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"The Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (DMT) is a very interesting and hands-on program that introduces me to this highly unique and specialized method of teaching as well as allow me to utilize different Montessori materials to create activities for young children. I enjoy the lessons thoroughly."

~~ Mary Goh

Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (2½ - 6 Years) *

This is a Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children from 2½ to 6 years of age. The Diploma is awarded by Modern Montessori International, London.

Entry Requirement

Applications are assessed on their individual merits but must have obtained at least 3 GCE ‘O’ Levels (or its equivalent). They must also have a good standard of both written and spoken English. They must be at least 17 years of age. Those without the above qualification will be considered on case by case basis.


  1. Develop a deep understanding of current theories, research of child development, the Montessori Principle and Philosophy and their implications on early childhood care and education.
  2. Observe and understand children’s interactions with the environment.
  3. Develop a framework for creating a learning environment that will enhance the total development of young children.
  4. Demonstrate their understanding of the teacher’s role, knowledge and skills of the teaching/learning processes and their implications for practice.
  5. An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Maria Montessori.
  6. A knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori directress/director.
  7. A knowledge of the Montessori Curriculum.

Course Structure

  • DMT 101: Montessori Philosophy
  • DMT 102: Child Development
  • DMT 103: Curriculum Planning
  • DMT 104: Practical Life
  • DMT 105: Sensorial
  • DMT 106: Language
  • DMT 107: Mathematics
  • DMT 108: Cultural;
  •                         Zoology, Botany, History, Geography

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, group presentation, individual presentations, journals and essay.

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 awards upon successfully completing the course:

  • Diploma in Montessori Method of Education (2½ - 6 years)

Duration of Course

  • Full-Time: 12 months
  • Part-Time: 24 months

Mode of Study

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
  • Distance Learning

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.
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