CERTIFICATE IN HIGHER EDUCATION – MONTESSORI EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICE
For September 2015
Montessori Centre International (MCI) is proud to introduce a new qualification to their course portfolio. The new Certificate in Higher Education – Montessori Early Childhood Practice course launches in September 2015 and is validated by London Metropolitan University.
“I wasn’t sure if the Distance Learning course would feel too distant but instead I find that the world seems to have shrunk and we are all on this journey of learning together, sharing our thoughts and ideas.”
Montessori Centre International is delighted to welcome a third group of online learners to its Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy Birth to Seven (Early Years Educator) – Level 3 & 4 this May.
Technology can add new dimensions to children’s understanding of the world, but we must remember that it is not a substitute for play or effective teaching, says Barbara Isaacs…
Following on the recent MSA conference dedicated to Technology and in preparation for this afternoons Twitter conversation Barbara Isaacs reflects on recently published book on technology in the early years and speficaly on the chapter which addressed learning in Montessori settings:
In recently published (2015, New York: Routledge and NAEYC) “Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years” edited by Chip Donohue, chapter 5, written by Warren Buckleitner, explores diverse theoretical approaches to the iPad revolution.
Last month Ofsted published its quarterly statistical release on the outcomes of early years and childcare inspections conducted between 1 September 2008 and 31 December 2014 (Ofsted 2015)*. Whilst such a document does not necessarily appeal to a wide audience, this one contains some interesting information and indicates the effect of Ofsted’s current approach to these inspections.