Foundation Course

in

Anthroposophical Curative Education & Social Therapy 

From February 2018 till February 2021

 

A part time Residential Course

 

 

 

 

General overview:

Year 1 :Anthroposophical Image of Man and Health (two sessions of two weeks)

Year 2:  Development of Child and Adult (two sessions of two weeks)

Year 3 : Therapeutic approaches towards hindrances in Wellbeing.(two sessions of two weeks)

Year 4 : Personal project presentation (one session of two weeks)

 

The Course will apply for recognition from the International Council for Curative Education and Social Therapy in Dornach. (Our previous three courses did receive the recognition)

For four candidates we will also apply for a Diploma from the same Council. This will be done for those candidates who will be part of the residential community"Friends of Camphill India" during the three years of the course. They will receive the required amount of supervised practical hours which make them eligible for a proper diploma. These candidates will be exempt from fees. 

 

For all candidates the course comprises of seven residential sessions of each two weeks. A session in February and one in September/October

 (depending on the Festival Season) To bring the Course to completion one has to attend all sessions. In case of illness one session can be missed.

The expenditure for the Course will be Rs 15,000 per session. To be paid in cash/NEFT/ cheque. The Fees include the course and your board and lodging. Your accomodation will be very simple and sharing of rooms will be the norm. The community provides organic vegetarian food.

 

This part time , three year course, is meant for individuals working with children and adults in need of special care. The assignments which all candidates have to complete between the sessions are always connected to the children and or adults you work with.

 

The course aims to build a Foundation for an Anthroposophical approach to the field of Special Needs.

 

We will work deeply on the study of the human nature. We will build many observation tools and stimulate our creative skills by practicing many forms of art.  Eurythmy will be done on each day of the course.  A research in our personal biographies will also be part of each session.

All candidates will also interact with the residents of Friends of Camphill India and taste aspects of Social Therapy.


Requirements for participation:

1. You are working in the field of special needs, with children or adults . In a school/workshop /day centre/residential community/home 

2. You have a fair command over the English language.

3. You are interested in Anthroposophy.

4. You're willing to make a commitment for the entire course.

 

 

 

First session : 17th of February 2019 till 2nd of March 2019 "BREATHING"

Teachers: AnanthaAradhya

                  Anne Todman

                  Francis Aradhya

                  Rama Ranee

                  Sabine Brues

Programme :

07.30 : Aspects of "Breathing" with Rama 

08.30 : Breakfast

09.45 : Opening of the Day with verse and songs with Anne

10.00 : Presentation of Biographical aspect: The circumstances of your birth. (Teachers and students)

10.30 :Anthroposophical Image of Man : aspects of Threefoldness   with Sabine in week 1

                                                                         : aspects of Fourfoldness and the Four Temperaments with Sabine and Francis in week 2

11.00 : Coffee break

11.30  : Observing  the four elements as manifested in the nature (including artwork) with Anantha ,Francis and Sabine

12.30 : Health and Nourishment with Anantha

13.00 : Lunch

15.00 :Eurythmy Group 1  with Anne

             Study of the Nature of Man Group 2  with Sabine

16.00 : Tea

16.30 : Singing and rhythmical exercises with Anne

17.00 :Eurythmy Group 2 with Anne

             Study of the Nature of Man Group 1 with Sabine

18.00 : Fifteen minutes break

18.15  : Closing of the Day with Francis

Several evenings we will have cultural activities...

Second session: 15th to 29th of Septenber 2019- 'Warming'

Teachers: Anantha Aradhya

Anne Todman

Francis Aradhya

Lelia Jenaro

Sabine Brues

Programme

Sunday the 15th of September 2019

10.00 Festive opening seminar group and community

11.00 Coffee break in garden

11.30 Opening round seminar group (Individual updates)

13.00 Lunch

16.00 Tea break in the garden

16.30 A talk for seminar group and community: "Warming" by Francis

17.15 Singing for all

17.45 Introduction of session 2

19.00 Supper

 

Monday the 16th till Saturday the 21st

7.30 Eurythmy (group 1) with Anne in Panchanga

Speech and drama(group 2) with Lelia in Jagruti

8.30 Breakfast

9.45 Verse and song

10.00 The twelve senses with Sabine

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Painting with Anne and Francis

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Eurythmy (group 2) with Anne

Speech and drama(group 1) with Lelia

16.00 Tea break

16.30 Study 'Education of the child' with Sabine

17.45 Singing with Anne

18.15 Sharing of biographies

18.45 Closing of the day

19.30 Supper

 

Monday the 22nd till Friday the 27th

7.30 Eurythmy (group 2) with Anne in Panchanga

Speech and drama(group 1) with Lelia in Jagruti

8.30 Breakfast

9.45 Verse and song

10.00 The twelve senses with Sabine

11.30 Coffee break

12.00 Painting with Anne and Francis

13.00 Lunch

15.00 Eurythmy (group 1) with Anne

Speech and drama(group 2) with Lelia

16.00 Tea break

16.30 Study 'Education of the child' with Sabine

17.45 Singing with Anne

18.15 Sharing of biographies

18.45 Closing of the day

19.30 Supper

Saturday the 28th

8.30 Breakfast

9.45 Verse and song

10.00 Evaluation part 1

10.30 Coffee break

11.00 Evaluation part 2

12.45 Introduction of session 3

 

Evening activities for community and seminar group:

Starting at 20.00

Thursday the 19th : Folkdance with Anne

Saturday the 21th: Antaranga Evening

Sunday the 22nd: The volunteers are off. Seminar takes care of the community

Wednesday the 25th: Folkdance with Anne

Friday the 27th: Cultural Evening