Teachers Training Courses


Course objectives

 Junior Diploma in Montessori Method of Education is a basic teacher training course in the core subjects of Montessori Curriculum. The training is designed to provide its trainees:

•A basic knowledge in Montessori Philosophy & Theory

•A thorough grounding in the core subjects of the Montessori Curriculum

•A basic understanding of child development

•An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Maria Montessori

•A knowledge of Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori directress/ director/ teacher

•General knowledge on essential aspects of ECED

Course Structure

Part I Practical Modules

1. Montessori Practical Life Exercise
2. Montessori Sensorial Education
3. Montessori Language and Phonics
4. Montessori Mathematics
5. Montessori Cultural Education/ Knowledge and Understanding of the World

 Part II Seminars on Montessori Education

1. Montessori Principle and Theory
3. Theory and Practice of Practical Life Exercises
4. Education of senses and Intelligence Development
5. Early Literacy Issues and Practices
6. English Language and Phonics
7. Development and Importance of Cultural Education

 Part III Seminars on Essential Aspects of ECED

1. Understanding Multiple Intelligence in Early Childhood Classroom
2. Introduction of Child Development Psychology
4. Classroom and Behavior management in Early Years
5. Story Reading and literacy programme

6. Child Health, Nutrition and Safety
7. Creativity and child development

Awards & Course Work

In order to obtain the Junior Diploma award, trainees are required to meet the following criteria:

1. The trainees must attend practical classes.

2. They must attend seminars regularly with min 95% attendance in each subject.

3. They must complete and pass all the course work and assignments and pass written & Practical examinations.

Entry qualification    : SLC (or its equivalent)

Minimum Age             :  17 Years

Duration of course    : 2 ½  –  3months

Course materials       : Upon the acceptance on to the course, students are provided 5 subjects booklets, a book and a phonics CD .

Method of study        : 3-5 days a week (depending on subjects)


Junior Diploma in Montessori Method of Education gives the trainees a good head start to pursue a career in the areas of early childhood education. It qualifies the trainees to work as the teachers of children between 2 to 6 years in two core subjects of Montessori (Practical Life Exercise & Sensorial Education). It also qualifies the trainees to teach Montessori Language & Phonics, mathematics & cultural subjects to the children between 2-3 to 5 years.


About the course

Diploma in Montessori method of education is an intensive and professional early childhood education teacher training course, on Montessori method and curriculum. It is suitable and useful for people wishing to pursue their career in early childhood education or those who are already involved in teaching this level but are keen to improve their professional knowledge and skills. It is equally useful for the personals who are interested to know child-centered education and want to promote self-learning among the children. It is the most up to date and comprehensive course in Montessori teaching method.

Course Objective

The course aims to develop in trainees a high level of professional competence as teachers of the Montessori Method to children from 2.5-6 yrs. of age. The course is designed to provide its trainees with all the knowledge, experience and practical training required to work in the field of early childhood education in accordance with the methods and principles set forth by Dr. Maria Montessori.

It will give trainees:-

  • A through grounding in the Montessori Principle and Philosophy.
  • Basic understanding of child psychology.
  • An appreciation and understanding of the teaching aids developed by Dr. Montessori.
  • Knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori directress/ director.
  • Knowledge of the Montessori curriculum.

Career Prospect, Teaching Practice & Course Work

The diploma in Montessori Method of education at NMTC prepares the trainees to make a career in the field of early childhood education. Those who are already working in the area of early childhood education will have an edge over theirs on successful completion of this course. This course in beneficial for

  1. Teachers, Researchers and Social Workers who want to have firm understanding in Montessori Method and philosophy.
  2. Entrepreneurs interested in venturing in the area of early childhood education or to set up their own kindergartens/day care centers can gain rich experience and knowledge by joining this course.
  3. Parents who are interested in knowing more about good parenting during early childhood years can also be benefited by this course.
  4. Career Seekers who are thinking to pursue their career in the field of early childhood education, this course is the best head start.
  5. Graduates of this institution may find it easy to find employment as early childhood educators in Montessori of multipurpose schools.

Entry qualification: SLC (or its equivalent), must have a junior diploma.

Minimum Age         :  17 Years

Duration of course : 3months


NMTC provides Junior Diploma and Diploma crash course which usually last for a month. For details contact at 4785199, 4784387 or email at info@nepalmontessori.org.


These short courses are organized with aims of giving teachers, parents & social workers who are involved working with young children a better understanding of the child developmental psychology, care and education.  It provides practical tips in how to teach children math, reading skills, language etc. for those who are interested please call us to have your name on our mailing list (submit your interest).

Preschool Management Trainings: These are short courses designed to meet the need of professionals like preschool co-ordinators and principals who are interested to up- date or polish and refresh their knowledge and skills as school managers. It is also equally beneficial for the people who would like to or thinking to set up their own preschools.