A School as a Living Entity

Rea Taylor Gill; Foreword by Torin Finser

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Explains how a school can be a dynamic, effective and vibrant entity, guided by the people who serve in it.

Format:
paperback
Size:
254 x 176 mm
Publisher:
Waldorf Publications
Subject:
Steiner-Waldorf Education; Waldorf Publications
Illustrations:
illustrations
Extent:
212 pages
ISBN:
9781936367184
Publication date:
01 Jan 2011

Description

A school becomes a truly living entity when its systems and structure are based on Steiner's threefold principles.

This thorough and clearly written book explains how a school can be a dynamic, effective and vibrant entity, and how the people who serve in a school can guide its healthy development.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Emerging Hypothesis
Organizations - Dead or Alive
Human Systems and the Correlation with Organizational Systems
Differentiation of the Human Being
The Human Nerve-Sense System and the Pedagogical Sphere of Activity in a Waldorf School
The Human Rhythmic System and the Governance (Legal-Financial) Sphere of Activity in a Waldorf School
The Human Metabolic System and the Community & Resource Development Sphere of Activity in a Waldorf School
Translating the Threefold Form and Function to a Waldorf School
Phases of Organizational Development
Action Research: Implementation of a Threefold Structure
Review of Hypothesis, Research, Development Methods and Methodology
Implementation of a Threefold Governance Structure at the Vancouver Waldorf School
Conclusions and Next Steps

Author

Rea Taylor Gill is the Executive Director of High Mowing School, a Waldorf school in New Hampshire.

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