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Admissions for Child Development Part 1 2023 now open! 


The Abiding Heart Education™️ approach is centred on transformative experiential contemplative learning for kindergarten through to class 8. The Abiding Heart's Teacher Training Centre offers full-time and part-time kindergarten and primary teacher training, contemplative foundation studies, and short courses. 

"We are the authors of our own destiny and being the authors,

we are ultimately, perhaps frighteningly, free."



"Freedom is the sense of being capable

of actions motivated solely by love." 

Rudolf Steiner

The Abiding Heart Education™️ approach to education rests on the contemplative traditions that rooted in ancient wisdom worldview, rather than on prevailing education systems, and the emphasis is on developing wisdom and compassion that is to be lived in the classroom and in one’s personal life. The transformative approach to learning nurtures the children’s changing consciousness and fosters autonomy and ownership in teachers. All aspects of learning and knowing are inter-linked and, by bringing about a shift in how children and teachers learn and experience the world, Abiding Heart Education advocates for self-transformation.


Abiding Heart's international teacher training was founded in 2017 and brings together a team of acclaimed academics and experts in education, contemplative science, Buddhism, developmental science, neuroscience, and the arts. By fusing contemplative traditions worldview, meditation and application with Steiner / Waldorf methodology and developmental science, we have created a unique children’s transformative pedagogy that gives equal weight to the intellectual, affective and action domains.

A team of experts and teaching practitioners conduct research that informs the teacher training curriculum and methodology as well as the children’s curricular content and learning approach. A main outcome of this work is a transformative experiential contemplative teacher training centre, which caters for international and local communities. We offer both in-person and online courses in the Abiding Heart Education™️ approach. Our courses are offered as a hybrid of online and in-person classes.

Get to know the Abiding Heart Education team by clicking on the links below:

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Upcoming Courses

Teacher Training courses

18 Feb 24

18 Feb 24

18 Feb 24

Short courses

31 Jul 23

Contemplative Parenting Corner

Becoming: Nurturing Families

We offer curated workshops for parents at each stage of their path of parenthood. To learn more, please click on the link above.

Dates TBC

Cherishing: Life Radiating from the Inside

​Prenatal (conception to birth)

Under the Rose Apple Tree: Awareness Middle Childhood (age 6 to 10)

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