STEINER SKITTLES SEXISM A remarkable educational innovation occurred in a new school in Stuttgart, Germany in 1919 – and went almost unnoticed, remaining so to a large extent even today – especially in Australia. This was the removal of any and all sexual biases in the schooling of children and adolescents, from 7 to 18 […]
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A Steiner High School: Why Become a Steiner High School Teacher?
WHY BECOME A STEINER HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER? The teachers garnered from the 1920s Steiner community to launch the first school, that most important educational initiative in history, were not teachers at all. They had done their ‘teacher training’ in the university of life, even the high school teachers! In fact when one particular pedagogue was […]
A Steiner High School: Teacher Education
TEACHER EDUCATION The Michaelian Faculty I was privileged to be one of the first teachers to receive a formal training in Steiner Education in Australia. In 1966, under the guidance of Rainer Fieck, I took part in a lesson observation/assisting program at Dalcross in this Class 2 – even helping produce the end-of-year play! This […]