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.


Montessori Education for Social Change – August 2015, Thailand

AMI is organising the 4th Assembly of Educators sans Frontières (EsF) on 2 – 16 August 2015 in Khon Kaen, Thailand. The theme for the Assembly is Montessori Education for Social Change: Sustainable Initiatives – Innovative Solutions. The Assembly is a unique 2-week retreat for anyone looking to know more about Montessori based outreach work and get […]

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Pop-up Parent Session at Hampstead

The Hampstead (upstairs) Children’s House recently held a pop-up session on early language and preparation for writing. Parents of a few children of similar age and working with the same material were invited to come in during school time for a taster of what those materials and activities are about. Over a period of half […]

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Join Our School Team

We are looking for elementary teachers to join the Maria Montessori School team in January 2015. Holders of the AMI 6-12 Diploma will be considered. For more information, visit: Working for MMI

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Expanding Facilities at Hampstead

Work is underway to extend the Coach House at our Hampstead school site to cater to the expanding elementary group. The building works are due to be completed towards the end of December.

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AMI 0-3 Diploma Course Graduation

The graduation ceremony to celebrate the end of the AMI 0-3 Diploma Course was held on 18 November 2014 at our Training Centre on Baker Street. We are very proud of our graduates and wish the all the very best in their careers ahead!

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Playful Learning and Montessori Education

Dr Angeline Lillard’s latest research on fantasy: “Regarding children’s love of and need for fantasy, recent research suggests that our tendency to think young children prefer fantasy may be misguided.” Click here for the full article.

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Why Dividing Us by Age in School Doesn’t Make Sense

“Given that people are curious and interested in different topics at different times, we believe that building a flexible class system for students is the best way for them to develop and grow. Forcing a child to study a rigid curriculum throughout the years can be inhibiting.” Read on here for more insights on age grading in […]

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25th AMI Assistants Course

The 25th AMI 3-6 year Assistants Course started on 3rd November 2014. Held over two evenings a week and alternate Saturdays at our Baker Street site, the course provides an introduction to Montessori pedagogy and training for the role of the assistant in a Montessori early childhood setting or preschool classroom. It is also useful to […]

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