Mount Barker Waldorf School is a member of the following school associations:

Steiner Education Australia -

The national associations of Waldorf/Steiner Schools in other countries also have information on Waldorf education:

The following links may be helpful in providing additional sources of information about Waldorf education:

  • Alliance for Childhood - - "promotes policies and practices that support children's healthy development, love of learning and joy in living."  Articles include information on computers in childhood and the importance of healthy play.
  • Friends of Waldorf Education - Friends of Waldorf Education support Waldorf schools and kindergartens, anthroposophy-based institutions for handicapped people and other initiatives for education and social work.

Other resources in SA:

  • Anthroposophical Bookshop, 96 Halifax St, Adel. PH: (08) 8223 1841 - For Books on Waldorf Education, child development, children’s books and toys etc.
  • Conscious Creative Courageous - Living With Children - Susan Laing's Resources for understanding children

Waldorf Teacher Training Courses :

Articles of Interest

Please see attached article - it is an excellent read, with great links to research to back up the importance of protecting childhood from early intellectual start in life.

Recommended Reading:

A passionate schooling: Key Ideas Behind Steiner Waldorf Education by Alduino Mazzone and Susan Laing.