QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Self designed Teacher Training Programs for nature based experiential education
  • Mentoring and coaching Waldorf teachers, Daycare teachers and Parents

For a more detailed CV for Sandra Frain please Click Here and here

 CURRENT QUALIFICATIONS
  • Qualification is Early Childhood Teacher (ASEQUA)
  • Masters in Science (Education) 2000 from Columbia University in New York
  • Bachelor of Child Study Degree (1980 Mount Saint Vincent University)
  • Certificate in Biodynamic Gardening/Farming Pffeifer Garden Sunbridge College New York(2000)
  • Certificate in Dramatherapy (Sydney Dramatherapy Centre 2005,2013,2014)
  • Certificate in Storytelling and Creative Discipline (2007,2008)
  • Certificate in Working with At Risk Children (2006,2008,2010,2012,2013)
CURRENTLY STUDYING:
  • Experiential storytelling
  • Nature & healing arts, including play for human development
  • Chinese (language & culture)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
  • Anthroposophical Society
  • Association of Rudolf Steiner Early Childhood Teachers
  • Family Day Care Australia
  • Northern Rivers Bio-Dynamic Farming/Gardening
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Currently:
  • Teaching aspiring young farmers how to create a nature based winter camp program for children of all ages at Phoenix Biodynamic farm  outside Bejing (Golden Pheonix Mountain). For more information visit their website.
  • Teaching workshops for the wider community in Australia and China
  • Trustee of Periwinkle Preschool in Byron Bay

Previous:

  • Lecturing & workshops- China Youth Education Base (2015)
  • Evaluating and Mentoring and Teaching Teachers in Fiji and China (2015)
  • “You Too Can Be a Storyteller” Workshop- Fuzhou China (2015)
  • Creation and presentation of “Four Seasons” Curriculum- Phoenix Hills BD Farm, Beijing China (2015)
  • Co-Creator and teacher- Experiential Nature-Farm Education Centre, Mullumbimby Australia (2015)
  • Coach and mentor- Nature Based Drama Camp, Beijing & Inner Mongolia China (2015)
  • Co-Developer and presenter- Rain Forest Kindergarten, Mullumbimby Australia (2015)
  • Family Daycare – A “Sustainable Educational Facility” (2006-2014)
  • Facilitator- Biographical component of Anthroposophical ‘Grail Quest’, NSW Australia (2008-2013)
  • Contributor- Star Weaving Anthroposophical Journal, Australia (2009)
  • Author- ‘Shimmerwing’ & ‘Never Get Enough’ Published in S. Perrow’s Healing Stories of Challenging Behaviour (2008)
  • Employee Assessment at Periwinkle Rudolf Steiner Preschool (2008)
  • Preschool Teacher at Shearwater Mullumbimby Steiner School (2005 – 2006)
  •  “Working Together” Cooking and Gardening Weekly Program at Moss Vale Drug & Rehabilitation Centre (2002 – 2004)
  • “Nourishing Traditions” Evening Community Cooking Class (2004)
  • Teaching at Bowral Rudolf Steiner Primary School (2002 – 2004)
  • Farm Education Program at Duryea Farm, New York (2000 – 2001)

For more information on prior experience and workshops offered, view my extended CV here or contact me at sandrafrain58@gmail.com

Special interests include: Family Life, Nature and Arts appreciation, Experiential Nature Based Play Oriented Education, Ecological Farming, Saving the Earth endeavours,

 

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