Frequently Asked Questions
The Montessori approach fosters children’s love of learning and encourages independence by providing an environment of activities and materials which children use at their own pace. This builds self-confidence, inner discipline, a sense of self-worth and instils positive social behaviour.
A. Montessori (pronounced MON-tuh-SORE-ee) education was founded in 1907 by Dr.Maria Montessori the first woman in Italy to become a physician. She based her educational methods on scientific observation of children’s learning process. Guided by her discovery that children teach themselves, Dr.Montessori designed a “prepared environment”
In which child could freely choose from a number of developmentally appropriate activities. Now, nearly a century after Maria Montessori’s fist cas dei bambini (“children’s house”) in Rome, Montessori education is found all over the world, spanning ages from birth to adolescence.