USC Steiner Education Masterclasses - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Steiner Education Masterclasses

Based on successful participation feedback over the past three years, we are once again offering Masterclasses in Steiner Education in a unique truncated and dual format, designed for ‘Soul Economy’ during challenging times.

Masterclasses are offered in dual mode for everyone to be together - come and immerse yourself for a full day either on site at USC Sunshine Coast (located at Sippy Downs, QLD) or via Zoom.

With a focus on an authentic Education of Place, and First Nations Ways of Being and Knowing, our Steiner Education Masterclasses offer participants a dynamic, cross-curricular process-based experience for early childhood, primary or high school Steiner educators. The Masterclasses are aimed at educators in Steiner schools who would like to deepen and expand their practice and pedagogy and create rich, relevant approaches, content and progressions for the year ahead. Depending on your Steiner experience, participants will receive a USC certificate of participation equivalent to their attendance hours of professional development.

For those new to Steiner Education, we welcome you to enrol in our one-day Introduction to Steiner Education - (almost) everything you ever wanted to know about Steiner Education. The day introduces Steiner’s approaches and pedagogy in a hands-on and experiential way, and includes a lecture, workshops, discussions and creative activities. This is a prerequisite for anyone wanting to complete a Masterclass who does not have experience in Steiner Education.

Course facilitators are Dr Shelley Davidow, USC’s School of Education and Tertiary Access and Early Childhood educator Carol Liknaitzky.

We are excited and honoured that First Nations cultural educators/artists will be sharing their insights with us. Participants of all Steiner Education Masterclasses are welcome to these sessions.

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Introduction to Steiner Education

Introducing Steiner's approaches and pedagogy in a hands-on experiential way

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Masterclass in Steiner Early Childhood Education

Expand your understanding and experience of Steiner's perspective of Early Childhood development

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Masterclass in Steiner Primary Education

Evolve and deepen your understanding, practice and pedagogy of Steiner Education in primary school, years 1-7

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Masterclass in Steiner High School Education

Evolve and deepen your understanding, practice and pedagogy of Steiner Education in high school, years 8-12