This course provides an introduction to Montessori philosophy and methodology for educating children from birth to 9 years old. The course includes three 10 credit modules covering the 3 stages (or planes) of development as identified by Maria Montessori. These are:
- Birth to 3
- 3 to 6
- 6 to 9
Who Should Study this Course?
This programme will suit all learners who have an interest in holistic childhood education from birth through early years to the first years of primary education. Existing early years professionals, those seeking to work in the profession, parents with young children and others interested in different approaches to education will all gain valuable insight from this course.
Gain knowledge, learn strategies, and create artifacts that you can apply immediately in the classroom, home or your professional setting.
Professional development is available in a blended learning format on any device, so you can learn when it is convenient for you. Some Saturday workshops complement the online learning.
QQI accredited Certifcates earn credits which can be used to seek advanced entry and/or exemptions from modules on level 7 and level 8 degree programmes.