In-depth Montessori theory, practical materials, and practicum relating to the child 9-12 (and 6-12) years. Learn how to apply Montessori principles for 9-12 year olds in a Montessori school and in everyday life. Includes comprehensive training on use and creation of age-appropriate Montessori materials. 

9-12 Diploma Course Content

(All 4 modules required):

Practical Module 9-12A:

Two onsite workshops*, totalling 6 + 3 days in one year


Assignments include creation of Montessori albums and materials 


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


Subjects include practical life and Montessori music for 6-12 years, and mathematics (geometry, algebra and arithmetic) for 9-12 years

Practical Module 9-12B:

Two onsite workshops*, totalling 6 + 3 days in one year


Assignments include creation of Montessori albums and materials


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


Subjects include culture (Cosmic Stories, arts, humanities and sciences), and language (grammar, language skills and literature)


Theory Module

Core Montessori theory plus theory relating to children 6-12 years


Fully online – see Calendar​ page for dates









Classroom Practice Module: 

400 hours Montessori internship in your own area 


Online assignments and discussion groups 










*Practical modules can be taken in any order. Bi-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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