Montessori Education Centre

Montessori Education Centre takes pride in providing authentic Montessori education to our Southern African community.

M.E.C. is dedicated to providing teacher training and development workshops and seminars to Montessori educators in both the pre-primary and the elementary sector. 

Montessori Education Centre is a proud member of the South African Montessori Association (SAMA) and a registered Continuous Teacher Development Points provider for the South African Council for Educators (SACE).

About M.E.C.

Montessori Education Centre is based in Gauteng, South Africa, and was founded with the vision of providing our community of principals, teachers, parents and children with continuous guidance to aid the development of education in Southern Africa. 

What M.E.C. Offers

Primary (Elementary 6-12) Teacher Training Courses.

Pre-Primary Teacher Training Courses.

Teacher development seminars and workshops.

Classroom and school management seminars.

Parent focus groups and home school support.

Mathematics and Language Literacy extra lessons to pre-primary and elementary children as well as adults, using Montessori didactic materials. 

An environment where learning is nurtured and the aspiring intellect of both young and old is empowered.

Management at M.E.C.

Natalie Gröss is the director of Montessori Education Centre. 

Natalie has been a member of the Montessori community for the past 18 years, and has been actively involved in the running of both an elementary and pre-primary Montessori school. Natalie was the owner and principal of Headstart Montessori Pre-Primary for six years and is currently the senior trainer for Montessori Education Centre in South Africa and the senior trainer for Headstart Montessori Teacher Training in Namibia for both pre-primary and elementary teacher training programs. 

"Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is not acquired by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment."

- Dr. Maria Montessori 

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