Certificate in Assistant Montessori Teacher Training

Overview

This is a certificate Montessori support teacher training programme. It is suitable for learners who wish to take up a role as an assistant teacher in teaching young children, in the age range 2 ½ -6, through the Montessori Method of Education.

 

Modern Montessori International, London, awards the certificate. The Certificate Course is the perfect introduction for anyone wishing to study towards the Diploma in Montessori Method of Education.

 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants are assessed on their individual merits but must have obtained at least 1 GCE “O” levels (or its equivalent). They must also have a good standard of both written and spoken English. They must be at least 17 years of age. Mature candidates may be considered on a case-to-case basis.

 

AIMS

  1. To provide learners with a detailed understanding of the Montessori Method of Education applicable to children in the age range from (2 -6).
  2. To prepare learners for taking up a role as an assistant teacher in a Montessori setting.
  3. To acquire a better understanding of Maria Montessori’s educational principles.
  4. To assist Montessori  teacher in developing a learning environment that will enhance the total development of young children.
  5. Demonstrate basic lesson planning for the conduct of a Montessori class. This includes an understanding of the teacher’s role, knowledge and skills of the teaching/learning processes and their implications for practice.
  6. An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Maria Montessori.
  7. A knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of an assistant Montessori teacher.

 

Mode of Assessment

A combination of Projects/Assignments and practical examination on demonstration of  Montessori materials.

 

How long does it take to complete?

Student are given  one  year to complete but can be complete quicker, depending on number of home study hours the student can undertake.

 

Admission Requirements

Applicants are assessed on their individual merits but must have obtained at least 3 GCE “O” levels (or its equivalent). They must also have a good standard of both written and spoken English. They must be at least 17 years of age. Mature candidates may be considered on a case-to-case basis.

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