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The West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy, located in British Columbia, Canada, offers a 2-year, part time Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training with a 14 month, part time Birth to Three option, and differing courses and workshops each summer for Waldorf teachers and others.

Summer Courses & Workshops

Summer courses and workshops are held at the Sunrise Waldorf School on Vancouver Island, in beautiful scenic British Columbia, Canada.

Enriching the Soul
of the Caregiver and the Child

June 30 to July 5, 2024

at Sunrise Waldorf School in Duncan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Opening Sunday at 3:00 pm
Daily schedule 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

with Anna Rainville, Dorota Ignaszewska and Ko Hawkes

Click here for more information and to register.

Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training Auditing Options

We are opening some of our Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training courses to auditors. Auditing is open to all current Waldorf class teachers and those enrolled in a Waldorf Early Childhood Educator training.

Please click here for more information and to register.

Waldorf Birth to Three Educator Training

New cohort begins summer, 2025

July session at Sunrise Waldorf School, Duncan, Vancouver Island; fall & spring at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver, BC

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.

 

Training Details
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Upcoming Session Dates

  • The February, 2024 session dates are February 17th to 24th, 2024.
    This session is held at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver.
  • The summer, 2024 session dates are yet to be decided.
    This session is held at Sunrise Waldorf School on Vancouver Island.
  • The November, 2024 session dates are yet to be decided.
    This session is held at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver.

Waldorf Early Childhood Educator Training

New cohort begins summer 2025

July session at Sunrise Waldorf School, Duncan, Vancouver Island; fall & spring at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver, BC

2 year part time program – 5 weeks each year. 3 weeks in July, 1 week in November and February with additional mentoring, observation and practicums.

Program Details
PDF Poster
Apply Now for 2025

Upcoming Session Dates

  • The February, 2024 session dates are February 17th to 24th, 2024.
    This session is held at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver.
  • The summer, 2024 session dates are yet to be decided.
    This session is held at Sunrise Waldorf School on Vancouver Island.
  • The November, 2024 session dates are yet to be decided.
    This session is held at the Vancouver Waldorf School in North Vancouver.
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Waldorf Early Childhood Program Directors

Ruth Ker ece@westcoastinstitute.org | 250-748-7791
Debbie Laurin: debbielaurin@westcoastinstitute.org

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West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy

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