Professional Development Courses 2017

Please see below for a selection of professional development opportunities.
Updated: 21.9.17

see SWASEND workshop details here

Three Seed Garden Handwork Course for adults. starting September 2017
see flyer here
see poster here

September 2017

National Early Years Conference *
Location: Kings Langley
Date: September 30th
see poster here
see booking form here

October 2017

Foreign Language Teachers Conference
Location: Rudolf Steiner House
Date: 2 October 2017
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
see application form here
see agenda here
see further details here

ACTS Conference *
Acknowledging Creative Thinking Skills: Education for the Future
Location: Michael Hall School, Forest Row
Date: 23-25 October 2017
see programme here
see booking form here

October 2017

School Readiness within the National Context
Location: Wynstones School.
Date: 10 November – open talk ‘Is your Child Ready to learn?’
Time 7.00  – 8.30
Date: 11 – 12 November 2017
Time: 9am – 4pm
see flyer here
see programme here here

November 2017


Is there Progress? If Not Why Not? Ann Swain
Location: Michael Hall School
Date: 18 November 2017
Time: 9.00 – 17.30
info@swasend.com

January 2018

From Fleece to Felt – Pyrities
Location: Wynstones
Date: 26-28 January 2018
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org

February 2018

From Skin to Leather
Location: Wynstones
Date: 24-25th February 2018
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org

March 2018

The Autistic Learner – how to develop ‘curious empathy’ – Victoria Biggs
Location: Michael Hall School
Date: 17 March 2018
Time 14.00 – 17.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

Willow Basketry
Location: Wynstones
Date: 24-25 March 2018
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org

April 2018

What’s IQ got to do with it? Xavier Eloquin
Location: Michael Hall
Date: 12 April 2018
Time: 9.00-12.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

Green Wood Work
Location: Wynstones
Date: 28-29 April 2018

May 2018

Attachment and Stress – Effects on Learning. Xavier Eloquin
Location: Michael Hall School
Date: 19 May 2018
Time: 9.00 – 12.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

Clay to Pots
Date: 25 – 27 May 2018
Location: Wynstones
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org

June 2018

Blacksmithing
Location: Wynstones
Date: 23-24 June 2018
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org

July 2018

Leaded Stained Glass
Location: Wynstones
Date: 7-8 July 2018
Contact: bernard@pyrites.org
www.pyrites.org 

What the Eye Can Tell Making Sense of our Visual Landscape. Paul Adler
Location: Michael Hall
Date: 24 July 2018
Time: 9.00-17.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

September 2018

Why Can’t they Crawl? The INPP Classroom Reflex Integration programme – Ann Swain
Location: Michael Hall
Date: 15 September 2018
Time: 9.00-17.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

November 2018


The Perfect SENCO. Natalie Packer
Location: Michael Hall
Date: 17 November 2018
Time: 9.00-17.30
Contact: info@swasend.com

Courses shown thus * arranged with the involvement of SWAS advisers, or with SWSF administrative support or funding. For more details email: mailto:admin@steinerwaldorf.org