To help students form a coherent and consistent set of values that blend with Montessori principles.
To enable students to study and understand the theory and philosophy of Montessori ideas.
To enable students to build a versatile set of skills to work with and advance children’s learning in a Montessori classroom.
To develop the growth of Montessori education.
International Accreditation – MACTE
The College of Modern Montessori holds accredited status for its full time early childhood teacher education certification courses from the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) through the years 2019 – 2025.
MACTE is an autonomous, international, non-profit making accreditation agency for Montessori teacher education programmes. The MACTE Commission is based in the United States and is the premier, internationally recognised, standard setting and accrediting body for Montessori teacher education.
1a. Montessori Philosophy
1b. Human Growth and Development
1c. Subject matter for each course level, not to exclude: Cosmic education, Peace education, Practical life, The arts, Fine and gross motor skills, Community resources for learning
2a. Correct use of Montessori materials
2b. Scope and curriculum of curriculum
2c. The prepared environment
2d. Parent/teacher/family/community partnership
2e. The purpose and methods of observation
2f. Planning for instruction
2g. Assessment and documentation
2h. Reflective practice
2i. Support and intervention for learning difficulties
2j. Culturally responsive methods
The candidate for certification demonstrates and implements with children:
3a. Classroom leadership
3b. Authentic assessment
3c. The Montessori philosophy and methods (materials)
3d. Parent/teacher/family partnership
3e. Professional responsibilities
3f. Innovation and flexibility
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