News & Events: MMI


Save £2100 on Course Fees – offer extended due to Covid-19

Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19, we are extending our unprecedented early bird offer, giving students the chance to save £2100 on our course fees for our AMI Diploma 3-6 this year until the end of May. Contingency plans are in place for the course to start with online lectures in September if necessary. […]

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Blog: How can we “offer them the Universe”?

Maria Montessori discovered that at around the age of six children enter a new plane of development which will last until they are around 12 years old. What is unique to this period in a child’s life? How can we best support children at this age both as educators and as parents? And how can […]

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Anne Kelly on the Montessori Approach to Dementia Care

Montessori for Dementia and Ageing is an innovative approach to aged care. It empowers people living with dementia by creating an environment that allows them to live as independently as possible. Nurse, aged care expert and Director of Montessori Consulting in Australia, Anne Kelly offers Association Montessori Internationale training for carers and professionals on this […]

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Blog: Gratitude and Montessori: Feeling thankful this festive season

At this time of year when the giving and receiving of gifts is foremost in our minds, let us take a moment to think about the value of gratitude, why it is important for children’s future well-being and how we can encourage children to adopt gratitude in their daily lives. At our school in our […]

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Blog: Why the UN’s Rights of the Child are at the heart of Montessori

Our Acting Deputy Head of School, Karen Gelson writes: This month in our school we will be celebrating Universal Children’s Day which honours the day on which the United Nation’s Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959. The Rights of the Child according to the United Nations are the right […]

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Video highlights of The Montessori Conference 2019

Watch our highlights video from the Montessori Conference 2019, an event we organised with the wider Montessori community to celebrate Maria Montessori’s pioneering approach to education and to mark the 100-year milestone of Montessori training in the UK. The conference was held in September 2019 at one of London’s most prestigious conference venues. Over 700 […]

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Save £2100 with an early bird fee for our AMI Diploma 3-6

Don’t miss this fantastic early bird offer to save £2100 on our course fees. As a charity we want as many people as possible to be able to train with us and to change the world through the power of Montessori education. This year we are delighted to be able to offer this extraordinary discount […]

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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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