12-18 ASSISTANT

CERTIFICATE COURSE

ONSITE format!

May 10 - 15,

May 28 - 30, 2021

9:00 - 17:00 CET (Central European Time)

If Covid-19 does not allow some participants to travel, we will stream the onsite lectures online to students who can not come. 

If the Course Director can not travel or CR is locked down for all travel, the course will be held ONLINE at the original course hour. 

COURSE DIRECTOR - Jenny Marie Höglund

Jenny Marie Höglund is an AMI trainer for 6-12. She is AMI 3- 6 and 6-12 trained. In 1995 Jenny she founded a Montessori school in Swedish Sätile  Montessoriskolan Lära för livet, for children 1 - 16 years old.

Jenny has been a Montessori guide for more than 24 years. Her school and farm is the only location in Europe where you can train in the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies.

BENEFITS OF THE COURSE

  • Receive International Certificate by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) recognized all over the world.
  • Learn from a very experienced AMI Training Directress Jenny Marie Höglund.
  • Study International AMI Assistants Course with colleagues from all over the world.

GOAL OF THE COURSE

  • Become able assistants in a Montessori Adolescent Community.
  • Learn the developmental needs of adolescent students and how to best support them.
  • Gain an in depth knowledge of Montessori philosophy for the 3rd plane of development.
  • Acquire the ability to support the development of the adolescent by working side by side with the adolescents and the whole team of the program.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • School leaders and administrators
  • All adults interested in child development

COURSE DURATION

  • Course
    56 hours of live online sessions.
  • Independent Study
    Approximately 10 hours of independent study.
  • Observation
    9 additional hours of obligatory observations.
  • COVID-19 Restrictions
    Specific instructions on how to observe will be given during the Course, taking into account the restrictions which may be imposed by Covid 19.

COURSE LANGUAGE:

  • English, with interpretation of the spoken word to Czech.
  • Written coursework, the written assignments, can be done in English, Czech and Slovak.
  • Students need to have an adequate level of spoken and written English, Czech, Slovak to take the course.
  • If there is interest, the possibility of interpretation into other languages can be consulted with the Course Director.

OBLIGATORY READING:

  • Coming soon.
  • Obligatory reading texts are available in English language. Some are available also in Czech. Some reading texts will be made available to students during the course.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION

  • Three essays
    Submission of three papers (500 words) on topics set by the Trainer.
  • Observation
    9 hours of observation.
  • Reports and Notes
    Submission of observation notes and observation report.
  • Materials
    Submission of handmade materials.
  • Attendance
    Minimum of 90% attendance.
  • Overall satisfactory participation in the course
    As evaluated by the Course Director.

ENROLLMENT CRITERIA

  • Adequate level of English, Czech, Slovak to allow efficient study in the course.
  • Ability to study at a higher academic level.
  • Positive motivation to study and willingness to positively and constructively cooperate with the Course Director and Co-Director and the training center staff.
  • Filled out online application form and payment of the first part of the fee.

Every student who fulfills the enrollment criteria will be accepted to the course, however: good command of written and spoken English is a prerequisite to take the course. If during the course a student faces difficulties due to insufficient level of English, they may be invited to come back to take the course later, once their English has improved.

COURSE FORMAT

  • The course is planned as Onsite.
  • If Covid 19 does not allow some participants to travel, we will stream the onsite lectures online to students who signed up but can not come.
  • If the trainer can not travel or CR is locked down, the course will be held ONLINE at the original onsite course hours.
  • In case of online streaming, we will be using the Zoom platform.

COURSE SCHEDULE

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COURSE CONTENT

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DO YOU WISH TO APPLY?

I confirm that I have read and agreed to the stated above information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How will the course be held?

TThe Course is planned as ONSITE. If Covid 19 does not allow some participants to travel, we will stream the onsite lectures online to students who signed up but can not come. If the trainer can not travel or CR is locked down, the course will be held ONLINE at the original onsite course hours.

WHat are the dates and hours of the course?

November 28 - December 5, 2020 Every day of the 8 days planned for the course from 9:00-17:00. The course hours are given in Central European Time.

How do you arrange interpretation to Czech and Hebrew?

The interpretation is available on a separate audio Zoom channel. We will explain how to switch between the channels and how to do the settings before the start of the course. Interpretation will be simultaneous.

What does 90% of attendance mean in this online format of the course?

The 90% attendance means that you must be present at minimum 90% of the time. You must attend Day 1 of the course. Missing Day 1 of the course will result in termination of your studies in the course.

Where will we find our assingments and materials for the course?

The course uses a Learning Platform called Schoology. Instruction how to log into Schoology and how to use it will be given to students prior to the start of the course.

When should I pay?

Once you have read all the course information and understood the requirements and conditions, you can fill in your application, and make the payment on our website.

Why do I need to submit an essay about my motivation to study after I am registered?

We need to make sure that all students taking the course in English have a sufficient level of written and spoken English language. That is why we will ask you to submit a one page essay about your motivation to study. Instruction will be given to you after you enrol to the course.

In what time zone is the course schedule?

The course is schedule in CET (Central European Time Zone), or in another-words - in Prague Time.

I have children, can they be with me while I am studying?

We love children, of course. They are the reason why we give this course. However, a quiet working space without disturbance of other adults and children is a requirement for participation in the course.

What is the price of the course?

The price of the course is 800 Eur. We have special offers and discounts to our returning clients, participants of Lead Montessori 2019 Conference, and groups of teachers sent from the same school. For more information write to invoices@amiprague.cz.

Do you have more questions?

We're happy to help! Just send us the message, and our colleagues will get back to you Monday to Thursday, 09.00 - 17.00 CET (Prague Time).