Adolescent Introductory Workshop

Adolescent Introductory Workshop 2021

MANZ is thrilled and extremely excited to be bringing you, the AMI Adolescent Introductory Workshop in conjunction with Great Work Inc ,Denver and MMEF. This workshop serves as an Introduction to Adolescent studies as envisioned by Dr. Montessori. This is the first Montessori adolescent training ever to come to Aotearoa!
Date: April 2021
Location: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, Auckland


The Adolescent Introductory Workshop serves as a guide for those interested in establishing adolescent programs and also will cater for kaiako (teachers), parents, whanau and professionals in education who wish to understand the philosophy behind the adolescent education in a Montessori setting. 

The course will provide Montessori theory and methodology for working with adolescents with topics focusing on describing the developmental needs of the adolescent and the components of an adolescent program. This will include:

  • the prepared environment
  • the role of the adult, and
  • the plan of work and study.

It will provide a vision of a Montessori adolescent community with participants leaving with the key elements of an engaging adolescent environment to apply in their unique communities or families.

You will need the Montessori book From Childhood to Adolescence.
To purchase please contact the Maria Montessori Education Foundation (MMEF) by email.

Early Bird registration and payment will be: $USD375  (approx $NZ585).
Cost after early bird expires: $USD440 (approx $NZ685).

Registration is through Great Work Inc website and therefore is in US dollars. Registration and payment is required through their site.

Tea and coffee are provided, please bring your own food. There is a cafe available on site.

Registrations will open early November 2020 with a link which will direct you to the Great Works Inc site in America.

This workshop will be advertised around the world. It is strictly limited to 50 attendees. If you are interested in this course please do register early. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Facilitator Bio:
Jenny Höglund is an AMI Elementary (6-12) Trainer and also holds AMI Primary (3-6) and Elementary diplomas. Jenny co-founded the Montessoriskolan Lära för livet in Sweden in 1995 and has taught elementary and adolescent students for over twenty-three years, as well as serving as Head of School since 2006. She has also lectured at the Bergamo Centre in Italy since 2006. Jenny currently has been working as a Director on the AMI/NAMTA Adolescent Orientation in its present form since 2003, along with leading AMI Adolescent consultations in Europe, all while serving as a member of the AMI Scientific Pedagogical Group.

Adolescent Introductory Workshop 2021

Date: April 2021
Location: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre
Address: 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland