Letter from Iman Erskine


“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Eighteen years has flown by so quickly and with gratitude and...
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Letter from learner


I have been a Waldorf Student for 15 years. It feels like not so long ago that I was playing with wooden blocks, drawing with wax crayons and creating the most interesting birthday cards I could for...
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Importance of play


When I was training to become a Kindergarten teacher at the Centre for Creative Education, I did a workshop on play, presented by O.Fred Donaldson, Ph.D. As an educational consultant, he showed play...
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Letter from Class three teacher


As a parent I appreciate and understand how much energy and time parenting young children requires. We love our children and want to give them the very best, often things that we feel we were not...
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Letter from Miss Vienie


Several years ago, my journey started at Gaia Waldorf School. I was fortunate enough to start with a brand new class coming into their first year as Class 1’s and I too was a spring chicken with no...
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Letter from school projects officer


As I am sure you are all aware, Heather Gibbs has left Gaia and taken up a position at a Waldorf School in Australia, which left her position open. Allow me now to introduce myself, my name is Brian...
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CHEERIO AS I WAVE GOODBYE TO YOU – A farewell from teacher Rowena


For seven years I was greeted by Table Mountain, the flamingos, the smiling faces of the Oude Molen guards and often by Bonnie Bella the cat or the chickens at Gaia. Gaia, a place, where children...
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Letter from Class 7 Teacher


Eighteen years ago when my daughter’s father insisted that I put our daughter in a Waldorf school, I was not interested at all. Being a teacher myself, I felt that nobody could teach her but me. I...
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Our second Parent Enrichment Day


Every year just before Easter Waldorf teachers from around the country gather together for the National Waldorf Teacher’s Conference. These conferences are always nourishing and enlightening...
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Letter from School Projects Officer


My husband and I were fortunate enough to spend a fortnight travelling and exploring the Melbourne area and Tasmania in Australia. With my connection to Waldorf Education I naturally visited a few...
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