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Birth to Three Educator Training
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Summer sessions are held at the Sunrise Waldorf School, Duncan, Vancouver Island; November and February sessions are held at the Vancouver Waldorf School, North Vancouver, BC, Canada

Waldorf Birth to Three Educator Training

14 Months Part-Time
Entry Every Two Years
Next Intake Summer 2021
Application Deadline May 15, 2021

This is a 14 month, birth to three focused option of the part-time Early Childhood Program. It runs for eight weeks over 14 months, comprised of three weeks in two summers (July) and a week in November and February of the first year. If there are covid restrictions, our courses will start online.

Throughout this time, studies in Anthroposophy and Waldorf early childhood principles are interwoven with artistic and practical subjects. This provides the opportunity to polish your star as well as earn a Birth to Three Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Certificate.

 

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Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training

Two Years Part-Time
Entry Every Two Years
Next Intake Summer 2021
Application Deadline May 15, 2021

This is a part-time program of 5 weeks per year over 2 years comprised of 3 weeks in July and a week in November and February each successive year. If there are covid restrictions, our courses will start online.

Throughout the two years, studies in Anthroposophy and Waldorf early childhood principles are interwoven with artistic and practical subjects. This provides the opportunity to polish your star as well as earn a Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Certificate, recognised by AWSNA, WECAN and IASWECE.

 

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Waldorf Grades Teacher Training

Three Years Part-Time
Entry Every Year
Next Intake Summer 2021
Application Deadline May 15, 2021

This is a part-time program of 5 weeks per year over 3 years, comprised of 3 weeks in July and a week in November and February each successive year. If there are covid restrictions, our courses will start online.

Throughout the program, studies in Anthroposophy and Waldorf Education are interwoven with artistic and practical subjects. Emphasis will be on understanding all aspects of child development, the unfolding of the Grades 1 through 8 curriculums, and practical experiences in the classroom.

 

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Summer Courses

The West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy, located in British Columbia, Canada, offers differing Courses each summer for Waldorf teachers and others. Subscribe to our email list for information about summer 2021 Courses.

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West Coast Institute’s Purpose

  • To serve as a Waldorf teacher training institute that provides programs and courses for individuals who wish to learn more about anthroposophy as described by the founder, Rudolf Steiner.
  • To serve the world out of an anthroposophical understanding, specifically with Waldorf Teacher Training and other adult educational activities.
  • To offer personal as well as community development in social, artistic, and academic realms including research and publication.
  • To offer consulting and/or advisory services to other anthroposophical and related institutions within the intentions of the Society.

Early Childhood Program Director

Ruth Ker
ece@westcoastinstitute.org
250-748-7791

Grades Program Director

Lisa Masterson
grades@westcoastinstitute.org
949-220-3193

Administration

Barbarah Nicoll
admin@westcoastinstitute.org
604-740-0539

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West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy

Email: info(at)westcoastinstitute.org
Tel: 604-740-0539