In-depth Montessori theory, practical materials, and practicum relating to the adolescent 12-18 years. Learn how to apply Montessori principles in everyday life for adolescents and how to use and create age appropriate Montessori activities.

This diploma includes two foundational practical materials workshops for 9-12 years, to give learners an insight into using the core Montessori materials in order to adapt them to the needs of the adolescents. 

Adolescent Diploma Course Content

(All 4 modules required):

2 Practical Material Workshops for 9-12 Years


Two onsite workshops*, totalling 12 days over 2 years, (February each year)


First 9-12 workshop to be taken before Adolescent Practical Module









Adolescent Practical Module*:


One onsite materials workshop (6 days)

One onsite exam workshop (5 days)


Focus on applying Montessori principles and materials in practice with adolescents


Assignments include projects and creation of Montessori albums and materials


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


*Must be taken after a 9-12 practical materials workshop 

Theory Module:


Core Montessori theory plus theory relating to adolescents


Fully online – see Calendar​ page for dates












Classroom Practice Module: 


1000 hours Montessori internship in your own area 


Online assignments and discussion groups 












*Bi-annual workshops take place 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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