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International Montessorian Certification. Montessorian Education Award.

Montessorian Awards Montessorian
Certification
- Membership Competency
Assessment
- Transnational Education
Assessment
- Direct Entry
Assessment
         
 
  International Montessorian Certification by :

Membership Competency Assessment.
Transnational Education Assessment.
Direct Entry Assessment. Mature Entry or Specialist Entry Route
 
 
  - Members on completion of a Competency Module at "Becoming Montessorian" programme can apply for Membership Competency Assessment and Montessorian Award.
- Graduates and Students who have completed an equivalent competency level of studies from a local government approved programme may also apply for a formal Transnational Education Assessment. All successful applicants will receive an appropriate Montessorian Education Award .
- Other qualified Montessorians who have extensive work experience or para specialist educators or practitioners may apply for Direct Entry Assessment and be part of the Montessorian Fraternity.
     
 
   
 
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CMEd, Certified Montessorian Educator
CMEd : Certified Montessorian Educator is the highest Membership and Professional Credential Award from Montessorian World International. Find route to CMEd Credential Award and Fellowship



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Membership Certification :
Montessorian Education and Competency Assessment
 

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There are two main categories in the International Montessorian Certification
- Direct Membership Competency Assessment
- Transnational Education Assessment

Application for Mature Entry Route and Specialist Entry Route are considered on a case by case basis.
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Membership Certification ( l ) ;
Direct Membership Competency Assessment
   
 

Direct Membership Competency Assessment and Montessorian Award.

This Membership Format of Assessment is designed to determine the Competency Level of skill, knowledge and aptitude of the participant. There are five main categories of Competence Assessment and Award. Those who have successfully completed their course of under the Montessorian and Professional Development Modules in their home country may also apply for a Direct Montessorian Competency Assessment and receive Montessorian Membership Award.

Generally, the Assessment of Competency Level I to III, the examination and review consists of three parts,
a) a two hours written examination on Montessori Theory and methodology, b) a comprehensive oral examination requiring precise presentation and use of the teaching materials, and c) the completion and presentation of required handmade curriculum materials.

The Assessment of Competency Level IV to V, generally shall consist of research and development, submission of an approved self contracted real life project work and the successful implementation of it.

The scope of assessment and the expectation to be achieved for each Competence Level are detailed in the Montessorian Education Manual.

Practicum and Internship
As a form of internship program for potential teachers, teaching practicum can be arranged at a Certified Partners' schools. This program provides students the opportunity to observe children and trained teachers at work. Guided training and supervision from the school director and daily discussions. Trainers' Practicum is separately designed for observation of delivery skills and practices of effective training. Feedback will be provided

 
 
Membership Certification ( ll ):
Reciprocity Route, Transnational Education Assessment
   
 

Transnational Education Assessment and Montessorian Award.

This Assessment of Montessorian Standard is designed to determine the Competency Level of skill, knowledge and aptitude of participants who have successfully completed their course of Montessori studies in other approved institutions in their home country. These are generally at Competency Level 1 and 2, and in some special cases at Competency Level 3. The Competency Assessment of Montessorian Standard will determine the equivalent Montessorian Membership Award.

Graduate Applicants who have completed their studies from other approved learning institutions may also apply for a formal Reciprocity Assessment of their qualification and receive an equivalent Montessorian Membership Certificate Award. Applicants under this route may have to attend an Induction programme or directed CPD courses and pass the prerequisite assessment prior to the Montessorian Award.

Generally, the Transnational Education Assessment of Standard is for Competency Level I to III.
It includes a comprehensive review of participant's prior learning and experience. Applicants will have ,
a) to attend a Montessorian Induction Seminar and Workshop.
b) to submit a Work Paper
c) to present his/her handmade curriculum materials.

The Assessment of Competency Level is usually conducted twice a year.
The application can be submitted directly by the individuals or through the a Education Host.

The scope of assessment and the expectation to be achieved for each Competence Level are detailed in the Education Manual.

Practicum and Internship

As a form of internship program for potential teachers, teaching practicum can be arranged at one of the Montessorian World International's Certified Hosts' centres / Members Partners' schools. This program provides students the opportunity to observe children and trained teachers at work. Guided training and supervision from the school director and daily discussions. Trainers' Practicum is separately designed for observation of delivery skills and practices of effective training. Feedback will be provided.

 
 
Membership Certification ( lll ):
Mature Entry or Specialist Entry Route
   
 

Direct Entry Assessment
- Mature Entry or Specialist Entry Route


The aim of this assessment is to determine the applicant's capability and aptitude as a Montessorian Professional to advance Montessorian World Education.

Highly experienced montessori-based educators or expert who by reason of advanced knowledge or competence can demonstrate superior proficiency in as a Montessorian Educator or Provider of Montessorian Education may apply for a Montesorian Certification Award.

Applicants shall indicate which of the Entry Category they are applying for the membership certification, namely,
a) Mature Entry Route : Applicable for Academic and Educator, including highly experienced Practitioner, School Owner / Principal.
b) Specialist Entry Route : Applicable for Specialty Educationalist or Specialist Consultant

Applicants are not required to undertake the full Assessment of Competence that applies to Standard Examination Entry Route but Applicants must complete a modified process of assessment comprising

Stage 1
- Review of career information and working experience submitted in the Application. Information provided must be in detail as set out in Conditions of Membership and comply with the Certification requirement. This review will decide whether the various requirements have been satisfied and the eligibility of the Applicant to proceed directly to the interview stage to determine the Competency Level for membership or to undertake a modified Montessorian Development program before the Assessment.

Applicants may be directed to complete a CMP or CMEd Award Programme or Registry Certification Programme as the Board of Examination deems appropriate.

Stage 2
- Review of CMP or CMEd Project Document, if applicable
- Panel interview during which Applicants are required to demonstrate their experience and knowledge of their competency in Montessorian education and profession.

Applicants may be granted for CMP or CMEd Award as the Board of Examination deems appropriate.

Assessment requirements
Specialist Entry Applicants are required to demonstrate a greater level of practical experience than Mature Route Entry candidates.
Specialist Entry Criteria Assessment is based on submission of documented historical evidence of achievement and sociogenetic contribution in the field of Montessori education and/or completion of related Montessorian research and development project.

 
   
 
 
     
 
 
 
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