offers training courses leading to Internationally Accredited Early
Years Qualifications in the Montessori Method of Education. All our
courses aim to develop a high level of professional
competence in students so that they are well able to care for and teach
children from 2½ to 6 years. The courses cover the following
philosophies and theories
philosophy and approach
Development and Developmental Psychology
didactic materials and teaching aids
and delivering a balanced curriculum
Montessori is currently offering courses leading to the following Montessori
Montessori Centre International:
Early Childhood Teaching Certificate - Stage
Montessori Theory and Methodology
II certificate is awarded to students who have successfully completed
their coursework and passed the written and practical examinations.
Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy
internationally recognised diploma is a suitable qualification for
a Montessori class teacher and is awarded to students with the Stage
II Certificate plus 420 hours of supervised teaching practice in
a Montessori Nursery approved by Gulf Montessori.
Foundation Certificate (New)
new qualification is a suitable qualification for Montessori class
teacher- assistant and early care workers. It is awarded to students
who complete 100 hours of lectures and passed a practical and an MCQ
offers all its Early Childhood Programs in both ENGLISH
and ARABIC Languages with supporting
Montessori materials and examinations in both Languages.
Montessori has developped complete course materials in Arabic
and obtained MCI approval to run and administer the Arabic courses for
the Middle East Region.
COMPONENTS AND DELIVERY
study over a period of one academic year attending college for two sessions
per week, including 210 hours of lectures covering the eleven modules
of the Syllabus.
Students wishing to upgrade their certificate to the international Diploma
are required to register separately for the Teaching Practice component.
They will be required to attend a Montessori nursery approved by Gulf
Montessori for a minimum of 420 hours, and complete all the required
assignments under the supervision of Gulf Montessori. Teaching Practice
can run concurrently with the Certificate coursework.
should have completed their High School degrees or equivalent in Arabic
or English language.
Montessori will assist its graduates in developing their careers and
acquiring higher qualifications including:
Nursery Foundation Teaching Diploma
A two-year qualification is the recommended Montessori training for
graduates wishing to start their own school
Childhood Trainer Certificate
Internationally recognized qualification for Montessori Teacher Trainer
higher degrees in Education and other areas related to child development
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