Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education



Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (DMT)- for teaching children from 2B= - 6 years
(Accredited by ODLQC UK and qualified by LAN as equivalent to certificate level)
KPT (JPS) 600-03/995 (4)

Introduction
This is a foundation Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 2 1/2 to 6 years of age as qualified Montessori Specialists. The Diploma is awarded by Modern Montessori International, London.
Entry Requirements
i) A minimum of GCE 'O' level, SPM certificate with 3 credits inclusive of English**.
ii) Good command of both Written and Spoken English.
iii) A minimum of 17 years of age.
iv) 2 copies of NRIC / International Passport.
v) An essay comprising 150-250 words to say "Why you wish to join the course?"

(** For CMT graduates, you MUST have a minimum of GCE 'O' level, SPM certificate with 3 credits inclusive of English)
Aim
The course aims to develop in students a high level of professional competence as teachers of the Montessori Method to children from 2 1/2 to 6 years of age. It will give students:
1. A deep grounding in the Montessori Principle and Philosophy.
2. Basic understanding of child psychology and child development.
3. An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Montessori.
4. Knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori directress/director.
5. Knowledge of the Montessori Curriculum.
6. Developing moral and ethical education.
Modules
Modules
DMT 101 : Montessori Principle & Philosophy
DMT 102 : Child Development - The Early Years, Childcare, Health & Nutrition
DMT 103 : Curriculum Planning - Mathematics, Language, Art & Music
DMT 104 : Montessori Exercises of Practical Life
DMT 105 : Sensorial Education
DMT 106 : Language, Phonics & Grammar
DMT 107 : Mathematics
DMT 108 : Cultural Subjects - Geography, History, Botany, Zoology

MQA class (will be conducted on Friday by the MQA/LAN lecturer)
MPU classes to be conducted on every Thursday from 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Course Duration
Course duration is 14 months.
Mode of Study
Part-time Program
Every Saturday, 9am-6pm

Distance Learning (External Study)
No classes involved
Complete written assignments
Students need to attend an 11-day practical training workshop
Awards
In order to obtain the certificate,

Part-time students have to:
- Attend lectures regularly
- Complete and pass written assignments
- Pass written & practical examinations

External Students have to:
- attend an 11-day practical training workshop
- complete and pass written asssignments
- pass written and practical examinations
Course Fee Intake Dates