A vision for a Steiner school in Australia emerged first in the 1930s from a group in Castlecrag founded by the designer of Canberra, architect Walter Burley Griffin and his wife Marion. The group included Eric and May Nicholls, Lute Drummond, Alice Crowther, all of whose names now grace major school buildings.
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Operates a youth centre, homework help program, youth connections program and a High School [POEM] as well as accredited vocational training courses.
Youth Off The Streets is a non-denominational community organisation working for young people aged 12-21 who are facing challenges of homelessness, drug and alcohol dependency, exclusion from school, neglect and abuse.
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs.
Provides an alternate educational program for 56 challenging students from Years 7 -12, with a focus on building positive relationships with the community, through hands-on activities, TVET courses etc.
Provides an education for students aged 8 to 18 years, with the majority of students being secondary aged, who have anxiety, special learning needs, mental health problems, and in some cases, autism.
Edgeware is a School for Specific Purposes, for students in Years 7 to 10 who have been diagnosed with Conduct Disorder. The school is an alternative Department of Education facility that has been created to meet the needs of a group of students who have been unsuccessful in mainstream schools.
At Giant Steps we spread a culture of caring and professional excellence through our school and the broader community. Our transdisciplinary approach integrates both teaching and therapy (music, occupational and speech) throughout all programs which are designed to be motivating engaging and individualised.
Wairoa School provides educational programs for students with moderate to high support needs. Our programs support students with a moderate to severe intellectual disability, who may also have additional support needs related to autism, physical disabilities and/or sensory disabilities.