March 20 -
May 22 - 30
October 18 -
February 14 -
October 17 -
Graduation: November 14, 2022
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 dates and hours.
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING - Heidi Philippart
Heidi Philippart M.A.(Edu), A.M.I.(Dip), lives and works in Amsterdam. She was first introduced to Montessori in the late 80’s early 90’s, while working under the guidance of Patty Wallner (AMI Assistant to Infancy trainer) and Silvana Montanaro (founder of the AMI Assistant to Infancy programme).
Heidi trained in Denver with Judi Orion on the Assistant to Infancy level, has worked extensively with the 0-3 programme and is an AMI trainer on the Assistant to Infancy level.
In 1996 she opened her first Montessori school and now runs two small Montessori Bilingual Preschools in the centre of Amsterdam, working with between 80 - 90 families every year.
Her speciality is helping parents in the application of Montessori principles and bilingualism in the home environment. Heidi has spoken extensively around the Netherlands and internationally (France, USA, Australia, Britain) on Montessori related topics such as toilet independence, preparation of the home environment and the general area of birth to three.
GOAL OF THE COURSE
The course offers in-depth study of Montessori pedagogy and current medical and psychological approaches to child development from birth to three years.
BENEFITS OF THE COURSE
- Benefit 1
- Learn from a very experienced AMI Training Directress Heidi Philippart.
- Benefit 3
- With interpretation of the spoken word to Czech.
- Course work can be done in English or Czech languages, including written and oral exams.
- Students need to have an adequate level of spoken and written English, Czech or Slovak.
- Translation to other languages is possible based on individual agreement with the Course Team. Please email us to discuss the options (firstname.lastname@example.org)
YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES
- You have ability to pursue academic work
- You have a university or a college degree
- You have a strong and transparent motivation to become a Montessori teacher
- You have good communication skills
- You are a person of moral integrity
- You are persistent
- You have a structured and orderly personality
- You have moderate self confidence and ability to self-reflect
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
- School leaders and administrators
- All adults interested in child development
- Course400 hours of classroom based training including lectures and supervised practice.
- ObservationA minimum of 250 hours of observations of children from birth to three years.
- COVID-19 RestrictionsSpecific instructions on how to observe will be given during the Course, taking into account the restrictions which may be imposed by Covid-19.
REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION
- Minimum of 90% attendance on the course
- A minimum of 140 hours of guided practice with Montessori materials
- Completion of original reference albums and other course work to the required standard
- Completion of Observation and Teaching Practice in Montessori settings as required by AMI
- Successful completion of written and oral exams
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After your application interview we will let you know if you met all the criteria to be enrolled in the course.
In case you or anyone from your school took part in Lead Montessori Conferences, you are entitled to a 15% discount on the course price.
Our returning clients are also welcome to use a 15% discount, same goes for groups of teachers from the same school (3 people and more). Discounts aren't added up.
Once all is completed, we will review your application to enroll in the course and let you know result. We are sure you can succeed!
YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE
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You can contact at this email address to clarify any questions that you might have regarding the Diploma Course.
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Criminal record check
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