Montessori from the Inside Out

Communicating with the wider society and community

Montessori Europe is thrilled to announce that our 20thAnniversary Cong
ress will take place in Dublin at the Crowne Plaza Blanchardstown on October 11th-12th, 2019.

Together with local Montessori groups coordinated by St. Nicholas Montessori Society, the ME Congress will celebrate this anniversary and explore how to communicate about Montessori with the wider society and community.


Our topic this year “Montessori from the Inside Outwill focus on the impact of Montessori pedagogy and how to communicate that to our wider society. The values of the natural world, care of the environment, social justice and special learning needs provide the framework for the congress.

Call for Proposals for workshops and forums

Your experience and work are what we want to showcase at this congress with its practical value for our participants. With this call for proposals we invite you to contribute to our congress with a proposal for a workshop, a forum or a panel discussion.

Proposals should address one of the following subtopics:

  1. Explaining Montessori education to different stakeholders: Stakeholders would include parents, teachers, government officials, people in traditional education.
  2. The social impact of Montessori: Peace education or introducing Montessori education within the public (state) sector or taking Montessori into disadvantaged communities; Montessori and special needs.
  3. Application of Montessori principles to the outdoor environment (from the inside of the classroom outside), care of nature and environmental sustainability.

Read the full document “Call for proposals” and find about the criteria for workshops, the workshop conditions and the submission information. You can also find a form on which you can state your proposal.  Download your “Submission Form ME Congress Dublin” here
The deadline for submission is March, 22nd, 2019.