Sunday, June 17, 2007

The Irish Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Association has successfully run its Early Childhood Education Programme since 1996, providing training for prospective kindergarten teachers in Ireland. This training is now entering its fourth cycle. Now, in response to demand from new schools that need trained teachers, participants of the Early Childhood Education Programme, and others interested in class teaching, a three-year part-time class teacher training is offered in Co. Clare.

now enrolling;
Part Time Courses: Foundations in Anthroposophy; Kindergarten Teacher Training
Primary Class Teacher Training; Resource Teacher Training

Foundation Year starts September 2007
The Foundation Year is designed as the first year of a three-year kindergarten and class teacher training, but it also can be taken as an introductory course in anthroposophical studies.

The course consists of:
• Guided study. Where possible study groups are established in different localities.
• Weekend sessions. Eight weekend sessions (Friday evening and all day Saturday).
• Residential sessions. Three longer sessions in October, at Easter, and in July (Tuesday – Saturday).

Course fee: €1500
for more information, please email