News & Events

There is always something happening at the Maria Montessori Institute. See below news about recent and upcoming events. You can also register to keep up to date with our latest news, events and courses.


“Let’s give back dignity and independence” says dementia expert

The UK could transform the quality of life of those with dementia with an approach that helps individuals to care for themselves and their community, says dementia and ageing expert Anne Kelly. Montessori is more usually associated with children and education – in particular the future King of England Prince George, who attended a Montessori […]

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Sharing Maria Montessori’s Pioneering Approach to Education

Training providers join together for The Montessori Conference 2019, sponsored by Blossom Educational. In September 2019, UK Montessori training providers will come together to deliver The Montessori Conference 2019 and share the continued contemporary relevance of a Montessori approach to education at all stages. The QEII Centre will host around 750 Montessori practitioners, nursery managers, […]

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The Montessori Conference 2019 – tickets on sale

We’re excited to announce that ticket sales are now open for The Montessori Conference 2019. Join us as we celebrate the brilliant and innovative Montessori Approach – a special ticket offer awaits those who sign up early. Professor Angeline Lillard and Professor Michael Thomas are part of a programme of globally recognised speakers at the […]

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Montessori Football – exciting new course

This September, a new one-day workshop will show Montessori teachers how to apply Montessori principles to sport, particularly football. Led by the former Head of Talent Development at Dutch football team AFC Ajax, Ruben Jongkind, this unique training reverses football’s usual focus on the coach and results, instead putting child development at the centre of […]

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Post Diploma Observation Course – now also available online!

We are happy to announce that our Post Diploma Observation Course is now available face-to-face and online for September 2019. This course is a scientific observation of children using techniques developed by Maria Montessori. Through discussion and practice, students gain a deeper understanding of the Montessori approach and how it is applied in the Children’s […]

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Looking for a London nursery or school? Come to our open day

The Maria Montessori School for children aged 2-12 years has sites in North and West London. We offer a joyful and highly personalised education. Our children become self-confident individuals who know right from wrong and have strong academic skills. They can also find their path in life and contribute to the world. We offer an […]

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Train to become a Montessori teacher

Study our AMI Diploma at a time to suit you. You’ll enjoy a rewarding career with great job prospects. Montessori education is not about tests and hard knocks, it is joyful and child-led. Help children to find their path in life and contribute to a better world. And work in a happy and respectful environment. […]

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Neuroscientist Professor Thomas and Psychology Professor Lillard to speak at The Montessori Conference 2019

Professor Angeline Lillard, Professor Michael Thomas and nurse Anne Kelly are part of a programme of globally recognised speakers at the conference on the 28th September at London’s QEII Centre. The event is hosted by Montessori Centre International, Maria Montessori Institute, Bournemouth Montessori Centre and The Montessori Partnership. Renowned Montessori expert and psychology professor Dr Lillard […]

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Save the Date – Annual AMI Refresher Course 22-23 November 2019

Explore the Montessori approach to observation including an introduction to the use of the Montessori work curves. This workshop, presented by AMI Trainer, Louise Livingston will be delivered as a hands-on workshop helping you to acquire the practical skills needed for good Montessori practice. It is most suitable for those currently working with children. Observation of the child […]

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Call for Papers – could you deliver a workshop at The Montessori Conference 2019?

Be part of The Montessori Conference 2019 organised by UK Montessori training institutions to celebrate 100 years of the first training delivered by Maria Montessori in London in 1919. This high-profile event will offer all those interested in the education of children an opportunity to deliver and participate in a diverse range of workshops tailored […]

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