The AMI Orientation Course is designed to provide participants with a functional understanding of the Montessori philosophy. This particular course is offered entirely online. It is well suited for any adult who is curious about Montessori education and the rationale that underpins the philosophy. Parents, caregivers, and scholars of education/child development, along with adults who wish to be assistants in a Montessori classroom, are encouraged to take this course. All are welcome!
This course will:
cover the aspects of this foundational developmental stage and allow an insight into how one can best support the development of the child
introduce the participants to the idea of observation of children with a scientific eye in any environment
give the participants some practical tips on how to engage children in this age group through simple yet effective methods
10 – 30 August 2022 (weekdays). 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm (including a 1.5-hour break).
Limited laptop plus internet/Wi-Fi support available on-site per request.
Course registration fee:
Students (from the African continent): ZAR 750,00 (non-refundable)
Students (International excl. Africa): $ 75,00 (non-refundable)
Course tuition fee:
Students (from the African continent): ZAR 5 000,00
Students (International excl. Africa): US$ 500,00
Proficient in spoken and written English.
Reliable internet connection.
Complete application form
Clear copy of ID or Passport
Short autobiographical essay (incl. why you want to do the course)