Postgraduate MA

Montessori Education

Develop your research skills and explore theory, practice and research in Montessori education. You’ll be guided by expert staff on this online master’s course.

Montessori Education

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Distance Learning
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Learn about the breadth of international contexts in which Montessori education is developing 
  • Explore contemporary theoretical debates relating to social justice and Montessori Education
  • Deepen your understanding of the links between Dr Montessori’s theory of cosmic education and sustainable development in education
  • Develop your criticality, evaluation and analytical skills 
  • Gain research knowledge of theory and methodology to inform your dissertation  

Our academic community

We are passionate about Montessori education.  You’ll be supported by an expert team with knowledge across many aspects of education, including: 

  • Professional identity in education
  • Early childhood education
  • Social justice 
  • Sustainable development  

You’ll be taught by academic staff who have been practising Montessorians and have conducted research in the areas of early childhood education. You’ll also have the option to engage in your own research-based learning and present this via an event organised by the International Montessori Institute.

Collaborative study

You’ll study alongside students from a range of backgrounds and educational environments. This will give you the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from each other's professional contexts. You’ll also be able to share ideas and network with fellow students from other institutions linked to your tutors.  


Why study Montessori Education at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Online learning – you’ll access live and recorded teaching and learning opportunities online 
  2. Collaborate – you’ll have the opportunity to undertake core modules with the wider MA Education community
  3. Learn from experts – you’ll be taught by a professionally experienced Montessori teaching team
  4. Research and events programme - at the International Montessori Institute 

MA Montessori Education: A course overview Hear from Nathan Archer, Director of the International Montessori Institute, about what the MA Montessori Education course is all about.

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