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Navigating the Cyber World



Navigating the Cyber World

Cyber Safety Evening Tuesday, 7 May      7-8.30pm, School Hall Class 7-10 are exploring issues in the cyber realm, and how to navigate this world safely and with critical thinking. We are having a presentation from Tony Brewin, the Youth Resource Officer from the Fitzroy Police, to feed into the conversation, looking at issues of […]

Sophia Mundi hosts the Yarra/Darebin Wellbeing Network Meeting



Sophia Mundi hosts the Yarra/Darebin Wellbeing Network Meeting

In late March, Sophia Mundi hosted the inaugural Yarra/Darebin Wellbeing Network Meeting initiated to focus youth engagement and capacity building for professionals working with youth who live, work, or play in our municipalities. This networking is facilitated by School Focused Youth Service, Berry Street, and myself (representing Sophia Mundi Steiner School). Representatives at this symposium included: Wellbeing […]

Christmas Gifts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne



Christmas Gifts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Sophia Mundi Aftercare has been busy making crafts for the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne! During the last four weeks of Term 4, all the students – and adult volunteers in Aftercare hand made felt Christmas stockings to donate to the Children’s Hospital. Each stocking is 33cm long, and will be sold on the hospital craft […]

The Beginnings of Sophia Mundi: Doing the Good – Steiner Education



The Beginnings of Sophia Mundi: Doing the Good – Steiner Education

Seeds: Infant Welfare Sisters, Margaret Piper and Joan Salter’s work moved parents to long for a wholesome education for their children. Friends, Judy Abbot and Judy Weatherhead listened when Joseph Chiltern-Pearce suggested that only Steiner education could meet their children’s needs. Others had met Rudolf Steiner’s ideas in relation to their own spiritual searching, or […]

For creativity, capability and resilience, Steiner schools work



Author Tao Bak Educational Developer at Victoria University The arty Steiner schools are expanding all over the world, but are they as effective as regular schools? Flickr/storebukkebrose, CC BY-SA Steiner education is a popular choice of alternative schooling in Australia, with more than 40 schools country-wide. Along with other alternatives to mainstream schooling, Australia seems […]