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Advance Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (6 - 9 Years) *

This is a Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 6 to 9 years of age. The Diploma is awarded by Modern Montessori International, London.

Entry Requirement

Applicants must have obtained Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (2½ to 6 years).


The course aims to develop in students a high level of professional competence as teachers of the Montessori Method of Education to children from 6 years to 9 years of age. It will give students:

  1. A deep grounding and understanding of the characteristics and development stages of a child in the 6 – 9 age range according to Dr. Montessori’s principle
  2. To enable students to acquire knowledge in the use and understanding principles of the Montessori materials appropriate to the 6 – 9 age group
  3. To guide students in the design and adaptation of the materials to fulfill curriculum needs
  4. To create a Montessori learning environment that is sensitive to children in the 6 – 9 age range
  5. Create a safe and healthy living environment for children
  6. To be able to design and implement Montessori lesson plans for children in accordance to the Montessori curriculum guideline
  7. Show a high level of self-awareness and contribute positively to the Montessori workplace environment

Course Structure

  • ADMT 201: Montessori Principle & Philosophy
  • ADMT 202: Child Development
  • ADMT 203: Curriculum Planning & Strategy
  • ADMT 204: Elementary of Practical Life
  • ADMT 205: Language
  • ADMT 206: Arithmetic
  • ADMT 207: Geometry
  • ADMT 208: Zoology
  • ADMT 209: Botany
  • ADMT 210: Geography
  • ADMT 211: History

Mode of Instruction

Presentation of lessons will be done through lectures, small group activities and group/individual class presentations.

Assessment Mode

A combination of assignments, examination, observations, projects, individual presentations, journals, and essay and class tests will be held.

Course Materials

On acceptance into the course, you will receive a course manual and 2 text books.

Support Services

  • Learning support from MMI Academy
  • Student Counseling


Students will receive an award upon successfully completing the course:

  1. Advanced Diploma
    In order to obtain the Diploma, full-time students have to:
    • attend lectures regularly
    • complete and pass written assignments
    • pass written and practical examinations

Duration of Course

  • Full-Time: 12 months
  • Part-Time: 15 months

Mode of Study

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time

Teacher – Student ratio

1:34 for lecture/classroom teaching

     How to Apply?

All applications must be submitted to MMI Academy before closing date. Each application must contain:

Duly completed application form and 2 certified copies of relevant transcripts and identification copies.

The application should be sent to:

Marketing Department
MMI Academy Pte Ltd
72 South Bridge Road
Singapore 058702


* The course is not accredited by the Early Childhood Training Accreditation Committee and that successful completion of the course is not currently deemed by the Early Childhood Development Agency as a teaching qualification for childcare and preschools in Singapore.