Enrolments are now closed Led by Biography Work experts, Karl-Heinz Finke and Laura Summerfield, this self-paced online course invites students to explore their individual life stories; to learn about life phases, archetypes, and the development of the human journey, with an introduction to Anthroposophy. Life Phases runs from 9 May to 31 October and includes 3 live online tutorial sessions, with a certificate upon completion.   Course Fee: $198 (incl. GST)
$198.00

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