The gradual process of human development follows an archetypal sequence of approximately seven-year phases that continue throughout adult life. Each phase has characteristic physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual dimensions, and each individual’s development is a unique expression of the human archetype.
This understanding informs the institute’s educational program: the curriculum, the pedagogy, and the assessment methods. Components of the teacher education program include individual transformational, academic, and artistic experiences, and practical preparation in the art of teaching. Each component is tailored to meet the needs of the adult student.