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Blog: Too Much Maths, Too Late?

Do we need more maths at 16 or a closer look at our approach from the early years? When mathematical concepts are introduced early and in a developmentally appropriate way, most children love and can succeed at maths explains our Head of Training Louise Livingston as she responds to the Prime Minister’s plan in our latest blog. […]

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Blog: Fuel Your Fascination with Montessori

Our Post Diploma Observation Course is a unique opportunity that every AMI 3-6 Diploma holder working in a Children’s House should consider says experienced Montessorian Catherine Middlemas. On this advanced online course, you will choose two children in your class to observe as case studies. During the academic year you will follow these children as […]

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Our graduates explain what it is really like to train as a Montessori teacher

At our 2022 graduation ceremony we asked our AMI Diploma 3-6 and Degree graduates what it was like to train as a Montessori teacher with the Maria Montessori Institute. Watch their responses in the short video below. Our world-renowned AMI Diploma 3-6 can be studied over one year or over two years (evening or daytime) […]

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Blog: Let’s Radically Rethink Education

The Montessori approach naturally offers elegant solutions to the many issues raised by The Times Education Commission, published this week says Louise Livingston, Head of Training at the Maria Montessori Institute. The Times Education Commission’s final report outlines a 12-point plan for reform of the education sector. It is a fascinating and far-reaching read which […]

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BBC Radio 4 invites our Executive Director to be an expert witness

Executive Director of the Maria Montessori Institute and the Association Montessori Internationale Lynne Lawrence, was a guest on an edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme “Great Lives” which looked at the life and work of Maria Montessori. The Great Lives series invites guests to focus on someone who has inspired their lives. In this […]

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