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The VIEW Conference

12 May 2023 – Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, M1 4PH, UK

Join us for Montessori Group’s THE VIEW 2023

The first in our new essential conference series, for anyone and everyone with an interest in enhancing the value of education. Engage with colleagues, inspirational leaders and educators applying Montessori within a wide range of contemporary contexts. Hear, see and discuss the Montessori Philosophy in action in order to change lives and transform educational opportunities of today.

Our Global Conference series, The View, is to be focused on Education and Social Change. This is a timely opportunity to re-engage with Montessori principles and expand our commitment to being part of an innovative and engaging community of practitioners, educators and community advocates for the promotion of equal educational opportunities for all children.

Join with us for the first of many regular Professional Development events designed to be engaging and immersive, supporting you to take part in dynamic learning and networking activity and be inspired by the programme we have created. We are offering interactive seminars and presentations by leading academics from world-class institutions. Our international conferences will always address the most pressing subjects in the fields of education, community, and social change and with attendees joining from all over the world, our speakers will inspire, connect, and support us as we work to help shape the future of educational projects, innovations, and partnerships on national and international levels.

We are pleased to confirm that Leonor Diaz Alcantara, CEO and Preeti Patel, Director of Education will represent Montessori Global Education’s wide social impact agenda, presenting key elements of our work which enable us to learn more about innovations around the world, that are making a difference to educational opportunities.

Leonor and Preeti will be joined by:

JEREMY CLARKE – Senior Montessori Consultant, Leeds Beckett University
NATHAN ARCHER – Director of the International Montessori Institute,
Carnegie School of Education
MARVIN REYES – Pedagogical Director, Vincerola Academy, Germany
JANET KING – NCFE, Sector Manager for Education and Childcare

Delegates tickets rate £105.00 per day/ per person

Rate includes: Dinner reception on 11 May

Associate Professor of the Practice of Education, Vanderbilt University, USA;

award-winning teacher and author. Advisor and Montessori Consultant

Timings: 09:00-17:00, Registration from 08:15

Access to all seminars, plenaries, workshops, and breakout sessions, with a two course hot lunch and refreshments on 12 May.
Conference materials (Inc. online access).

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Childcare & Education EXPO Midlands Event

Childcare and Education EXPO Midlands Event – 23/24 September 2022
CBS Arena, Coventry

The Montessori Group is excited to be appearing at the Childcare and Education EXPO Midlands event at the CBS Arena in Coventry. This event is an opportunity for you to network with the early years community, discover fresh approaches to teaching and engagement and add to your CPD – with a discount on seminars for Montessori Group Network members. You can register to attend at the link below.

Montessori Group is proud to be:

  • delivering a CPD seminar on “Building confidence in our educators when faced with inspection”, and
  • exhibiting at stand D32.

Our seminar on “Building confidence in our educators when faced with inspection” takes place on 24th September. It will provide key insights into how a quality assurance programme can prepare early years staff for the challenges that inspection might bring! The session will be led by Karen Chetwynd, lead Quality Enhancement specialist & experienced quality standards assessor and Preeti Patel, leading educationalist from Montessori Group.

Special Offer for Network members!
By logging in or joining the Montessori Group Network, you can save 20% on all CPD seminars and panel sessions using the code MONTG20. You can claim the discount after registering to attend. You can book CPD sessions at the online “Visitor Hub”, entering the discount code at checkout to redeem your 20% off.


Childcare & Education EXPO North Event

Childcare and Education EXPO North Event – 17/18 June 2022
Bolton Whites Hotel

The Montessori Group was an exhibitor at the Childcare and Education EXPO North event at Bolton Whites Hotel.

The event provided an opportunity for visitors to network with the early years community, discovering fresh approaches to teaching and engagement.

We were also very pleased to have Preeti Patel, our Head of Education, taking part in the Saturday panel discussion on “A flourishing future for the sector – what are the key issues to unlock?”

Thank you to everyone that came to visit us, we look forward to seeing you again soon.


Nursery World

Nursery World Show – 29/30 April 2022

Montessori Group was an exhibitor and marketing partner at the 2022 Nursery World Show on 29th and 30th April, at the Business Design Centre in London. It was wonderful to meet colleagues – both old and new – as well as our students and graduates.

Getting the opportunity to connect with familiar faces and forge new relationships – and all in person! – was truly a rewarding experience.

Preeti Patel, Head of Education and Jess O’Brien, Partnerships Manager were both present at the event, meeting the broad range of early years educators, practitioners, students and other professionals that visited our stand.

Thank you to everyone who came to say hello, and we look forward to meeting more of you at forthcoming events in 2022!