JNANA GAMYA Teachers Training – Overview:-

JNANA GAMYA presents an interesting, rewarding and up-to-date Montessori teacher-training program.

The Diploma in Montessori Method of Education is the foundation Montessori teacher training course for any individual wishing to teach or work with children up to 6 years of age.

This program got an option of Open & Distance Learning.

• To discuss the theory and principle of the Montessori Method and its application.
• To develop an appreciation and understanding of the Montessori teaching aids and apparatus.
• To discuss with students the organization of the classroom environment and the management of children’s behaviour.
• Learners will acquire a better understanding of curriculum planning and thematic teaching.
• Learners will develop an understanding of the theories and principles of child psychology and development.
• Learners will have the opportunity to review the effects of the prepared environment on young children through teaching practice at the MMI preschool.
• Finally, the students will go through some enrichment programs like art & craft, origami, rhyme and movements and poetry, storytelling and puppetry, child health and nutrition, yoga and meditation, First Aid Training, etc.

1. A deep grounding in the Montessori Principle and Philosophy.

2. Basic understanding of child psychology and child development.

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

4. Knowledge of the Montessori environment and the role of a Montessori directress/director.

5. Knowledge of the Montessori Curriculum.

6. Developing moral and ethical education.

MODULES:-

1. Montessori Principle & Philosophy

2. Child Development and Child Psychology

3. Curriculum Planning

4. Practical Life Exercises

5. Sensorial Training

6. Writing, Phonics & Language

7. Mathematics

8. Cultural Subjects – Geography, History, Botany, Zoology

Montessori emphasizes cognitive and social development, instead of rote learning and social behaviour.
1. In a Montessori environment, the teacher does not control the class but assumes a guiding role.
2. The environment and method encourage self-discipline in a Montessori school rather than enforcing discipline…
3. In a Montessori environment, students are given individualized instructions.
4. Children work in mixed age groups in Montessori.

5. In Montessori, grouping amongst children is encouraged to teach and collaborate.

6. A child can choose his/her own work where the structured curriculum is not enforced on the child.

7. In Montessori, a child discovers his/her errors i.e. the control of error lies in the material itself instead of the teacher pointing it out.

8. A Child reinforces own learning by repetition of work and the feeling of success that she/he derives out of it. Learning is not reinforced externally by rewards and punishments.

9. In Montessori, there are multi-sensory materials for physical exploration, organized program for learning, care of oneself and the environment.

Students are provided with spacious classrooms, furnished with shelves containing an array of Montessori teaching apparatus and manipulative. In addition, there is also a student’s resource library.

This program includes individualized teaching from a team of dedicated and experienced lecturers, self-corrective materials as well as a stimulating environment.

There are excellent job opportunities in India and abroad after the completion of the course. Students find themselves well placed in Montessori as well as formal schools of high repute. They even find themselves equipped to open schools of their own.

To sum up, the course trains students not only to delve into the depths of the child’s mind for a deeper understanding of the child’s need but also prepare them spiritually to serve the noble purpose of facilitating the child’s overall development as a parent or a teacher.

Training Courses:-

Jnana Gamya is committed to providing quality early childhood programmes and services to teachers, parents and any individual who may be interested to guide, facilitate and develop children.

It conducts the following Early Childhood course

Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education

The Montessori Method of Education is the foundation Montessori teacher training course for any individual wishing to teach or work with children up to 6 years. This course fulfils the professional training requirements needed for employment as Montessori pre-school teachers. This programmes got an option of Open & Distance Learning.

Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education – Course Description

This is a foundation Montessori teacher training course. It is suitable for students wishing to work with or to teach children up to 6 years of age. The Certificate is awarded by JNANA GAMYA FOUNDATION

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:-

Applicants are assessed on their individual merits. Minimum pre-requisite qualifications for Nursery/Pre-school Teachers is 10+2. They must also have a good standard for both written and spoken English. They must be at least 17 years of age.

• Attend 2 months of Teaching Practice

Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education – Misc Information

Course duration = 6 months (study) + 2 months (teaching practice)

Course Materials:-

On acceptance on the course, you will receive a course material for each module

Mode Of Study:-

We offer the full-time programme (i.e classes are held 5 days a week from Mon-Fri and running 2 batches – morning & afternoon) and Distance education for working teachers

Awards:-

In order to obtain the certificate,
1. Attend lectures regularly
2. Complete and pass written assignments
3. Pass written & practical examinations