The Core of The Montessori Method

Dr. Maria Montessori’s first research and writing was related to the 3-6 year old child and the core of her child-centred methodology can be found in the study of this fascinating age group.

In-depth Montessori theory, practical materials, and practicum relating to the child 3-6 years. Learn how to apply Montessori principles for 3-6 year olds in a Montessori centre and in everyday life. Includes comprehensive training on use and creation of age-appropriate Montessori materials. 

3-6 Diploma Course Content

(All 4 modules required):

Practical Module 3-6A

Two onsite workshops*, totalling 7 + 3 days in one year


Assignments include creation of Montessori albums and materials 


Module A runs in odd-numbered years in Oslo (2021, 2023, 2025, etc.)


Subjects include practical life, sensorial education, and mathematics

Practical Module 3-6B

Two onsite workshops*, totalling 7 + 3 days in one year


Assignments include creation of Montessori albums and materials


Runs in even-numbered years in Oslo (2022, 2024, 2026, etc.) 


Subjects include practical creative skills, culture, and language


Theory Module

Core Montessori theory plus theory relating to children 0-6 years










Classroom Practice Module 

400 hours Montessori internship in your own area 


Online assignments and discussion groups 







*Practical modules can be taken in any order. Annual materials workshops are held in Oslo, Norway but there are often workshops in other countries. Contact us for information on other workshop locations.

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This diploma programme is accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) –

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