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

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

  • The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship - The SWSF is a membership organisation for all the Steiner schools and independent Steiner Early Years settings in the UK and Ireland. 
     The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools in New Zealand is a registered incorporated society which represents member schools, early childhood and adult education centres who work out of the pedagogical indications developed by Austrian Philosopher and Scientist, Rudolf
     Steiner (1861-1925).

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

     "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 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
  • Transition from Steiner High schools to University

    Radio Adelaide interviewed two high schools students, Ned Marlow-Wier and Fraser Bentley from Mount Barker Waldorf school and Willunga Waldorf School in South Australia about their initial experiences moving from high school to university life. Listen to the radio interview at

  • 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 to early an intellectual start in life. 

Recommended Reading:

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