Explore our Adolescent Courses

Best for parents and support staff.

Best for existing teachers who are exploring the value of Montessori.

Best for individuals who are seeking to review Montessori practice, hold a current nationally recognised vocational credential and want to work in a Montessori learning environment for adolescents.

Best for individuals with current national teacher credentials who want to work in or to establish a Montessori learning environment for adolescents and who are seeking an internationally recognised qualification.

Montessori Australia Endorsed

Montessori Australia Endorsed

Montessori Australia Endorsed

Montessori Australia Endorsed
MACTE Accredited
This course introduces Montessori philosophy and curriculum, for new teachers and hired experts working in adolescent environments and for those who are looking for a refresher course in adolescent education.
This course develops an understanding of Montessori philosophy and curriculum, for new teachers and hired experts working in established adolescent environments and for those who are looking for a refresher course in adolescent education.

This course develops a deeper understanding of Montessori philosophy and curriculum and supports the skill development of adults new to Montessori working in adolescent environments.

This course develops a deeper understanding of Montessori philosophy and curriculum and provides intensive onsite training to support the skill development of teachers new to Montessori working in adolescent environments or who are in the process of establishing a Montessori learning environment for adolescents.
12-18 Years
Complete within 6 months
Online-only delivery

20 academic hours

  • Includes virtual lectures
  • Readings
12-18 Years
Complete within 1 year
Online-only delivery

100 academic hours

  • Includes virtual lectures
  • Readings
  • Live zoom discussion
  • Practical Assignments
12-18 Years
Complete from 1 – 1.5 year
Blended delivery: online & on-site
425 academic hours, includes
  • Virtual lectures
  • Interactive activities
  • Readings
  • Practical assignments & activities
  • Self-reflective Practicum

The practicum includes the following, self-monitored:-

  • teaching practice,
  • observation activities
  • interaction between adult learners and materials,
  • interaction between adult learners and adolescents,
  • integration of knowledge with practice,
  • preparation and care of the environment,
  • communications,
  • demonstration of skills
12-18 Years
Complete from 1 – 1.5 year
Blended delivery: online & on-site

1425* hours academic + practicum

425 academic hours, includes

  • Virtual lectures
  • Interactive activities
  • Readings
  • Face to face live virtual tutorials*
  • Practical assignments & activities

1000 practicum hours:

The practicum includes the following:

  • supervised teaching,
  • observation,
  • interaction between adult learners and materials,
  • interaction between adult learners and adolescents,
  • integration of knowledge with practice,
  • preparation and care of the environment,
  • communications,
  • demonstration of skills, and
  • supervised practice.
Assessment tasks completed throughout the course

*Recognition of prior learning (RPL) will be applied

*Face to face hours onsite is an option included in the 1425 hrs

  • Consultation with school or individual will occur about how this is executed based upon mutual requirements. (Extra costs may apply)

Key Course Segments:

1. Montessori Professional Learning Series: Foundational Principles of Montessori educational environments.

2. Montessori environments for Adolescents: an overview.

Key Course Segments:

  1. Montessori Professional Learning Series: Foundational Principles of Montessori educational environments.
  2. Montessori ‘The Big Picture’: pedagogical practice developed over time
  3. Montessori ‘The baby & the Butterfly’: Pedagogical – theory Human tendencies, Planes of development, Sensitive periods
  4. The spiritually prepared adult: theory and practice
  5. Montessori environments for Adolescents: a practical overview.

Key Course Segments:

  1. Montessori Professional Learning Series MTA038: Foundational Principles of Montessori educational environments
  2. Montessori ‘The Big Picture: Pedagogical practice developed over time
  3. Montessori “The Baby and the Butterfly’: Pedagogical theory, Human tendencies, Planes of development, Sensitive Periods
  4. The spiritually prepared adult: theory
  5. Montessori pedagogical theory and the adolescent
  6. The spiritually prepared adult and the adolescent
  7. Working with curriculum: Australian Montessori national Curriculum, practical programming and planning

Key Course Segments:

  1. Montessori Professional Learning Series MTA038: Foundational Principles of Montessori educational environments (optional)
  2. Montessori ‘The Big Picture’: pedagogical practice developed over time
  3. Montessori ‘The baby & the Butterfly’: Pedagogical – theory Human tendencies, Planes of development, Sensitive periods
  4. The spiritually prepared adult: theory and practice
  5. Montessori pedagogical theory and the adolescent
  6. The spiritually prepared adult and the adolescent: Theory and practice
  7. Working with curriculum: Australian Montessori National Curriculum, practical programming and planning
  8. Concurrent in-school practicum & self-reflection.

$525

Four Equal Payments

or

$1,995

Full Payment

$15,960 per school

unlimited attendees

$895

Four Equal Payments

or

$3,395

Full Payment

$27,160 per school

unlimited attendees

$1,150

Four Equal Payments

or

$4,395

Full Payment

$46,360 per school

unlimited attendees

$1,500

Four Equal Payments

or

$5,795

Full Payments

 

$53,200 per school

unlimited attendees

(Price includes MACTE registration fees for up to 8 students. Additional MACTE students $500 each)