News & Events: MMI


Montessori sector writes open letter to Secretary of State for Education

The Maria Montessori Institute recently came together with the UK’s other Montessori training organisations to organise The Montessori Conference 2019. Over 750 people attended this event celebrating 100 years of Montessori training in the UK. Together we have written an open letter to Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Education calling for changes to […]

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“Let’s give back dignity and independence” says dementia expert

The UK could transform the quality of life of those with dementia with an approach that helps individuals to care for themselves and their community, says dementia and ageing expert Anne Kelly. Montessori is more usually associated with children and education – in particular the future King of England Prince George, who attended a Montessori […]

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Sharing Maria Montessori’s Pioneering Approach to Education

Training providers join together for The Montessori Conference 2019, sponsored by Blossom Educational. In September 2019, UK Montessori training providers will come together to deliver The Montessori Conference 2019 and share the continued contemporary relevance of a Montessori approach to education at all stages. The QEII Centre will host around 750 Montessori practitioners, nursery managers, […]

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The Montessori Conference 2019 – tickets on sale

We’re excited to announce that ticket sales are now open for The Montessori Conference 2019. Join us as we celebrate the brilliant and innovative Montessori Approach – a special ticket offer awaits those who sign up early. Professor Angeline Lillard and Professor Michael Thomas are part of a programme of globally recognised speakers at the […]

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Montessori Football – exciting new course

This September, a new one-day workshop will show Montessori teachers how to apply Montessori principles to sport, particularly football. Led by the former Head of Talent Development at Dutch football team AFC Ajax, Ruben Jongkind, this unique training reverses football’s usual focus on the coach and results, instead putting child development at the centre of […]

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Train to become a Montessori teacher

Study our AMI Diploma at a time to suit you. You’ll enjoy a rewarding career with great job prospects. Montessori education is not about tests and hard knocks, it is joyful and child-led. Help children to find their path in life and contribute to a better world. And work in a happy and respectful environment. […]

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Neuroscientist Professor Thomas and Psychology Professor Lillard to speak at The Montessori Conference 2019

Professor Angeline Lillard, Professor Michael Thomas and nurse Anne Kelly are part of a programme of globally recognised speakers at the conference on the 28th September at London’s QEII Centre. The event is hosted by Montessori Centre International, Maria Montessori Institute, Bournemouth Montessori Centre and The Montessori Partnership. Renowned Montessori expert and psychology professor Dr Lillard […]

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Save the Date – Annual AMI Refresher Course 22-23 November 2019

Explore the Montessori approach to observation including an introduction to the use of the Montessori work curves. This workshop, presented by AMI Trainer, Louise Livingston will be delivered as a hands-on workshop helping you to acquire the practical skills needed for good Montessori practice. It is most suitable for those currently working with children. Observation of the child […]

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Call for Papers – could you deliver a workshop at The Montessori Conference 2019?

Be part of The Montessori Conference 2019 organised by UK Montessori training institutions to celebrate 100 years of the first training delivered by Maria Montessori in London in 1919. This high-profile event will offer all those interested in the education of children an opportunity to deliver and participate in a diverse range of workshops tailored […]

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Dr. Angeline Lillard to give keynote address at The Montessori Conference 2019

Renowned Montessori expert and psychology professor Dr Lillard will deliver a keynote speech on her latest research on the outcomes of Montessori education at this September’s high-profile conference. Dr. Lillard is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia and Director of the Early Development Laboratory. She has been studying Montessori’s methods for more […]

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