International Diploma in Montessori Method of Education
This course is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 2.5 to 6 years of age. It will give them a deep grounding in the Montessori Principle and Philosophy, basic understanding of child psychology, an appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Montessori, a knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori director and knowledge of the Montessori curriculum.
It covers Montessori principal and philosophy, child development: the early years, childcare, health and nutrition, curriculum: mathematics, language, science, art and music, Montessori exercises of practical life, sensorial education, language, phonics and grammar, mathematics, cultural subjects: geography, botany, zoology, history and teaching practice.
How long does it take to complete?
Student are given two years to complete but can be complete quicker, depending on number of home study hours the student can undertake. We recommend 7 to 10 hours plus 15 -24 hours in placement per week for those undertaking blended study.
Additional entry requirements
Students should 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.