Welcome to Noosa Pengari Steiner School
Our vision is to nurture the development of free-thinking individuals who are able to live their lives with purpose and direction.
Our teachers strive for this high ideal inspired by the work of Rudolf Steiner who encourages supporting students in developing a life-long love of learning, a reverence for life and the courage to live fully.Learn more
Tue 11 Feb 2020 9.15am Location: Playgroup Room
Imagine…. a place where, as a parent, you can go with your little ones, to be supported and heard.
Imagine…. a place where little seeds of wisdom are nurtured and where your experience, concerns and thoughts as a parent can be shared and valued.
Imagine…. a place where you can recharge, feel inspired, find companionship and a sense of community.
And…. enjoy a delicious morning tea.
Little Seeds is a place to explore parenting and the life of the child based on the work of Rudolf Steiner - supportive group for parents of young babes. (Babies aged 0 – 1 year)
When: Tuesdays during term time
Starting Tuesday 11 February
Time: 9.15am - 11.15am
Cost: $15 (includes morning tea)
Where: Playgroup Room
Bookings are essential.
Please contact Gretta Harris 0425 752 586
Everything is Not Awesome: Technology & the Developing Brain
Tue 11 Feb 2020 3.30pm - 4.30pm Location: Noosa Pengari Steiner School Hall
Afternoon tea & child minding will be provided.
Dr Michael Nagel is an Associate Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast where he teaches and researches in the areas of cognition, human development, behaviour and learning. He is the author of thirteen books on child development and learning used by teachers and parents in over twenty countries and has delivered over 300 workshops and seminars for parents and teachers nationally and internationally. Nominated as Australian Lecturer of the Year each year since 2010, Dr Nagel has been an invited guest on ‘TV New Zealand Breakfast’, ‘Canada AM’, ‘Sunrise’, ‘A Current Affair’ and ‘The Project’. Dr Nagel is also the Queensland Director of the Australian Council on Children and the Media, is a member of the prestigious International Neuropsychological Society, and is a feature writer for ‘Jigsaw’ and the ‘Child’ series of magazines which collectively offers parenting advice to more than one million Australian readers.
Everything is NOT Awesome: Technology and the Developing Brain
What are the most important things you can do to foster healthy development in young minds? What might technology and smartphones be doing to a developing brain? How advantageous is technology in terms of educational outcomes? Scientists and researchers know! In this presentation, Dr Michael Nagel, one of Australia’s leading experts in the developing paediatric brain, shares what the latest science has to say about the impact of technology on young people with a particular focus on how Smartphones may be at the forefront of a growing number of developmental problems and mental health issues. The overall aim of the presentation is to provide some of the latest insights into current issues and challenges around young people and technology along with some strategies for combating potential problems associated with those issues.
Pengari Parents & Friends Welcome to The HIVE 2020
Fri 14 Feb 2020 9am - 10.30am Location: Outside Eurtyhmy Room
All Parents & Friends of Noosa Pengari, new and old, are invited to come connect with our school parent community and see what's happening in The HIVE this year.
Learn more about how The HIVE aims to nourish us, bring us together in community and allow everyone to "BEE" included, valued and engaged.
PLACE: On the patio area or shady grassy area outside the Eurythmy Room, near the main hall.
See you there!
The HIVE is......
Holistic, Inclusive, Valuable, Engaged
A collective where all Busy Bees (Parents & Friends) are included, nourished, valuable, and engaged in the school and community... and can nurture and expand on our philosophies, values and visions together.
The HIVE also.....
Organises, sponsors & supports many school events including (but not limited to) market days, social occasions, parent education, and seasonal festivals. We always welcome your feedback and input about what you'd like to give and receive at our school.