Thursday 10 October 2019
Due to the early start of the congress we recommend attendees to arrive Thursday, 10 October 2019.
On this day the following pre-congress activities will take place:
- The MMUN Teacher Training starts Thursday, 10 October 2019. Attendees will be able to participate in the main activities of the congress as well. You can register selecting the ticket type “MMUN Workshop”.
- Montessori Europe working group meetings will take place Thursday, 10 October 2019 from 15:00 – 17:00. Further information will be sent by the end of June to all working groups.
- School visits will be organized on Thursday morning. Interest can be expressed during registration, on Sept. 10 at the latest.
- The Montessori Europe board will organise a welcome reception at 18:00 on 10 October.
Friday 11 October 2019
|9:00||Welcome by the President of Montessori Europe Mirjam Stefels
Presentation from Montessori Movement United Nations:
The voice of young people
Empowering young people to be agents of change
Montessori and the sustainable development goals:
Aligning pedagogy and practice
Montessori and intergenerational care
Towards a developmental understanding of the types of justice
and mercy in the primary and elementary classes.
|17:00||Annual General Meeting (AGM) for members of Montessori Europe|
Saturday 12 October 2019
|9:00||Montessori Europe Board and Working groups and what we do|
Maria Montessori and her influence on education in Ireland
Mina Walsh, Vanessa Fichtl, Barbara Isaacs
Foundations for life – conversation between friends focusing on the importance of Montessori nursery education today.
Diana Dimitrov & Sven Burger:
How to explain the concept of “Erdkinder” to parents?
|16:00||The congress will close with reflections on the congress by our keynote speakers and once again we will have an opportunity to share discussion with MERGe, Dr Patrick Sins, Dr hab Beata Bednarczuk and Jaap de Brouwer MsC, about the value of action research and its contribution to our daily work with children and their families.|
The Meeting point, a place to meet like-minded Montessorians, will be open throughout the congress.