News & Events: Training


Harmonious Development – MEUK 2017 Conference

Montessori Education UK is organising its Annual Conference on Harmonious Development on Saturday 13 May 2017, 9.45am – 4.30pm, at The Rembrandt Hotel, London SW7 Montessori made discoveries based on her observations in Children’s Houses that were ground-breaking in her time. Dr. Annette Haines will discuss some of the latest research on movement, cognition, and […]

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Supporting the Dyslexic Child in the Montessori Prepared Environment

MMI is offering a unique professional development workshop on supporting dyslexia in the Montessori prepared environment, presented by AMI Elementary Trainer, Alison Awes. Children with dyslexia need sequential, multi-sensory and explicit experience with the sounds and symbols of our language to read fluently. A richly prepared environment provides a plethora of language experiences for children. […]

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Accepting Applications for AMI 3-6 Diploma Courses 2017

The AMI 3-6 Diploma Course provides in-depth knowledge of Montessori theory and practice to support the developmental needs of the child from three to six years. You will learn how to guide young children in their social, emotional and intellectual growth during this important and exciting period of their life. The Course is delivered through a combination of lectures, discussion, observation and teaching practice in both […]

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Montessori in the Home

We are pleased to announce dates for two short courses for parents interested in understanding more about how the Montessori principles can be used in the home to nurture children’s development. The courses, consisting of 6 sessions each, are aimed at parents and those planning to be parents. They will also be of interest to anyone […]

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MMI Professional Development Workshop: Enabling Cycles of Activity

Held on Friday 20th January 2017 at our Baker Street premises, this workshop will cover approaches to helping children complete the cycles of activity that are essential to their development. It will be practical in nature but also based on a sound theoretical understanding of how children develop the capacity to be able to do things […]

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Measuring What Matters: Tools and Techniques for the Montessori Environment

Assessment is a growing concern for all educators, and those who do not “teach to the test” face special challenges. Whilst children in Montessori schools typically do well in academic tests, those marks are a by-product of the real gifts which Montessori children receive such as advanced self-regulation, emotional intelligence, self-knowledge and creativity. All of […]

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Montessori Workshops and Short Courses 2017

MMI is offering a variety of workshops and short courses to kick start the new year. The courses cover a range of interesting topics that are integral to the core of Montessori principles and practice. Montessori in the Home for Children from Birth to Three years and Three to Six years 0-3: 23 January – […]

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An Introduction to the Montessori Approach to Education

The Maria Montessori Institute is offering a seminar on ‘An Introduction to the Montessori Approach to Education’ on 7th December 2016 for students considering a career in education. The 3-hour seminar will cover the following: An overview of Dr Montessori’s view on Child Development The role of the Montessori environment in supporting development The role of the teacher […]

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AMI Refresher Course and MMI Assistants Professional Development Course 2016

The 2-day annual AMI Refresher Course and first ever MMI Assistants Professional Development Course started today with over 40 participants on each of the courses from schools across the UK. The Refresher Course focused on the principles essential to engaging children in Sensorial exploration and the participants of the Assistants Professional Development Course concentrated on how […]

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First Ever MMI Assistants Professional Development Course

The Maria Montessori Institute is excited to be offering the first ever two-day MMI Professional Development Course for Montessori classroom assistants in October 2016. The Course focuses on Supporting Social Development and will cover the Montessori approaches for running small group activities in the class and will particularly focus on Grace and Courtesy and Oral Language. […]

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