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“It is necessary for the teacher to guide the child without letting him feel her presence too much, so that she may always be ready to supply the desired help, but may never be the obstacle between the child and his experience”
Maria Montessori

What we offer

Montessori Training Centre & Child’s Workshop English Kindergarten (PIC: 888478194) organizes Erasmus+ Montessori training courses that respond to the needs of Nursery and pre-primary educators or individuals who are interested and willing to learn more about the Montessori method of education. Our courses contribute to the professional development and skill acquisition of the target groups through the use of active learning processes
  • It is suitable for learners who wish to take up a role as an assistant teacher in teaching young children, teachers and nursery owners who want to implement some method of the Montessori education in their classroom/centre, in the age range 2 ½ -6, through the Montessori Method of Education.   

    Entry Requirement

    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  

    Through the Erasmus+ Montessori training courses, we aim to:

    To provide learners with a detailed understanding of the Montessori Method of Education applicable to children in the age range from (2 -6).
    To prepare learners for taking up a role as an assistant teacher in a Montessori setting.

    Allow the Montessori Method of education to be implemented into traditional settings.
    To acquire a better understanding of Maria Montessori’s educational principles.

    To assist Montessori  teacher in developing a learning environment that will enhance the total development of young children.

    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.

    An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Maria Montessori.

    A knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of an assistant Montessori teacher.

    Certificate in the Montessori Method of Education (2½ – 6 Years)  

    This is a certificate Montessori support teacher training program, also available in Greek

    It is suitable for learners who wish to take up a role as an assistant teacher in teaching young children, teachers and nursery owners who want to implement some method of the Montessori education in their classroom/centre, in the age range 2 ½ -6, through the Montessori Method of Education.

    Mode of Assessment

    A combination of Assignments and hands on exercises/presentations with materials.

    A practical examination – Montessori materials.  This is conducted by an external examiner from London

    How long does it take to complete?

    The course is 66 hours, combination of lectures and practical work.  

    The course is for 11 days followed by a practical exam.   The practical exam is conducted by our external examiners from the UK.

    Course Materials

    CMT 101: Montessori Philosophy

    CMT 104: Practical Life

    CMT 105: Sensorial

    CMT 106: Language

    CMT 107: Mathematics

    CMT 108: Cultural 

    All manuals are copyright and remain the Property Of Modern Montessori International London.

    Support Services

    Learning support from Montessori Training Centre Cyprus

    Student Counseling

    Awards

    Students will receive awards upon successfully completing the course:

    Certificate in the Method of Montessori Education (2½ – 6 years)

    COURSE VENUE: 

    The course will take place in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus at the Montessori Training Centre & Child’s Workshop kindergarten.

    METHODS

    A variety of methods will be implemented in order to give both theoretical and practical support to the teachers. The participants will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, workshops, team activities, case studies and visits to real classes in order to have an integrated training. 

    DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

    DAY 1
    Ice breaker – getting to know each other
    Lectures : CMT 101 Philosophy Dr Maria Montessori
    Lectures & Presentations CMT 104 Practical life

    DAY 2
    Lectures : CMT 101 Philosophy Dr Maria Montessori
    Lectures & Presentations CMT 104 Practical life

    Lectures & Presentations CMT 105 Sensorial 

    DAY 3
    Lectures : CMT 101 Philosophy Dr Maria Montessori
    Lectures & Presentations CMT 105 Sensorial 

    DAY 4
    Lectures & Presentations CMT 106 Language 

    DAY 5

    Lectures & Presentations CMT 106 Language

    Lectures & Presentations CMT 107 Mathematics

    DAY 6
    Lectures & Presentations CMT 107 Mathematics

    DAY 7

    Lectures & Presentations CMT 108 Cultural

     DAY 8

    Practice sessions, self tests, sequencing and understanding the aims and age groups

     DAY 9
    Practice sessions, self tests, sequencing and understanding the aims and age groups

    DAY 10
    Practice sessions, self tests, sequencing and understanding the aims and age groups

    DAY 11

    Practice sessions, self tests, sequencing and understanding the aims and age groups

    DAY 12 PRACTICAL EXAM – EXAMINER UK 

    Dates to be confirmed.

    Contact: mtccyprus@gmail.com for available dates

    Total Cost : €1200

    • Training course 12 days

    • Educational material

    • Beverages & snacks

    • Certificate on completion awarded by MMI London

    * Transportation from Nicosia to the venue is not provided. 

    * Transportation from and towards the airport is not included

    ** Dinners are not included

    *** Accomodation is not included 

  • It is suitable for learners who are currently studying early years education and wish to have experience in a Montessori vertical grouped class from 3-6 years.   

    Mode of Assessment

    A combination of lectures and conducting assessments within the nursery school.

    Support Services

    Learning support from Montessori Training Centre Cyprus

    Student Counseling

    Awards

    Students will receive a certificate of attendance

    COURSE VENUE: 

    The course will take place in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus at the Montessori Training Centre & Child’s Workshop kindergarten.

    METHODS

    A variety of methods will be implemented in order to give both theoretical and practical support to the teachers inside a Montessori classroom. The participants will have the opportunity to conduct observations and participate in presentations of Montessori materials and be part of  real classes in order to have an integrated training. 

    DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

    DAY 1

    Getting to know each another: Ice-breaking activities

    Lecture :
    Philosophy Dr Maria Montessori
    Her life and work

    Sensitive Periods
    Absorbent Mind

    Classroom observations practical life exercises

     DAY 2
    Lectures : 

    The Montessori Philosophy

    The prepared environment
    The Montessori classroom
    Classroom observations sensorial exercises

    DAY 3
    Lectures : 

    Montessori : A Paradigm shift in education

    The Montessori Teacher

    Classroom observations language exercises

    DAY 4

    Lectures : 

    Montessori : Normalisation & Deviation 

    The three period lesson

    Classroom observations Maths exercises

    DAY 5

    Q&A – Reflection

    Classroom observations cultural exercises

    Course Dates – To be confirmed

    Contact: mtccyprus@gmail.com for available dates

    Cost : €300

    • Training 5 days

    • Educational material

    • Beverages & snacks

    • Certificate on attendance awarded by MMI London

    * Transportation from Nicosia to the venue is not provided. 

    * Transportation from and towards the airport is not included

    ** Dinners are not included 

    *** Accomodation not included

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