Maria Montessori Institute (MMI) formerly Maria Montessori Training Org. (MMTO)
26 Lyndhurst Gardens, London NW3 5NW, UK
FAX: 02074318096; Phone: 02074353641
Director of Training: Lynne Lawrence (AMI certified 3-6 teacher, AMI certified 3-6 teacher trainer), several other directors are in charge of the summer or evening courses. All are AMI certified teachers and teacher trainers.
Founded: 1960, by Mario Montessori
Affiliation: AMI (Association Montessori Internationale, The Netherlands)
Level of Training: 0-3, 3-6, 6-12
Course Format: Intensive 9-months full-time, course of on site training with teacher trainers. All-inclusive pre-service training, including observation and student teaching.
Starting Date: 0-3 (exact dates to be confirmed, current 0-3 course finishes April 2012); 3-6 (September each year, and 3 summer format July - August); 6-12 (3 summers, exact dates to be confirmed)
Admission Requirements: At least 2 "A" levels, college preparatory work. 18 minimum age, no maximum age.
Tuition: 7.975 Pounds Sterling for one-year, full-time 3-6 course, September-June; sam for three summer format course 2011-2014
Certification: AMI diploma. Many colleges give credit for this course.
Course Details: The following are the approximate figures for all certified AMI courses. 9-10 months full time on campus, 30 hours a week under direct supervision of professors, 12 hours a week estimated work at home per week, 10 weeks spent in Montessori classroom, teaching practice and observation, two 3-hour written exams, practical (oral) exams, reference folders (albums), supervised practicals in classroom.
NOTE: INTERNATIONAL COURSES: Montessori organizations in one country often offer conferences, workshops, and teacher training courses in other countries. Be sure to check all of the continent links on this site for information.
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