This curriculum provides skills and knowledge necessary for “Montessorian” as a lower level technical worker. There will be both demonstration by trainers/instructors and opportunity by trainees to carry out the skills/tasks necessary for this level of technical workforce. Trainees will practice and learn skills by using typical tools, materials and equipment necessary for this curricular program.

Aim

The main aim of this curricular program is to produce lower level skilled workforce in the field of Montessorian system of education by providing training to the interested individuals of the country and link them to employment opportunities.

Objectives

After the completion of this training program, the trainees will be able:

  • To state Montessorian system of education
  • To prepare teaching plans
  • To prepare teaching/learning materials
  • To manage classroom/lab
  • To carry out platform skill
  • To deliver the lessons
  • To identify/apply t/l materials / media
  • To provide equal opportunity
  • To introduce/demonstrate practical life exercises
  • To introduce sensorial activities
  • To introduce language
  • To introduce mathematics
  • To introduce culture
  • To introduce/demonstrate music and move
  • To make arts
  • To assess/monitor children's performance/behavior
  • To provide health care services
  • To create/maintain montessorian environment
  • To maintain safety
  • To keep records
  • To communicate with others
  • To grow professionally

Salient Features

Duration: The total duration of this curricular program will be of 390 hours (Three months).

Target group:  The target group for this training will be all the interested individuals of the country with an academic qualification of SLC pass

Group size:  The group size of this training program will be not more than 30

Medium of Instruction:  The medium of instruction for this training program will be Nepali or English or both.

Pattern of attendance: The trainees should have 80% attendance in theory classes and 90% in practical (performance) to be eligible for internal assessment and final examinations.

Focus of the curriculum: This is a competency based curriculum. This curriculum emphasizes on competent performance of the task specified in it. Not less than 80% time is allotted to the competencies and not more than 20% to the related technical knowledge. So, the main focus will be on the performance of the specified competencies/tasks /skills included in this curriculum. 

Follow up suggestion

This is not a training program only for training sake. The ultimate success of this program will rest on the proficiency of the graduates of this training program in providing services in the community either by wage employment or by self-employment. 

In order to assess the success of this program and collect feedbacks/inputs for the revision of the program, a schedule of follow up is suggested as follows:- 

First follow up: Six months after the completion of the program

Second follow up: Six months after the completion of the first follow up

Follow up cycle: In a cycle of one year after the completion of the second follow up for five years  

Grading System

The trainees will be graded as follows based on the marks in percentage secured by them in tests/ evaluations.

  • Distinction: Passed with 80% or above
  • First Division: passed with 75% or above
  • Second Division: passed with 65% or above
  • Third Division: passed with 60% or above 

Certificate requirement:   The related training institute will provide the certificate of “Montessorian” to those individuals who successfully complete all the tasks with their related technical knowledge specified in this curriculum. 

Job Prospects

On successful completion of this training, the trainees will be able to state concept of Montessorian system of education, prepare teaching plans, prepare teaching/learning materials, manage classroom/lab, carry out platform skill, deliver the lessons, identify/apply T/L materials / media, provide equal opportunity, introduce/demonstrate practical life exercises, introduce sensorial activities, introduce language, introduce mathematics, introduce culture, introduce/demonstrate music and move, make arts, assess/monitor children's performance/behavior, provide health care services, create/maintain Montessorian environment, maintain safety, keep records, communicate with others, & grow professionally. 

Curricular Structure