Montessori Society AMI (UK)

News and Events

  • 8 Oct 2020 10:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Annual General Meeting
    Members are reminded to
    save their seat at the Society’s online AGM on Thursday 08 October 2020, 7-9pm BST.

    Proceedings will be followed by a talk given by Dr. Kulvarn Atwal, Executive Headteacher of two London primary schools and author of the The Thinking School: Developing a dynamic learning community


  • 11 Jun 2020 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    “It’s important to take time individually and as a community to learn new skills and tools to support the strongest Montessori implementation.”

    Join Elizabeth Slade and Michelle Boyle of Public Montessori Action for this outline to building and maintaining a school-wide culture of Montessori principles and practice. 

    The introduction to this system for collaboration takes place on Thursday 15th October 2020, 7 - 8.30pm (BST) and will highlight how the Coaching workshop:

    • Provides the tools and builds the skills to create a strong and cohesive staff team
    • Facilitates in-service learning and professional development
    • Cultivates a consistently optimal environment for the benefit of children and adults
    Registration for this free online event is open to diploma holders, school owners and administrators. Zoom link will be emailed.

    The Montessori Coaching workshop will take place in January 2021.

  • 1 Jun 2020 11:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Members’ Talk

    The Society would like to welcome members to a new AMI UK community forum. Members’ Talk is an informal discussion space to share ideas, successes and concerns.

    We begin with Montessori practice in Covid-19 times. This meeting is for school and class leaders to discuss Covid-related measures and the effects.


    When: Thursday 22 October 2020, 7 to 8.30pm

    Sign up here for the AMI UK community forum. Not a member? Join here.


  • 3 May 2020 10:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Theory Live!

    Dr. Montessori’s theories on human development are intriguing and still progressive in the field of education. If you have been promising yourself a deeper dive into these revelations, now is your chance.

    We are pleased to announce a monthly series of online workshops hosted by AMI trainer, Cheryl Ferreira. The 45-minute sessions of exploration and discovery will enrich classroom application. Although aimed at Montessori teachers and assistants, everyone interested in a richer understanding of Dr. Montessori’s writings is welcome.

    Sessions take place on the first Tuesday of each month at 4pm and each is independent - attend all or just one. See below for dates and topics of the first three sessions:

    The workshops are free for Montessori Society AMI UK members and £10 per session for non-members. Not a member? Join here.


  • 15 Apr 2020 9:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    "We can imagine an adult society organized as a constructive society on the same lines as the children’s – that is, along the lines of this naturally cohesive society. Attachment to other people is the first stage, bringing men to work together towards a common goal."

    Maria Montessori, The 1946 London Lectures 


    This professional development course focuses on the needs of adults working in Montessori schools. The sessions will create new coaches and strengthen existing ones by providing systems for reflective child-centred practice, that supports the growth and development of adults.

    Montessori Coaching:

    • Provides the materials and builds the skills to create a strong and cohesive staff team

    • Facilitates in-service learning and professional development

    • Cultivates a consistently optimal environment for the benefit of children and adults

    The course runs over ten sessions on Mondays 7pm - 9pm, beginning 11th January 2021.

    DATES

    Jan: 11 18,  25

    Feb: 01,  08 22  (no session 15 Feb)

    Mar: 01, 08, 15,  22

    REGISTER HERE

    Discounts available for Early Bird registrations









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