Headstart Montessori Teacher Training College Courses Offered

By | December 25, 2019

Headstart Montessori Teacher Training College Courses Offered

Montessori Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Pre-Primary Teaching Diploma

The purpose of this course is:

  • To provide access to a recognised ECD qualification including a Montessori bias.
  • To enable students to plan and implement a Montessori learning programme based on knowledge of child development from 2 to 6 years and work with children in a specific phase work towards achieving the learning outcomes of Grade 0 or R.
  • To improve community-based ECD services for young children by raising the level of ECD Montessori teaching competence and/or by providing opportunities for training in support and leadership roles.

The Flexi-time Learning programme can be completed within three/four years and is dependent on the time you can devote to study. The materials are given to you as 3 separate modules. They are designed to be completed sequentially. Regular face-to-face seminars, workshops and practice sessions will be held to support the practical component of the programme.

You must complete forty hours (per year) of directed observations; and attend workshops/seminars totalling a minimum of 360 hours for the entire programme (minimum of 120 contact hours per module).

Montessori Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Pre-Primary Teaching Diploma

The purpose of this course is:

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  • To provide access to a recognised ECD qualification including a Montessori bias.
  • To enable students to plan and implement a Montessori learning programme based on knowledge of child development from 2 to 6 years and work with children in a specific phase work towards achieving the learning outcomes of Grade 0 or R.
  • To improve community-based ECD services for young children by raising the level of ECD Montessori teaching competence and/or by providing opportunities for training in support and leadership roles.

The Flexi-time Learning programme can be completed within three/four years and is dependent on the time you can devote to study. The materials are given to you as 3 separate modules. They are designed to be completed sequentially. Regular face-to-face seminars, workshops and practice sessions will be held to support the practical component of the programme.

You must complete forty hours (per year) of directed observations; and attend workshops/seminars totalling a minimum of 360 hours for the entire programme (minimum of 120 contact hours per module).

Montessori-based Primary (Elementary) Teaching Diploma

Accredited with the Namibia Qualifications Authority at Level 6.

» Read about the Namibia Qualifications Framework

Completion of the Pre-Primary course is a prerequisite for students of this course