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MARIA MONTESSORI TRAINING INSTITUTE IFMM

Geneva, Switzerland

Join a global network of professionals who believe in creating the right environment for children to develop emotionally, socially and academically. With Montessori pedagogy, you encourage children to actively engage in their own development, to discover the joys of learning and to become well-balanced and competent individuals, connected to themselves and to others, confident in society.
In addition to this, you need to know more about it.
“The teacher must teach a lesson, plant the seed and then disappear; observe and wait. "
Maria Montessori, The Call of Education, vol. 11, no. IV, December 1925

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Matériel Sensoriel : Emboitements Cylindriques
Vie Pratique : Cadres
Graduation

OUR TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS

Montessori pedagogy finds practical applications in all stages of life.
Discover our various seminars for the public and our professional training courses to become a Montessori teacher, or to improve one's practice, or simply to know more about Montessori method

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MONTESSORI FROM BIRTH TO 3 Y.O.

This seminar is for anyone wishing to understand the first stages of infant development up to 3 years old: early childhood educators, mothers or future mothers (and dads of course!), Grandparents, nannies ...

MONTESSORI FROM 3 TO 6 Y.O.

Discover the foundations of Montessori pedagogy, give future teachers the means to apply a different education, respectful of the child and his development.


The diploma awarded gives the possibility of teaching in Montessori AMI structures, for degrees from 3 to 6 years, all over the world.

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MONTESSORI FROM 6 TO 12 Y.O.

An introduction to Montessori 6-12 theory and practice intended for elementary school staff, extracurricular helpers, sports or music teachers, parents, grandparents ...

MONTESSORI FOR DEMENTIA AND AGEING

The Montessori method, well known for promoting children's autonomy, has for several years found a new field of application for the elderly and / or in a situation of dementia: it allows them to maintain or regain real autonomy, through adapted activities that give meaning to everyday actions.

This 3-day workshop led by Stéphanie Etievant helps you understand the usefulness of offering people with loss of autonomy environments adapted to their condition.

This seminar is also offered in a 100% online format (Zoom).

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MONTESSORI SCHOOLS ADMINISTRATION

This course is open to all those who wish to understand how Montessori values can be applied to the management and direction of a school, in order to ensure consistency in what we transmit to children and the way of behaving between adults. : educators in the first place, but also all those who would have a project to open a Montessori school ...

CONFERENCES & WEBINARS

We organize, throughout the year, conferences and webinars on Montessori or topics related to the education or development of children.
These events are addressed to the general public or sometimes reserved for professionals.

