Samford Valley Steiner School

The Art of Education

the art of education courses

The Art of Education is a part-time course of study for prospective Steiner teachers, and teacher aides working in Steiner schools.

The program intends to provide an introduction and overview of the principles that underpin Steiner education.

The course is held on 8 Saturdays spread across the year. The workshop hours are 8.30am – 3pm and each workshop session includes a morning lecture/discussion followed by an artistic activity in the afternoon.

The course co-ordinator, Alan Drysdale, has been actively involved with Steiner/Waldorf School Education in both the UK, India and Australia for the past 33 years. Alan has been a Class teacher at Michael Hall school in the UK, he has also done three seven-year cycles [21 years] as a Class teacher at Samford Valley Steiner School, Brisbane. In recent years Alan has been a Presenter at the National Steiner Humanising Education conferences in India; a mentor for the Bangalore Steiner School in India and a presenter for the past four years at the annual Glenaeon Teacher Intensives in Sydney.

Samford Valley Steiner School is situated on 20 acres of forested land in the beautiful, rural setting of Samford Valley, only 35 minutes from the Brisbane CBD.  Address is 5 Narrawa Drive, Wights Mountain, QLD 4520.

For all enquiries, please contact Joan Weir at Samford Valley Steiner School or phone 07 3430 9600