News & Events: MMI



Blog: Giving Back Dignity and Independence in Old Age

“We could transform the quality of life of those living with dementia with an approach that helps individuals to be as independent as possible”, says aged care Montessorian and ageing expert Anne Kelly who leads our Montessori for Dementia and Ageing course. “It doesn’t matter how old we are, whether we’re 4, 40 or 104 […]

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Freedom and Joy at our School this Term

As all our children returned to school this month, the children once again had the opportunity to work and grow within their full communities and this was a cause for celebration. The Montessori environment is uniquely special, the freedom granted to the children to explore, to assess the needs of their community and act, to make mistakes […]

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Courses for Montessori Schools and Parents in 2021

One of the few silver linings of the pandemic is that you can now study all our shorter courses online. Montessori parents, teachers and assistants from all over the UK and beyond are joining us on our courses in large numbers. Don’t miss out! Online courses coming up soon: AMI Assistants Certificate courses at the […]

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Blog: Festivities and Peace

Over the last few weeks, I was privileged to work on several of our London school sites and to see first-hand the incremental progress of each child, as well as the dedication of our teaching teams in supporting every child to reach their individual goals whether they are 2½ or 12 years old. It was […]

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Blog: How Montessori Builds Self-esteem

Strong self-esteem is something that all parents wish their children to have and is an essential element of good mental health. Recent research shows that overpraising children for the things they do, rather than building their confidence in their innate value actually undermines children’s confidence in themselves. What has been found to have a direct […]

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School Open Days and Visits

We are now regularly offering “virtual” open day events for parents as well as in-person visits to our school sites. Our online “virtual” open day sessions are a chance to hear more about our approach and to speak to some of our teaching staff. Along with other parents you will be able to ask any […]

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AMI Refresher 2020: course ONLINE

Our annual AMI Refresher course for Montessori diploma holders will run online in November for the first time with four two-hour-long sessions on Thursdays. This means that our graduates and other Montessori diploma holders from around the world will now be able to attend our popular refresher course online. The course will be an opportunity […]

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Coronavirus – contact us via email at this time

We are following UK government guidance and so our School, Training Centre and office buildings are closed due to the Coronavirus crisis. However, our staff are working from home so please feel free to contact us via email at this time – course@mariamontessori.org for training enquiries or schools@mariamontessori.org for school admissions or parent queries. Our training courses are […]

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Online learning in these challenging times

As we all adjust to the challenges we are facing as a result of the Coronavirus, we would like to wish you well and to update you on how we are delivering our training at this time. Our training is continuing to run and our current students are now learning online. We are thankful that […]

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