News & Events: Training


Training Centre Receives Glowing Report

We are very proud to announce that our training centre recently had a government inspection and received a glowing report which said that “training is of excellent quality and offers a high level of challenge and support to students”. The recent inspection took place in December 2023. Key findings included: The Maria Montessori Institute meets […]

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Ellie Kempley Scholarship Fund Gets Off to A Flying Start!

Our recently announced Ellie Kempley Scholarship Fund has got off to a flying start with 33 people running in the Yorkshire Marathon in Ellie’s memory and raising a total of £26,446 (at the time of writing) which will provide scholarships for students to train as Montessori teachers with our AMI Diploma 3-6 course. The Maria […]

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Free lecture: The Practical Life of a Child Under Three

We are delighted to announce a free of charge online lecture from our AMI Diploma 0-3 Course Co-Director on “The Practical Life of a Child Under Three”. Join Sara Brady, our 0-3 (Assistants to Infancy) Course Co-Director from 9.30-10.30 am (UK time) on Saturday 11th November 2023 to discover the Montessori concept of Practical Life […]

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Professional Development Bursary for Recent AMI Graduates

We are delighted to announce a £480 professional development bursary for all recent AMI Diploma 3-6 graduates and staff at Maria Montessori Institute teaching practice schools. Our Post Diploma Bursary funds nearly a third of the course fees for our MMI Observation Course – Post Diploma starting in October 2023. This unique course is highly […]

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Remembering Ellie Kempley – Scholarship Fund and Bursary

We are delighted to announce an annual bursary and scholarship fund in memory of Ellie Kempley, a AMI Diploma 3-6 student who sadly passed away suddenly in 2022 while training with us. We are offering the annual Ellie Kempley Bursary for a fully-paid place on our AMI Orientation 3-6 course for another young student. In […]

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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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7 Tips to Help You Afford Montessori Teacher Training

Thinking of teacher training with us but not sure if you can afford it? Did you know you could: Pay the course fees in instalments throughout the course Students can pay over the duration of their study with payments split into 4 fee payments.  Spread the course fees over 2 years With our 2 year […]

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New Course: Supporting Emotional Wellbeing for Parents

One of the biggest challenges facing parents today is supporting the emotional resilience of their children. This new online course brings together the Montessori approach and contemporary understanding of emotional development to help parents support the emotions and well-being of their children from birth until six years. “What I most liked about the course were the […]

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“I Realised My Dream of Opening My Own Montessori School

  Lucy Forrester graduated from our AMI Diploma 3-6 course in 1992 and has had a varied career teaching in Montessori schools. She now runs her own Children’s House, the East Sussex Montessori School in a beautiful church building in the village of Alfriston. She shares her experience of training and working in Montessori: “When I was studying for my A […]

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Online Lecture on Educational Neuroscience with Dr Cathy Rogers

We are delighted to announce an online lecture “Educational Neuroscience: Seeds of New Thinking About How We Learn” this July with neuroscientist Dr Cathy Rogers, who is co-author of recently released book Educational Neuroscience: The Basics. Cathy will talk about new perspectives on how we, as humans, learn. This fascinating event will appeal to teachers, […]

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