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Montessori Teacher Training  
Workshops & International  
Correspondence Course
  Associated with Montessori Centre International,
London, England
(Previously known as Montessori St. Nicholas and London Montessori Centre.)
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Teacher Training  
Revised  16 August 2002
(Further updates to be made soon.)

A practical workshop is held every 18 months in New Zealand.  
Previous students have come from as  
far away as Australia, Singapore, and Europe.  
This is associated with the MCI correspondence course, 
and is for current  MCI students as well  
as for anyone interested in Montessori (3-6 years) education. 

Montessori Workshop  
~ Rajasthan, India ~ 
Pauline Harter conducted a special ten day workshop  
in Jaipur during December 2001 and January 2002, at 
The Palace Montessori School. 
The Director of this new school is  
Princess Diya Kumari, of the Jaipur Royal Family. 
The principal of The Palace Montessori School first contacted 
workshop tutor Pauline Harter via this site!
Photos of this fascinating adventure will be added to this site soon.

Early Childhood Practical Workshop 
~ New Zealand ~ 
The 2002 workshop will be held in  
Masterton, New Zealand,  
Monday 23 Sept. to Saturday 5 Oct. 2002
On the last day, practical and written examinations will be held.  
Masterton is northeast of Wellington and is easily accessed  
by train, bus or car.  See the map on a page in this site.
Please return to this site in another day or two for other details
and a new FAQ's page. If you would like to speak with Pauline
about the workshop, please send your phone number by email.
This workshop is for anyone interested in Montessori preschool 
education, and also for current MCI students.

Australian - Asian  Workshops 
If you are interested in organising a workshop for 
Pauline Harter to conduct in Australia, Australasia, 
or Asia, please send an email to Pauline Harter: 
In the Subject Line of your email put: 
"Your Name - Montessori Oz Workshop" 
...and explain your intentions. 
~ thank you ~ 



The tutor is Pauline Harter, who is  a  
Montessori Centre International Distance Learning tutor,
owner of the Wairarapa Montessori Centre, head teacher 
of WairarapaPrimary - Wa Ora Montessori, 
and past  executive member of the Montessori 
Association of New Zealand. 
Pauline has the ‘Foundation’ and ‘Advanced’ diplomas from 
A. M. I., a diploma in Primary Education (N.Z.), and a 
‘Special and Remedial Education’ diploma (England).
After completing her training in India, Italy and England, Pauline
has been actively involved in Montessori education for over 30 years -
having taught in England, the United States, India and New Zealand. 
She has a wealth of experience and knowledge as well as 
joyous enthusiasm for Montessori education.
Pauline is known by many  Montessorians in New Zealand 
and overseas to be a 'gifted' teacher who creates a 
'magical' influence on children as well as adults.  
For an interesting article about 'Pauline's school'  
from a parent's perspective, surf over to: 
For further teacher training information, please click here. 
For photos of New Zealand workshops click HERE. 
Correspondence Course 
An international correspondence course in Montessori  
teacher training is offered by Montessori Centre International 
This course is administered from the  
Distance Learning Department of  
Montessori Centre International (MCI) 
London, England. 
One of the correspondence tutors is Pauline Harter. 
(Refer to biographical details above.) 
For further information, pleaseclick here. 
[Note: The page you are now looking at is not that of MCI.] 
For photos of New Zealand workshops click HERE. 
Click HERE to see photos of my New Zealand school .
Web Site Links 
"Quoted material" is from the named web site. 
Please notify us if any of the links are incorrect. 
~ thank you ~
 Montessori Centre International 

"In January 1999 Montessori Centre International was formed from two Montessori training colleges, London Montessori Centre and Montessori St Nicholas Centre." 
This is a superb site with much information on teacher training, explanations of how Montessori education works, books and equipment, Montessori International, the MCI magazine, courses and other useful material for parents and teachers. 

Montessori St. Nicholas Centre 
See MCI above. 

London Montessori Centre 
See MCI above. 

Montessori Association of  
New Zealand (MANZ) 
 "(MANZ) - provides information on Montessori philosophy and education 
 in New Zealand and publishes a quarterly newsletter." 

The Montessori Parents' Forum 
"You're the parent of a Montessori student and you have questions... 
You're considering Montessori for your child and are curious... 

"The Montessori Parents' Forum is not affiliated with any specific organization or school and seeks only to provide a venue for thoughtful discourse and access to information - whether looking for a link, asking a difficult question, or offering your humble opinion ...this is a good place to start. 

"Maria Montessori Sign the Guest Book to get on our emailing list and to let us know what you think about the site. The Links page is our showcase - our goal is to have the most comprehensive collection of Montessori links online. Check back often, as we're well on our way! The Pen Pals page lists other Montessori parents you can correspond with via email to share similar encouragement, questions or advice." 

The Montessori Teachers' Collective 
Includes Great Kid Stories and Things That Work In The Classroom.

Pauline's Music CD 
Our Primary Class & Official Opening - Jan. 2001 
Group photos of  Wairarapa Montessori Centre 
Information About Wairarapa Montessori Centre 
 Christmas Parade 2001 
Cave Trip 
Photos of WMC Preschoolers 
Helpful Information on Teacher Training 
Maria Montessori Quotations 
Job Opportunities Teaching Montessori 
Christmas 2000 Parade 
Classroom Photos 2000
 This page was created on 1 February 1999 
by Pauline's husband, Steve. 
Revised  12 December 2001
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