AMI Primary (3-6) Orientation Certificate

This course covers an overview study of Montessori pedagogy focusing on the developmental needs of children from 3 to 6 years of age.

Course overview

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;
  • Cover and introduction to the idea of observation of children with a scientific eye in any environment; and
  • Provide some practical tips on how to engage children in this age group through simple yet effective methods.

Course format

This course is offered over a period of 10 days with an additional 9 hours of observation in Montessori settings.

Course dates

  • Module 1: 22 March 2022 – 2 April 2022 (10 days)

These course dates are provisional and may change dependent on future Covid-19 restrictions. The course format is intended to be face-to-face (contact learning) but there is a possibility of running parts of the course online (blended course) as needed.

Course fees

Course registration fee:

  • African Students: R 750 (non-refundable)
  • International Students: $ 75 (non-refundable)

Course tuition fee:

  • African Students: R 12,000 (tuition fee only)
  • International Students: $ 1,200 (tuition fee only)

Application requirements

  • Proficient in spoken and written English

Application documents

  • Completed application form
  • Clear copy of ID or Passport
  • Short autobiographical essay
  • Valid police clearance certificate
  • Application fee proof of payment
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