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.


Blog: Why the UN’s Rights of the Child are at the heart of Montessori

Our Acting Deputy Head of School, Karen Gelson writes: This month in our school we will be celebrating Universal Children’s Day which honours the day on which the United Nation’s Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959. The Rights of the Child according to the United Nations are the right […]

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Video highlights of The Montessori Conference 2019

Watch our highlights video from the Montessori Conference 2019, an event we organised with the wider Montessori community to celebrate Maria Montessori’s pioneering approach to education and to mark the 100-year milestone of Montessori training in the UK. The conference was held in September 2019 at one of London’s most prestigious conference venues. Over 700 […]

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Save £2100 with an early bird fee for our AMI Diploma 3-6

Don’t miss this fantastic early bird offer to save £2100 on our course fees. As a charity we want as many people as possible to be able to train with us and to change the world through the power of Montessori education. This year we are delighted to be able to offer this extraordinary discount […]

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Blog: Why Montessori school trips are different

Our Acting Head of School, Poinsy Pino writes: I recently visited a museum and observed some children from another school on a trip with their teacher. The children had arrived in a coach and were counted into the building. They stayed in their large group and were moved quickly through the museum following the lead […]

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Montessori sector writes open letter to Secretary of State for Education

The Maria Montessori Institute recently came together with the UK’s other Montessori training organisations to organise The Montessori Conference 2019. Over 750 people attended this event celebrating 100 years of Montessori training in the UK. Together we have written an open letter to Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Education calling for changes to […]

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Get a Montessori degree

Access student loans and gain a degree from the University of East London with our new degree route. You will also gain the coveted AMI Diploma 3-6 qualifying you to work in Montessori schools all over the world. The Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy (AMI 3-6) starts every September and runs over two years. Students […]

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Last few tickets available for The Montessori Conference 2019

700 Montessorians have already signed up for The Montessori Conference 2019, a one-day event to celebrate 100 years of Montessori training in the UK. A small number of tickets are still available, and with several workshops now fully booked, we recommend to register as soon as possible. The Montessori Conference 2019 will be held at […]

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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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“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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