Trainer of Trainers

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Overview

This course is offered to qualified, experienced Montessori teachers who wish to enrich their careers by training as Montessori trainers.

Entry Requirements

  • A diploma from a MACTE accredited college
  • A minimum of five years’ teaching in a Montessori environment
  • A university degree

Course Syllabus

This course offers a detailed introduction to the principles of adult education – a combination of theoretical and practical experiences.

The following topics will be explored: participation, non-participation and access; self planned learning; major personal change; adult education and community action; establishing a learning environment; understanding mixed ability groups; diverse sharing skills; supporting individual and group learning; providing feedback and mentoring.

Course Goals

  • To develop professional, competent Montessori trainers who understand the principles of adult education and model the Montessori principles.
  • To create a team of Montessori Teachers College trainers who will support and continue the work of the founders.

Course Structure

Section 1:     Attending lectures and completing assignments

Section 2:     Opportunities for integrating theoretical concepts with practical work

Certification

A diploma from Montessori Teachers College will be awarded to those who complete all sections of the course successfully.