Courses and Workshops2019-02-28T20:42:08+00:00

Signature Courses

Taruna has a strong reputation as a quality adult education provider.  The College has developed four principle areas of adult learning expertise, each with its own faculty. Signature courses are offered by each of these faculties and these provide students contemporary and relevant learning programmes.  Certificates are awarded to students who complete all learning requirements.

Pathways of Transformation

Meet yourself, know yourself, be yourself. A range of courses to explore soul well-being that include art and biography.

Rudolf Steiner Education

Taruna offers professional development and training course for teachers, would-be teachers and others wanting to explore a new educational environment – one that honours and addresses what it means to be fully human.

Holistic Health

Taruna’s holistic health courses work out of an anthroposophic approach to the human being extending and enriching therapeutic understandings.

Short Courses

Taruna offers a range of short courses that create opportunity for both personal and professional development.  These include courses in Art, Health Care, Personal Well-being, Biodynamic gardening, Relationships and Communication.  Our courses vary with the seasons as we seek to continually offer a fresh and dynamic range of learning topics. All courses are led by experienced adult educators who make the learning experience engaging and memorable.

The Spirit and Art of Human Development

Come and explore the origins of drawing and colour with Van James.

Art in the Garden

Enjoy our beautiful springtime homestead garden and develop botanical drawing and painting skills by exploring a range of techniques.

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, play with colour and explore your artistic inner self.

Supportive Therapies for End of Life Care

This workshop is for all nurses and care associates involved in palliative care.

Rekindling the Flame

 A workshop for anyone over-stretched by work and life.

Finding Healing

An introduction to the anthroposophic perspective on what it is to be human, and how we can optimize our capability and effectiveness in the nursing and therapeutic fields.