DE02 Foundations in Rudolf Steiner Education Enrolment Only

Fees: $120.00 *

* $120 Non refundable enrolment fee.  See below for full payment details.

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Are you a qualified teacher who wishes to gain qualifications to teach in a Steiner school?

Do you wish to deepen your knowledge of Anthroposophy?

160 indicative hours

The Foundations and Certificate courses in Rudolf Steiner Education involve both philosophical and artistic modules that give you a comprehensive experience of the impulses behind Anthroposophy and of the ideas and intentions behind Rudolf Steiner Education.

These two courses are delivered as separate part time courses over one year each. When both are completed a Certificate of Rudolf Steiner Education is awarded. (Statements of Attainment are awarded for individual modules on completion).

Course Timeline:

Beginning of each Semester (January and July): module outline and readings emailed/posted out.

Middle of each Semester (April and September/October): Residential – students gather over 4 nights and five days to complete artistic modules and receive lectures in philosophical modules.

This course is recognised by Steiner schools in Australia for those seeking employment as teachers in Steiner schools. For all Australian schools, teachers need the requisite government qualifications.

DE02 Foundations in Rudolf Steiner Education

160 indicative hours.

Course Coordinator:  Sacha Walters


Part Time over ONE year: 2 hours per week, 160 indicative hours.

TWO Compulsory Residential seminars, 5 days each (April / September).
Compulsory Residentials: held at Harmony Village, Mittagong, NSW.

Fees & Payment Options

Payment Schedule:

On enrolment the $120 (non-refundable) enrolment fee is required.

Then 3 payment options

Option 1: Annual Payment in full at enrolment. Total Course Fee  = $3000.00

Option 2: 4 x Bi-Monthly (every second month) Payments of $750, 1st of each month. Total Course Fee  = $3000.00

Option 3: 26 x Weekly Payments of $127; Total course fee = $3302.00 Fees include administration processing.

Residential Fees are a separate cost and always due before attending
2 x $600 (incl. GST & subject to change, payable 1 month prior to residential)

Please consult your tax advisor about tax deductibility.

Residential Dates 2018

Residential 1: April 16-20

Residential 2:  October 2-6

Course Overview

Philosophical Modules

Introduction to Anthroposophy: The relationship between Anthroposophy and Steiner Education; The 3-fold human being; The 4 lower senses; The Temperaments; The 4-fold human being.

Life Phases: Phases of development of child and adult, soul types and life crises as a pathway towards growth.

Introduction to Steiner Education: The Introduction to Steiner Education module will deepen the understanding of the human being encountered in the Introduction to Anthroposophy module and make connections between the curriculum and the methodology in Steiner schools with Rudolf Steiner’s indications of child development, particularly in the 7 – 14 year age group.

Visual and Performing Arts Modules

Painting and Drawing: Goethe and Steiner’s colour theories; Shaded drawing; Form polarities arising from elements and ethers; Working with darkness and light; Principles of line, dynamic and transition.

Music: Elements of music: melody, harmony, rhythm, beat; Writing, reading, singing, listening and playing recorder.

Eurythmy: Movement as a creative medium for individual expression and for the expression of universal laws.

Speech and Drama: Working with language as a creative and formative force

Experience of the visual and performing arts is an essential component of the course and occurs in the Residentials. No previous experience is necessary.”

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