Coming trainings and workshops in English langage

  • AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    mar. 20 août
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    20 août 2024, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    20 août 2024, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    Format: Hybrid (online + face to face in Geneva) Dates: August 20, 2024 - June 20, 2025 Online sessions on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 9 pm CET Language: English / French (simultaneous translation) Trainer: Tiffany LIDDELL (AMI) Price: CHF 13'000
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  • AMI 6-12 Diploma Course Blended format (online+onsite)
    AMI 6-12 Diploma Course Blended format (online+onsite)
    18 nov 24 - 24 apr 26
    Online+Onsite
    18 nov 24 - 24 apr 26
    Online+Onsite
    18 nov 24 - 24 apr 26
    Online+Onsite
    Training type : Diploma Montessori AMI 6-12 y.o. Format : Blended (online+onsite) Dates : Nov 2024 - Avril 2026 Langage : English / German Trainer : Cordula ARANA Price : CHF 15'240 (incl. examens) Training organised in partner Montessori-CH, infos/enrolment on their website (inscriptions)
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  • 3-6 Orientation, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    3-6 Orientation, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    lun. 13 mai
    Online
    13 mai 2024, 09:00 – 31 mai 2024, 15:30
    Online
    13 mai 2024, 09:00 – 31 mai 2024, 15:30
    Online
    Format : 100% ONLINE (Zoom) Dates : May 13-17 & May 27-31, 2024 Time : 09:00am-03:30pm Langage : English / French (live translation) Formateur : Elina RAUTASALO Price : CHF 1'000.- Quorum : 10 participants minimum
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  • Montessori Schools Administrators course, Julien Lamorte & Pete Juds
    Montessori Schools Administrators course, Julien Lamorte & Pete Juds
    mar. 14 nov.
    Online 9am-12noon
    14 nov. 2023, 09:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    14 nov. 2023, 09:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    Type : Online Seminar Price : CHF 1'500 (Swiss Francs) Dates : Nov 14, 2023 to Feb 27, 2024 (12 sessions) Time : 0900 am to 1200 (CET)
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  • Workshop Montessori for Ageing and Dementia, with Stéphanie Etievant (in French only)
    Workshop Montessori for Ageing and Dementia, with Stéphanie Etievant (in French only)
    mar. 17 oct.
    Lancy
    17 oct. 2023, 08:30 – 19 oct. 2023, 16:30
    Lancy, Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    17 oct. 2023, 08:30 – 19 oct. 2023, 16:30
    Lancy, Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    3-day workshop open to anyone, followed by a certification process for age-care professionals (optional) Format : On site* in Geneva, Switzerland Langage : French Trainer : Stéphanie Etievant
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  • AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    mar. 05 sept.
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    05 sept. 2023, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    05 sept. 2023, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    Format: Hybrid (online + face to face in Geneva) Dates: September 5, 2023 - July 5, 2024 Online sessions on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 9 pm CET (summer) or 5 to 8 pm CET (winter) Language: English / French (simultaneous translation) Trainer: Tiffany LIDDELL (AMI) Price: CHF 12'000
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  • AMI 6-12 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    AMI 6-12 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    lun. 03 juil.
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    03 juil. 2023, 08:30
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    03 juil. 2023, 08:30
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    Format: Hybrid (online + face to face) Location : Girona (Spain) and Geneva (Switzerland) Dates: July 3, 2023 - August 1, 2025 Language: English / Spanish (simultaneous translation) Trainer: Dani Cañigueral (AMI) Price: CHF 13'350.-
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  • 3-6 Assistant, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    3-6 Assistant, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    lun. 13 févr.
    Online
    13 févr. 2023, 09:00 – 31 mars 2023, 15:00
    Online
    13 févr. 2023, 09:00 – 31 mars 2023, 15:00
    Online
    Format : 100% ONLINE (Zoom) Dates : Feb 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & March 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 Time : 09:00am-03:00pm Langage : English / French (live translation) Formateur : Elina RAUTASALO Price : CHF 1'000.- Quorum : 10 participants minimum
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  • Montessori Schools Administrators course, Julien Lamorte & Pete Juds
    Montessori Schools Administrators course, Julien Lamorte & Pete Juds
    mar. 22 nov.
    Online 9am-12noon
    22 nov. 2022, 09:00 – 28 févr. 2023, 12:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    22 nov. 2022, 09:00 – 28 févr. 2023, 12:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    Type : Online Seminar Price : CHF 1'500 (Swiss Francs) Dates : 2022 Nov 22, 29, Dec 6, 13 and in 2023 Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 14, 21, 28 Time : 0900 am to 1200 (CET)
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  • 3-6 Assistant, with Soraya LALLANI, auxiliary trainer AMI 3-6
    3-6 Assistant, with Soraya LALLANI, auxiliary trainer AMI 3-6
    lun. 10 oct.
    Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2
    10 oct. 2022, 09:00 – 21 oct. 2022, 16:30
    Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1227 Lancy, Suisse
