Diploma Informations

Modern Montessori International (London) Academy - Teacher Training Center

This is a foundation Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 2½ to 6 years of age. The Diploma is awarded by Modern Montessori International, London.


Entry Qualifications

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.


Aims

The course aims to develop in students a high level of professional competence as teachers of the Montessori Method of Education to children from 2½ to 6 years of age. It will give students:

  • 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 directress/director
  • Knowledge of the Montessori curriculum

Course Structure

  • DMT 101: Montessori Principal and Philosophy
  • DMT 102: Child Development: The Early Years, Childcare, Health & Nutrition
  • DMT 103: Curriculum: Mathematics, Language, Science, Art & Music
  • DMT 104: Montessori Exercises of Practical Life
  • DMT 105: Sensorial Education
  • DMT 106: Language, Phonics & Grammer
  • DMT 107: Mathematics
  • DMT 108: Cultural Subjects: Geography, Botany, Zoology, History
  • DMT 109: Teaching Practice* (Optional)

Optional Teaching Practice

An increasing number of employers expect prospective employees to have work experience in the Montessori classroom. To meet this need, we offer students an opportunity to obtain the International Diploma upon completion of supervised teaching practice in an accredited Montessori school.


The MMI Academy is committed to provide quality early childhood programmes and services to teachers, parents and individuals who may be interested to guide, facilitate and develop children.


Awards and Accreditations

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Content

  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Course Information and Award
  • Course Modules and Description

Course Description

This is a foundation Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 2½ to 6 years of age. The diploma is awarded by Modern Montessori International, London.


Entry Qualifications

Applicants are assessed on their individual merits but must have obtained at least WAEC / NECO / GCE "O" level (or equivalent). They must also have a good standard of both written and spoken English. They must be at least 17 years of age.


Aims

The course aims to develop in students a high level of professional competence as teachers of the Montessori Method to children from 2½ to 6 years of age. It will give students:

  • A thorough grounding in the Montessori principle and philosophy.
  • Basic understanding of child psychology.
  • An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Maria Montessori.
  • Knowledge of the Montessori Environment and the role of a Montessori Directress / Director.
  • Knowledge of the Montessori Curriculum.

Course modules and Description

  • DMT 101: Montessori Principle and Philosophy
  • DMT 102: Child Development and Child Psychology
  • DMT 103: Curriculum Planning
  • DMT 104: Practical Life Exercises
  • DMT 105: Sensorial Training
  • DMT 106: Writing, Phonics and Language
  • DMT 107: Mathematics
  • DMT 108: Cultural Subjects Geography, History, Botany, and Zoology.

Diploma

In order to obtain the Diploma, awarded by MMI London Full time students have to

  • Attend lectures regularly
  • Complete and pass all written assignments
  • Pass written & practical examinations

International Diploma

In order to obtain the international Diploma awarded by MMI London, students have to obtain the certificate and complete 420 hours of teaching practice.