Teaching with Spirit New Perspectives on Steiner Education in Australia


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An edited collection of stories, experiences, reflections and analysis representing innovation, creativity, passion and enthusiasm from the field of Steiner Education as lived and practised in Australia in the 21st century.

Educators at all levels have contributed to this rich collection which gives the reader a sense of the vibrancy, creativity and innovation that characterise Steiner Education in Australia.

Dr Leigh Burrows has a background in primary, secondary and higher education and has facilitated professional learning workshops for teachers in wellbeing, relationships and learning difficulties. She is currently a lecturer in the School of Education at Flinders University where she teaches and researches in the areas of relationships and mindfulness. Leigh has been a Steiner teacher, parent and now grandparent, and has done research and consultancy work with a number of Steiner schools nationally.

Dr Tom Stehlik is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Australia. He has had a long association with Steiner Education as a parent, educator, researcher, consultant and board member of a Waldorf School. His PhD thesis, published in 2002, was a case study of the Mt Barker Waldorf School as a Community of Practice and site for promoting lifelong learning, creating community and educating for social renewal.

Contributors include practising teachers, school leaders, parents and academics from Waldorf/Steiner schools and communities around Australia. The five sections of the book focus on Early Learning, the Primary Years, the Secondary Years, Teacher Development, and School Governance, Structure and Leadership.
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Title: Teaching with Spirit New Perspectives on Steiner Education in Australia


Categories: Education and Parenting,

Publisher: Immortal Books:

ISBN Number: 0646919407

ISBN Number 13: 9780646919409

Seller ID: 13320

Keywords: Childcare Early Childhood Education Steiner Education Waldorf Education START Education and Parenting,