    10 oct. 2022, 09:00 – 21 oct. 2022, 16:30
    Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1227 Lancy, Suisse
    Format : Hybrid* (online + on site) Dates : Oct 10-14 and Oct 17-21 Time : 09:00am - 04:30pm Langage : English/French (live translation) Formateur : Soraya LALLANI * Face-to-face format if the health situation allows it. Otherwise, the training will take place entirely online
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  • Montessori for Dementia and Aging, with Stéphanie Etievant (in French only)
    Montessori for Dementia and Aging, with Stéphanie Etievant (in French only)
    mer. 21 sept.
    Lancy
    21 sept. 2022, 08:30 – 23 sept. 2022, 16:30
    Lancy, Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    21 sept. 2022, 08:30 – 23 sept. 2022, 16:30
    Lancy, Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    3-day workshop open to anyone, followed by a certification process for age-care professionals (optional) Format : On site* in Geneva, Switzerland Langage : French Trainer : Stéphanie Etievant & Anne Kelly * Face-to-face format if the Covid situation allow
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  • AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    AMI 3-6 Diploma Course Blended format (online + onsite)
    mar. 06 sept.
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    06 sept. 2022, 18:00 – 16 juin 2023, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    06 sept. 2022, 18:00 – 16 juin 2023, 18:00
    Blended format : Online & Onsite
    Format: Hybrid (online + face to face in Geneva) Dates: September 6, 2022 - June 16, 2023 Online sessions on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 9 pm CET (summer) or 5 to 8 pm CET (winter) Language: English / French (simultaneous translation) Trainer: Tiffany LIDDELL (AMI) Price: CHF 12'000
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  • Montessori for Dementia and Aging, with Stéphanie Etievant & Anne Kelly
    Montessori for Dementia and Aging, with Stéphanie Etievant & Anne Kelly
    mer. 23 mars
    Boncourt
    23 mars 2022, 09:00 – 25 mars 2022, 16:30
    Boncourt, 2926 Boncourt, Suisse
    23 mars 2022, 09:00 – 25 mars 2022, 16:30
    Boncourt, 2926 Boncourt, Suisse
    3-day workshop open to anyone, followed by a certification process for age-care professionals (optional) Format : On site* in Boncourt, Jura Langage : French, translation to english upon request Trainer : Stéphanie Etievant & Anne Kelly * Face-to-face format if the Covid situation allow
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  • Montessori AMI 3-6 y.o. Diploma Course, with Elina Rautasalo, AMI trainer (Module 4)
    Montessori AMI 3-6 y.o. Diploma Course, with Elina Rautasalo, AMI trainer (Module 4)
    lun. 01 nov.
    Onsite (IFMM)
    01 nov. 2021, 08:45 – 10 déc. 2021, 19:00
    Onsite (IFMM), Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    01 nov. 2021, 08:45 – 10 déc. 2021, 19:00
    Onsite (IFMM), Esplanade de Pont-Rouge 2, 1212 Lancy, Suisse
    Format : hybride (online and face-to-face) Dates : 11 January - 5 February 2021 (module 1) / 22 February - 1st April 2021 (module 2) / 10 May- 11 June 2021 (module 3) / 1st November - 2 December 2021 (module 4) Langage : English / French Trainer : Elina RAUTASALO
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  • Webinar on Bilinguism with Irini Fafalios, AMI Trainer
    Webinar on Bilinguism with Irini Fafalios, AMI Trainer
    mar. 12 oct.
    Online 7:30pm-10:30pm
    12 oct. 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
    Online 7:30pm-10:30pm
    12 oct. 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
    Online 7:30pm-10:30pm
    A 3 hour webinar on Bilinguism at school and at home.
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  • Montessori Schools Administrators course, Bill Conway+Julien Lamorte
    Montessori Schools Administrators course, Bill Conway+Julien Lamorte
    mar. 05 oct.
    Online 9am-12noon
    05 oct. 2021, 09:00 – 12:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    05 oct. 2021, 09:00 – 12:00
    Online 9am-12noon
    Type : Online Seminar Price : Euro 1'500 / CHF 1'650 Dates : Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 14, 21 Time : 0900 am to 1200
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  • 3-6 Orientation, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    3-6 Orientation, with Elina Rautasalo AMI 3-6 trainer
    mer. 22 sept.
    Online
    22 sept. 2021, 18:00 – 21:00
    Online
    22 sept. 2021, 18:00 – 21:00
    Online
    Format : 100% ONLINE (Zoom) Dates : Sept 22, 26, 29, Oct 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 31, Nov 3, 7 Time : 06:00pm-09:00pm (Wednesdays) 09:00am - 04:00pm (Sundays) Langage : English / French (live translation) Formateur : Elina RAUTASALO Price : CHF 1'000.- Quorum : 10 participants minimum
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  • Montessori for Dementia and Aging (French only!), with Stéphanie Etievant
    Montessori for Dementia and Aging (French only!), with Stéphanie Etievant
    lun. 20 sept.
    Onsite (IFMM)
    20 sept. 2021, 09:00 – 22 sept. 2021, 17:00
    Onsite (IFMM), 1227 Lancy, Suisse
    20 sept. 2021, 09:00 – 22 sept. 2021, 17:00
    Onsite (IFMM), 1227 Lancy, Suisse
    3-day workshop open to anyone, followed by a certification process for age-care professionals (optional) SEPTEMBER WORKSHOP WILL BE DELIVERED IN FRENCH ONLY !
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"The word education should not be understood in the sense of teaching but as aid to the psychological development of the child"

Maria Montessori

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Chemin Docteur-Adolphe-Pasteur 11, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland

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