The 10-day course on Montessori Philosophy and Pedagogy concluded at the Roots School System (RSS) here.
The workshop was aimed to enlighten the teachers about early childhood education through effective Montessori pedagogues and practices. The teachers of different branches of the RSS attended the course. Teachers were enlightened by the philosophy of Dr Maria Montessori.
The training included: in-depth investigation of the Montessori philosophy and materials, exercises of practical life, education of the senses, literacy skills, mathematics, cultural subjects, art and craft, music and movement, drama, child development, observation and assessment, childcare and health, safety, nutrition and special needs. Teachers wee trained and equipped with hands on experiences of the entire Montessori methodology. The intensive course covered all areas of unique Montessori system.
Founder Director of Roots School System, Riffat Mushtaq, highlighted the importance of the developmental stages and the needs of each stage of the child. She shared her own experiences with the teachers and advocated the core message of Montessori philosophy “All children are intrinsically motivated to learn provided they are introduced to the right type of activity at the right developmental stage”. Asifa Shahid, Qualifications Manager RIMP urged the teachers to ensure learning and enjoyable experience for young children and thanked all the Montessori Branch Heads for their support in organizing the course.