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Why Learning Self-Regulation is Vital

Helping children to manage their emotions in the early years is key to their wellbeing and development both in the present and in future years explains Sarah Emerson, our Montessori and Emotional Wellbeing for Parents and for Teachers trainer. If you are engaged with the Montessori approach, you are probably already aware of the importance […]

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Blog: Don’t Just “Survive” the Summer Holidays

As the summer holidays stretch ahead, many parents find themselves anticipating the challenge of keeping their children entertained and engaged for several weeks.  However, according to our Head of Training Louise Livingston, parents can do more than just “survive” the summer holidays. By incorporating elements of the Montessori approach they can encourage children’s creativity and […]

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Blog: The Magic of Montessori – 5 Things That Make Montessori Special

How is Montessori education different? It is a unique approach to supporting the natural development of human beings. It helps children to become independent, collaborative and creative thinkers who make a positive contribution to society. Read on to discover 5 things that make Montessori special in our latest blog by Louise Livingston, our Head of Training. Did […]

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Blog: What is Montessori Education?

The demand for Montessori education is growing, but what is it and how could it benefit your child? Our Head of School Michel Capobianco explains. Italian doctor Maria Montessori observed how children learn for themselves and developed an approach and materials to support this. Montessori builds on children’s natural desire to learn and nurtures academic […]

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Blog: “School Readiness” is Much More than Being Able to Hold a Pencil

New research reveals a disparity between teacher and parent perceptions of “school readiness”. This highlights the need for greater understanding of, and support for, early child development says Louise Livingston, our Head of Training. In a recent survey by YouGov, teachers reported more than half (54%) of children starting reception are not “ready for school”. In contrast, […]

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Blog: Education that responds to brain development key to youth mental health

Our Head of Training Louise Livingston explains how educational approaches can influence children’s mental health. In the UK, our youth mental health crisis is out of control. A recent Guardian article quoted that child NHS mental health referrals are soaring, up more than 39% in a year. A further piece of research by Cambridge and […]

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Blog: Supporting Emotional Well-being in the Montessori Environment

Children’s emotional well-being has been ever more at the forefront of many people’s minds for some time. In the post-pandemic world, as things return to normal, it is becoming increasingly clear that the repeated lockdowns and social isolation had a significant impact. Those who work in early childhood education are at the forefront of supporting […]

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Montessori and Child Development Books

Now that it’s officially Autumn and the days are getting colder, we can’t think of anything better than curling up with a good book in a cosy spot! With this is in mind, we asked our Head of School, Michel Cappobianco, to recommend some of her favourite books on Montessori education and child development   […]

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Blog: Creating a Montessori Learning Environment at Home

 Montessori parenting expert and our Montessori in the Home trainer Emma Wong Singh explains how you can create a Montessori learning environment in your own home. The Montessori approach is about responding to human’s natural development and as Montessori parents and caregivers we support our children to develop physically, emotionally, mentally and socially for themselves. […]

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Blog: Do Today’s Classrooms Prepare Children for Tomorrow’s Careers?

Louise Livingston, our Head of Training explains how the Montessori approach may be more suitable preparation for our children’s futures. One question most children are asked at some point is, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Whether they say an astronaut, a doctor or a footballer, the reality is that 65% […]

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