Workshops: Birth to Three Years

Time: February 27–28, 2023 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: CDP Montessori Training Centre, Umoja Catholic Parish
Cost: Kes 2,000/person/day

Registration: MPESA number – 0725670755 Emma Wanjiru Muhoro

Contact: Francescah Kipsoi at

General purpose of the workshops

The workshop is intended to be short but practical and is open to anyone who is interested in Montessori principles and practice, including education health and social care professionals as well as parents.

About Beverly Maragh

Beverley trained as a Nursery Nurse and worked with children and families in Children’s Centres in and around London’s inner-city areas. In 1995, she obtained her AMI Primary 3-6 Diploma from MMTO (now MMI). She then worked as a head teacher in a Montessori daycare before opening her own school. In 2011, Beverley gained her AMI 0-3 diploma, a BA in Early Childhood Studies from London Metropolitan University and a diploma in Antenatal Care from the University of Worcester. She is a member of MMI’s teaching staff and works with MMI’s Born Inside project with mothers and babies and pregnant women in one of Britain’s largest female prisons. Trained as a doula, she volunteers with Birth Companions, which works with women that have been disadvantaged by drugs, trafficking or refugee status.

Understanding the Child

  • Developmental stages
  • Brain development during the early years
  • Needs and characteristics of the child between
  • 0 and 3 years of age

Preparing the Montessori Educator

  • Basic theoretical knowledge of Montessori
  • Theory and Child Development
  • Practical life skills – to focus on social skills and the development of independence, movement and concentration
  • Basic activities to develop the senses
  • Language Development – to focus on the foundations for oral language

Preparing the Montessori Environment

  • Basic guidelines on how to prepare a Montessori Environment – (internal and external)
  • Maintaining a Montessori Environment that supports the needs of the child