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 Diploma AMI 3-6: Application is Open for 2018

Help a child lay the best foundation for life. Gain in-depth knowledge of the Montessori theory and practice required to support the developmental needs of the child from three to six years. Learn how to guide young children in their social, emotional and intellectual growth during this important and exciting period of their life. Available in daytime and evening formats, the Course is suitable […]

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AMI Refresher Course and MMI Professional Development Weekend held on 6-7 October

The annual Refresher and Professional Development weekend was held at the MMI’s Hampstead premises on 6th & 7th October 2017. For the first time, three different courses and workshops were held simultaneously: – AMI Refresher Course, – MMI 3-6 Assistants Professional Development Workshop, and – MMI Elementary (6-12) Professional Development Workshop All three courses focused […]

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Elementary Children celebrate National Poetry Day 2017

On the occasion of National Poetry Day on 28 September, some of the children at our Hampstead site composed a poem inspired by this year’s theme of Freedom: Golden Freedom Freedom is a friend, a possibility, a hope. We all deserve to be free no matter who we are. What we wear, what we eat, […]

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Graduation 2017 – AMI 3-6 Diploma Summer Course

Huge congratulations to the 2017 graduates of the 107th AMI 3-6 Diploma Summer Course. Graduates with friends and families along with members of the MMI Training Team as well as AMI External Examiner, Maria-Lena Tyrväinen, were present at the  graduation ceremony on Friday 18th August to celebrate the culmination and 100% pass results of the […]

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MMI at International Montessori Congress – Prague 2017

Many of us have just returned from the 28th International Montessori Congress which took place in Prague from 27th to 30th July 2017. The theme was Pathway to Peace: Montessori Education for Social Change. Several staff members attended and also helped to man the MMI and Montessori Society AMI UK table in the exhibition area. 71 countries […]

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New Format for Part-time 3-6 AMI Diploma Course

We are pleased to announce that we have revised the times for our two year, part-time 3-6 AMI Diploma course. Starting in September 2017, the course will run three evenings a week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and on just one Saturday per term. So, if you have been considering the course – this might be just […]

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Graduation 2017

  Huge congratulations to all the 2017 graduates of our AMI Diploma, AMI Assistants Certificate and MMI Observation Courses. We are so proud and wish them all the best as they continue onto the next phase of their Montessori journey.

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Bayswater and Hampstead Elementary delegates at MMUN 2017 in Rome

The Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) programme hosted more than 500 student delegates, teachers and parents from 18 countries at its 5th annual MMUN Europe Conference held in Rome on 25th – 28th April 2017. Now in its 12th year, MMUN is the largest Model UN programme meeting the needs of young people from 9 […]

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4th Transnational Meeting of the MAPI Project held in December 2016

Supported by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union The MAPI project supported from the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union is now in its last quarter. We will continue to meet, share knowledge and information about the adolescent work and create guidelines for other Montessori enthusiastic adolescents guides and school administrators. At the end […]

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Harmonious Development – MEUK 2017 Conference

Montessori Education UK is organising its Annual Conference on Harmonious Development on Saturday 13 May 2017, 9.45am – 4.30pm, at The Rembrandt Hotel, London SW7 Montessori made discoveries based on her observations in Children’s Houses that were ground-breaking in her time. Dr. Annette Haines will discuss some of the latest research on movement, cognition, and […]

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