Waldorf Subject Teacher Training Course 2018/2019

We are delighted to be offering a brand new subject teacher training course this coming September 2018. Details can be found below.

The purpose of the course

  • Developing professional teaching skills and understanding of practical subjects through Lower School classes, based on Steiner philosophy/pedagogy.
  • Learn child development and how to deliver the subject’s age appropriately.
  • Explore how to help children to grow to be whole human beings.
  • Explore the holistic use of the practical subjects.

 

Who is the course for?

  • People wanting to be a practical subject teacher, (also useful for a qualified/trainee class teacher).
  • Those already teaching at a Waldorf School who would like specialist Waldorf pedagogical training.
  • Those teaching in a mainstream setting.

 

Duration of the Course

The course runs over 10 months on a Friday and a Saturday (the dates can be seen below).

The course times are:

  • Fridays 10:30 – 20:00
  • Saturdays 08:30 - 19:00

All participants will attend lectures together and separate into each chosen subject for practical sessions.

 

Course content

On Fridays you will be observing lessons, there will be a chance for Q&As and Tutorials and Curriculum studies.

On Saturdays you will be experiencing individual subject lessons, participants can choose which subject lessons to join.

 

Overview

1.Study

  • Foundations of Waldorf Education
  • Child Development
  • Study of Man – Focussed on the “Will”
  • Temperaments
  • Senses
  • Curriculum
  • SEN, Therapeutic application of the subjects
  • Child observation skills
  1. Practical Skills (tailored for subject lessons)
  • Introduction to Age Appropriate Projects and Skills
  • Individual Skill Development
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning and Report Writing
  1. Artistic Activities
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Eurythmy and Bothmer Gym
  • Music (Singing)

 

Our Expectations from you;

  • Documentation of learning, including reflections on each session.
  • Attend all sessions to gain the certificate.
  • Homework – Completion of practical work plus additional theoretic research.
  • Applicants should be able to allow at least 3 - 4 hours a week for home study.
  • Research on one subject chosen and to present to other students in the Summer Term.

 

Entry Requirement

Prior to beginning the course you will need to send a deposit which is non refundable of £100 (part of the deposit will go towards gaining your DBS). You will need to come to the school in July in person to present your Passport, Driving Licence and a Utility Bill (which displays your current address and dated within the last 3 months).

If this is not possible please let us know ASAP.

 

What else do I need to know?

You will need to bring sturdy, waterproof outdoor clothes and shoes ready for your gardening lessons.

Once you have filled in the Application Form and been accepted a list of other useful information will be sent to you.

 

Dates

 

Assessment:

Assessment will be done through observations of discussions, presentations, learning records as well as attendance.

The course fee is £1,500. We can offer a 10% discount for applications that reach us before apply before 30th May 2018.

Please contact us for further information at yumi.lindsay@michaelhall.co.uk

 

Downloads

Registration Form

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