3-6 aged group AMI Internationally recognized Montessori Assistant Course, in Manama Montessori Training Centre, Bahrain, designed for Pakistani Nationals to work as assistants in a Montessori classroom

Core Knowledge 0-18+

Online - in English and Arabic 

Summer 2021 

Price: BHD 790
 

A course designed first for professionals but also for parents and all adults interested into child's development.
It provides concepts and methods in order to support all children aged 3 to 6 into gaining autonomy, freedom and discipline, at school or at home.
The assistant supports the lead Montessori educator in the classroom, and allows children to learn better and in a peaceful environment.

Goals of the Course

  • For professionals : become able assistants in a Montessori Children's House, learn how to support and help the classroom director/directress maintain equilibrium within the class, how to observe, when and how to intervene and not interfere.

  • For parents : discover about true Montessori education, how to respect your child's own rhythm of development, prepare your children for becoming autonomous and responsible leaders.

  • For all : gain knowledge of Montessori's understanding of freedom and discipline, acquire the ability to support the development of the child.

Course content

  • Introduction to Montessori

  • The Role of the Directress

  • The Role of the Assistant

  • Overview of the Planes of Development

  • all ages 0-18+ 

Course Schedule

Time of this course is given in Pakistan time (GMT+5)

  • Week 1 : live online lectures 

  • Week 2 : live online lectures

  • Week 3 : live online lectures

  • Week 4 : observations of children

  • Week 5 : live online lectures ; final Q&A session / Course ending

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

  • Study International AMI Assistants Course from the comfort of your home.

      

Course Duration

  • 36 hours of live online sessions, during a total of 5 weeks.

  • 24 additional hours of independent study.

  • 9 additional hours of mandatory observations

  • 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 Requirements

  • 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.

  • Mandatory reading : students need to read books from Maria Montessori "The secret of childhood", "The absorbent mind" and "The child in the family". In order to ease the course preparation, MMTC will order the books on behalf of the students and sell them back to students. 

  • Some additional reading texts will be made available to students during the course.

  • Materials. Submission of handmade materials -  language cards and making of the video of a 3 period lesson.

  • Attendance. Minimum of 90% attendance.

  • Overall satisfactory participation in the course. As evaluated by the Course Director.

Enrollment criteria

  • Course given in Urdu. All course work, including mandatory written assignments, has to be done in Urdu. Students need to have an adequate level of written and spoken Urdu to take 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 the training center staff.

  • Filled out online application form and payment of required fees.

  • Computer availability and good access to the Internet for the whole time of the course.

  • A quiet place to study.