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Introduction to Steiner Education

Develop your expertise

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 (7 hours). The one-day session will introduce Steiner’s approaches and pedagogy in a hands-on and experiential way, and includes a lecture, workshops, discussions and creative activities.

The introduction is an essential prerequisite for anyone wanting to complete one of the Masterclass intensives.

‘If you are searching for how Steiner’s indications can serve us in educating children today in a contemporary Australian society, with open-mindedness and deep, thought-provoking discussion, this is for you.’

‘Steiner inspires a new, holistic approach to education that EVERYONE should know about.’

‘The facilitators are excellent!’


Introduction to Steiner Education


Monday 16 January 2023

To register

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What you will receive

UniSC Certificate of Participation worth 7 hours of professional development.

Course leader

This course is being coordinated by Dr Shelley Davidow who was a pioneering Waldorf/Steiner graduate in South Africa and who has taught every age and year level in Steiner schools in the USA and Australia over the past 20 years. She is a senior lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and is the coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Steiner Education. Shelley is also a trained facilitator in restorative practice as well as a HeartMath Personal Resilience Trainer and runs workshops nationally and internationally on creative writing, sustainable teaching, creativity, social justice in schools, and mitigating the effects of stress on young people. The international author of 45 books, her recent titles include Shadow Sisters, (UQP, 2018), Fail Brilliantly (Familius, 2017) Playing with Words (Macmillan Palgrave, UK, 2016) Whisperings in the Blood, (UQP, 2016) and Raising Stress-Proof Kids (Exisle/Familius 2014/2015).

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