Qualification Gained

QQI Minor Award in Montessori Teaching

This minor award is made up of the following minor awards;
• Early Learning Environment - 15 credits
• Early Childhood Literacy & Numeracy - 15 credits
• Early Childhood Arts and Culture - 15 credits
• Work Experience - 15 credits

Course Structure

This course is blended learning and workshops.  You are required to attend 7 weekend workshops (Sat and Sun).  See a schedule of workshops here.

Study Options and Payment

Learners can book the Montessori modules only at €1,690 if paid in full or €1,850 if paid by installments (€600 deposit and 5 payments of €250 over 5 months).  Learners can choose to study for the full major award by adding the individual ECCE modules  at €600 each per module.  Please contact Jennifer Matteazzi to discuss these options on 01 892 0040 or jennifer.matteazzi@portobelloinstitut.ie

Further Studies

Learners who successfully complete the Montessori Teaching award may wish to add the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) to achieve a full major award.  These additional modules which are delivered via blended learning at an additional fee of €600. To discuss this further please contact Jennifer Matteazzi on 01 892 0040 or email jennifer.matteazzi@portobelloinstitute.ie

Course Content Modules

  1. Early Learning Environment
    - Montessori Philosophy, Practical Life Skills and Sensorial Education
  2. Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy
    - Montessori Language Development and Montessori Mathematics
  3. Early Childhood Arts and Culture
    - Montessori Arts and Culture
  4. Work Experience 
    Over the duration of the course. Learners will spend 50 hours applying work skills to consolidate child development and learning in a Montessori school. This work experience is considered an integral part of the continuing learning process in which the Learner learns to apply the knowledge gained during the course.


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