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Curriculum Approval

We are please to announce to our partners and all stakeholders that our improved curriculum was approved by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. Our application was dutifully verified and the information formally communicated to the ministry of education. The following curricula were approved: Certificate of Montessori Early Childhood Development and Education Syllabus Diploma in Montessori Early Childhood Development and …

Combined AMI Diploma and Montessori Bachelor’s Degree

In 2016 Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and Wend (then the James Walton Fund) collaboratively announced a grant opportunity and called for proposals to develop a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States. Proposals were submitted and in 2017 the University of Hartford (UH) in partnership with the Montessori Training Center Northeast (MTCNE) managed and …

3-6 Diploma Course

AMI International Montessori 3 – 6 Diploma Course Objectives The purpose of the AMI International Montessori Teacher Training 3-6 Diploma Course is to study the Montessori pedagogy and practices for the child between the ages of 3 and 6 years. Course Times Monday to Friday: 08.30 – 16.00Saturday (fortnightly): 08.30 – 16.00 Course Format 4 study modules spread over 2 years …

Parenting & community engagement in times of Covid-19: The Montessori Approach

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented stress to families, trying to maintain a work-family balance. With schools and daycare facilities closed, parents are solely responsible for childcare and perhaps even homeschooling.  The work-family balance has become increasingly challenging and uncertainty remains around when schools will reopen. To meet the social and emotional needs of children, as well as the adults …

To all members

Dear Member, I hope that you all continue to remain safe and well despite the continuing unsettling times in which we live. Over the past few weeks since my message of April 6th, I have been constantly amazed and proud of the extraordinary efforts that you all are making to adapt to the current circumstances. The collaborative efforts made to …

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.” Read morehttp://www.journalofplay.org/sites/www.journalofplay.org/files/pdf-articles/5-2-article-play-learning-and-montessori-education_0.pdf