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.


New guide to Montessori careers

Get answers to your Montessori career questions with our new guide to Montessori careers. Ever wondered how easy it is to get a job in Montessori education, how much you get paid or what other career paths are open to you? Discover more about working in Montessori and the different training options with the new career […]

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Blog: How can we “offer them the Universe”?

Maria Montessori discovered that at around the age of six children enter a new plane of development which will last until they are around 12 years old. What is unique to this period in a child’s life? How can we best support children at this age both as educators and as parents? And how can […]

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New Head of School

We are delighted to announce that Michel Capobianco, has accepted the position of Head of the Maria Montessori School. Michel will join us from Oak Knoll Montessori School in California where she is currently Head of School. Michel obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado, and she holds AMI Diplomas at […]

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Blog: Why Montessori education offers a path to peace

Maria Montessori is mostly remembered for her contribution to child development and education. But she also worked tirelessly for global peace and earned three nominations for a Nobel Peace Prize. In the later years of her life, Montessori spoke more and more about her belief that the path to peace lay in the education we […]

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Anne Kelly on the Montessori Approach to Dementia Care

Montessori for Dementia and Ageing is an innovative approach to aged care. It empowers people living with dementia by creating an environment that allows them to live as independently as possible. Nurse, aged care expert and Director of Montessori Consulting in Australia, Anne Kelly offers Association Montessori Internationale training for carers and professionals on this […]

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Blog: Gratitude and Montessori: Feeling thankful this festive season

At this time of year when the giving and receiving of gifts is foremost in our minds, let us take a moment to think about the value of gratitude, why it is important for children’s future well-being and how we can encourage children to adopt gratitude in their daily lives. At our school in our […]

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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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