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.


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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Lead and Direct 2017: People Skills for Team Leaders

MMI’s school leadership workshop – Lead and Direct – is back in April 2017 with a focus on the people skills required for leading teams in a Montessori environment. Presented by Christine Harrison, President and Senior Consultant of Montessori Australia Foundation, the workshop will held on 3rd & 4th April 2017, 9.30am – 5.00pm, at our Baker Street premises. […]

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28th International Montessori Congress, Prague, 27-30 July 2017

Ever since Maria Montessori established her organisation Association Montessori Internationale in 1929, Congresses have taken place regularly. Not only is each Congress hosted in a different country, but it also changes continents, to enable as many people as possible to enjoy the inspiration these Congresses bring. It has been almost 16 years since the Congress was […]

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Special Offer on 2017 AMI Assistants Certificate Courses

MMI is proud to announce that AMI Assistants Certificate Courses in 2017 will be offered at all three levels: 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12. 0-3 AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate Course 3rd April – 13th April 2017 (Monday to Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm 3-6 AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate Course 24th April – 10th June 2017 (Monday & Wednesday Evenings, 6:00pm […]

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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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