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The Rudolf Steiner Centre Toronto has a part-time program that’s tailor-made for teachers like you. It’s called Professional Development for Waldorf Teachers Part Time Grades.

It consists of participating in the RSCT Summer Festival for three weeks each summer for three years, plus mentoring sessions and classroom observation over two years. Here’s the schedule:

Year 1

  • Summer: 3 weeks beginning on Sunday in July
  • Autumn and Spring: 11 Individual Mentoring Sessions
  • Assignments

Year 2

  • Summer: 3 weeks beginning on Sunday in July
  • Autumn and Spring: 11 Individual Mentoring Sessions 
  • 2 onsite classroom observations 
  • Assignments
  • Research Project

Year 3

  • Summer: 3 weeks beginning on Sunday in July
  • Presentation of research project
  • Graduation

Professional Development for Waldorf Teachers Part Time Grades:
Deadline for applications is June 30th. Course starts July 5th, 2021

I’m Not a Teacher; Can I Still Attend the Summer Festival?

YES, participation in the Summer Festival is open to anyone interested. You can take one week, or even just one week mornings or afternoons, or the full three weeks.  See registration link on the Summer Festival page on the website.

Summer Festival of Arts and Education ON-LINE

Learn from home in this time of restricted travel and gatherings. Save on travel and accommodation. Save money too. This year’s fees are 15% less than in-person course tuition was in 2019. Although primarily designed with Waldorf educators in mind, these courses are open to anyone interested. 

Week 1 Grade Intensives – July 5-9

Class Teachers, prepare for the coming school year with full-day grade intensives (grades 1-8) led by experienced Waldorf educators. Schedule:

  • 2 hrs in the morning (10 am – 12 pm EST)
  • 2 hrs in the afternoon (1-3 pm EST)

Download the Summer Festival brochure for the most complete information on each grade intensive, and full info about course leaders.

Week 2 – July 12-16

Programs offered on week 2 mornings include Healthy Classroom Management with Les Black, The Group of Seven and the Spiritual in Art, led by Julian Mulock, and in the afternoons, Salutogenesis: Sources of Health for Teachers and Students, with medical doctor Fiona Hughes.

Week 3 – July 19-23

Week three morning programs include Waldorf Essentials with Merwin Lewis, Deepening the Foundations with Professor Frederick Amrine, and Veil Painting with Jef Saunders. Afternoons courses include Leading Learning Communities with Arlene Thorn and Connie White, Exploring Temperaments through Chekhov Drama with Kati Gabor, and Child Study and the Art of Observation with Yasmeen Mamdani.Download the Summer Festival brochure for full info on courses and teachers.

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