Phillippa Cordwell 

B.A. (Hons.) 

Phillippa is a sociologist, teaching at Western Sydney University. Her qualifications are in Social Inquiry and she is researching a PhD thesis on the topic of the challenge to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. She currently presents a community radio program for RBM 89.1 entitled Talking in Black and White.

Nigel Hoffmann

B.A., M.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D. 

Nigel has been a high school teacher in Rudolf Steiner schools for the last eighteen years, In Australia and Switzerland. He is a tutor at Sydney Rudolf Steiner College and has taught adult education courses in Goethean science. He is the author of Goethe's Science of Living Form: The Artistic Stages, Adonis Press, 2007 and The University at the Threshold: Orientation through Goethean Science, Rudolf Steiner Press, 2020. 

Lisa Devine 

Master of Arts (Psych.), Diploma of Eurythmy and Curative Eurythmy.

Lisa trained as a youth worker in the early 1980s and worked in a range of youth at risk programs before moving into working in the disability field. She has a Masters in Psychology and has counselled young people and their families over many years. Lisa takes young people to Africa every two years in a leadership development program. She is a priest in the Christian Community, a core tutor at Sydney Rudolf Steiner College and a eurythmist.

" . . . a new art of education will arise, an art that may truly be regarded as a necessity in social life".

Rudolf Steiner, The Social Future

Lynne Collett

B.A./LLB (A.N.U.), Diploma Waldorf Teacher Training,  Dip Ed.

After finishing her law degree Lynne practised law in the Federal Public Service. She was admitted to the Bar as a solicitor and was employed in private practice and in a community legal centre in Canberra. When living in the U.S. she completed a Waldorf teacher training diploma at Sunbridge College in New York.

She is currently a class teacher at Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School and a tutor at Sydney Rudolf Steiner College.


Luisa Hoffmann 

B.Sc., Dip. Ed., Master of Fine Arts (Research), Diploma of Eurythmy and Curative Eurythmy. 

Luisa is a practising eurythmist and social activist. Her research degree was concerned with eurythmy practice.



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