Monthly Archives: October 2014


Handwork


‚ÄúPeople who are unable to use their hands skillfully for all kinds of work, will not become good thinkers and will behave awkwardly in life. It is not the head alone, but the whole human being that is a logician. Activities demanding manual and bodily skill, such as knitting, leads to the enhancement of the […]

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The Importance of Temperament and Character in Education


Let’s face facts. On the whole, today, education focuses on the collection of knowledge and those who do well at school are said to be clever and receive awards and can continue on to university and are more readily employed in society. Not a bad system. But it only recognises one aspect of the human […]

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Read-a-thon


On Friday 19 September we celebrated the second Read-a-thon at Gaia and it indeed was a true celebration of reading! The children found great joy in stepping into the shoes of their book characters, buying books, reading to each other, listening to authors and watching a wonderful play. Much gratitude goes out to the South […]

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