Heart Spaces Early Childhood Development and Education

A course based on Rudolf Steiner’s insights in human development
Abbotsford 2019

An imaginative view of the course, inspired by the wisdom of childhood and the enthusiasm to creatively nourish each unique child.

— For the head —
Looking through the windows of light of Steiner’s insights into human development and its relevance to 21st Century and key educational theories.
Inquiry, exploration, reflection.
Finding clarity


— For the heart —
Connecting and learning to express our unique selves, developing emotional intelligence, self-development, welcoming diversity as soul nourishment.
Allowing the artist to emerge in word, colour, form, sound and movement, social life.
Developing empathy


— Walking the path —
Working with the wisdom of my life, understanding my environment, making and creating, bringing life and enthusiasm to obstacles.
Leading towards the future
Working with love


The sole reason this course is exceptional – and it is exceptional – is due to the quality of Carol’s teaching and the quality of Carol as a person
— A.L. (2018 Early Childhood Course participant)
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The nuts and bolts of the course

  • Open and accessible to anyone, parent or educator who wishes to take this journey.

  • Each term comprises 8 Saturdays of 3 hours each.

  • Attendance at least 80% of the course.

  • All assignments to be completed for certificate of attendance.

  • This course is also offered in conjunction with a Certificate 3 or Diploma in Early Childhood (please contact Carol for further information).

  • Located at the Abbotsford Convent.

  • Facilitated by Carol Liknaitzky with guest educators.

2019 Dates

Workshop times: Saturday afternoons from 2.30pm to 5.30pm (8 sessions per term)

1st Term

2nd Term

3rd Term

4th Term

2 Feb - 23 March

27 April – 15 June

20 July – 7 Sept

12 October – 30 Nov

Cost: $1600 per annum ($400 per term)

Course located at the Abbotsford Convent

To enrol in the Heart Spaces Early Childhood Course at Abbotsford, please use the form below.