Men in Montessori was a video project made in collaboration with Montessori Centre International (MCI), London, to highlight men working with young children in Montessori settings.
In this video Cornelius Geaney shares his experience of working with young children in a Montessori environment. He shares his first impressions of Montessori, his reasons for pursuing early years, and the challenges he faces as a male educator
Jeremy Clarke was teaching Early Years Reception and Year 1 at Gorton Mount Primary, a state primary school in Manchester when he came across the Montessori approach. He then oversaw the adoption of Montessori into the school which had a huge impact on the children and the community. In this video Jeremy shares two Montessori moments from his experience as a teacher.
Barbara Isaacs, Chief Education Officer at Montessori Centre International (MCI) stresses the importance of men’s participation in early childhood from the perspective of equality.