News & Events: MMI


Bilingual Mandarin Montessori Programme at our Notting Hill site

Our plan to open a Mandarin bilingual Children’s House responds to a growing interest in bilingual AMI Montessori education around the world says Michel Capobianco, Head of School. There is much research on the benefits of bilingual education which include better communication skills and improved cognitive functioning. The chance for the children to engage in […]

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Save up to £2000 on AMI Diplomas

With our fantastic Early Bird offer you could save up to £2000 on an AMI Diploma course this year. 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. Last year our Early Bird offer meant we […]

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Our Notting Hill site to offer an English Mandarin Montessori Bilingual Programme

We are excited to announce we will offer an English Mandarin (Chinese) Montessori Bilingual Programme at our Notting Hill site from September 2022.  Following increased interest around the world in incorporating a second language into the AMI Montessori programme, Mandarin language development will be integrated into the daily life of the school.  Children will receive […]

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Montessori-educated Children are Happier Adults

Louise Livingston, our Director of Training, welcomes long-awaited academic research which shows a clear link between the Montessori educational approach and greater long-term well-being. The new study has found that children who attend Montessori schools often have greater well-being and happiness in adulthood. The findings, published in academic journal Frontiers in Psychology, suggest a Montessori education […]

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Blog: The Prepared Parent

Emma Wong Singh, our Montessori in the Home trainer, explains why the attitude you bring and how you conduct yourself is at the heart of a Montessori approach to parenting. From knowing when to step back to encourage independence, to being a role model for the behaviour you’d like to see, as Montessori said the first […]

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Free or Reduced Fee Places on the AMI Assistants Certificate

Thanks to funding from the University of East London, our degree course partners, we are able to offer up to 10 reduced price or free places on an online “taster” course in Montessori to those looking for a change of career or to professionalise their career in early childhood. If you are interested in studying […]

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New Vacancies at the Maria Montessori Institute School

We’re excited to announce opportunities for employment at both the Children’s House and Elementary level to support our school’s growth and development. Approximately 200 children between the ages of two and a half to 12 years attend our school across five sites in North West and West London. We are currently seeking Children’s House and […]

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Care Home Wins Award after Training in Montessori for Dementia and Ageing

Care home Foxburrow Grange in Colchester won a “Best Care Team” award in the Great British Care Awards this week and cited Montessori for Dementia and Ageing training with us as a key part of their success. The award was won by the home’s Badger Wing which specialises in caring for, and supporting people, with […]

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School Open Days and Visits

Join one of our upcoming school open days or book a visit to one of our school sites in Bayswater, Notting Hill, Abbey Road, Hornsey Rise or Hampstead. Children can join our school throughout the year. Our school open days for parents are a chance to hear more about our approach, to watch demonstrations of […]

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Blog: Why is there increasing interest in Montessori?

Our Head of Training, Louise Livingston, explains why Montessori is experiencing something of a “moment”. Interest in Montessori is especially vibrant right now. In the rapidly evolving, digital, post-Covid era people are realising that there are alternatives to the “teach and test” approach that characterises mainstream education and are looking for something different. We are seeing […]

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