Bylakuppe, Bangalore: The Department of Education, CTA is conducting its second Association Montessori International (AMI) Primary Assistant Course as in-service training for 33 pre-primary teachers from STS, TCV, and Sera Mey schools located in Central and South India at Yiga Choeling Hall, Bylakuppe from 22-30 August 2019.
This certificate course is made possible with the support of Ms. Diwo Lhamo Pemba, a Tibetan born AMI certified trainer who thoughtfully provides this internationally recognized certificate course free of cost to Tibetan pre-primary
This ongoing course is one of the most intensive training that DoE organizes for the pre-primary teachers annually. The training covers topics such as an introduction to Montessori education, Montessori theory, and practice, an overview of
human development, development of a child’s mind, movement, language from birth to 6 years, how children learn and support that learning, and how to observe children to support their holistic growth, meaning, and purpose of freedom and discipline, social development of the child, how to maintain Montessori environment, role of adults in Montessori environment, the purpose of music and art, and how to make attractive and meaningful teaching materials for children.
The training contains not only theoretical knowledge but also practical lessons with exciting assignments for the trainees after every session. One of the participants said that she has never learned so much about child development and
the role of the teacher to support children’s learning before attending this course. Another participant expressed that through practical lessons and assignments, she is able to understand and realize the importance of each lesson.
AMI Primary Assistants course for the pre-primary teachers is made possible with the financial support from the USAID and the Tibet Fund.
-Filed by the Department of Education