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The 31st August 2020 marks 150 years since the birth of Maria Montessori. Montessori was ahead of her time in her research, educational approach and pioneering work for social reform. The work of Montessori today continues to motivate people to change the world for the better.
A birthday message from Lynne Lawrence, Executive Director of AMI. What an incredible year it has been to mark the 150th birthday of Maria Montessori, yet what a perfect opportunity to reflect on her work and show us how relevant it continues to be today and into our future...

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On the 30th anniversary of the adoption of The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, AMI adds it voice to the wide support for the Convention, as a recognition of the foundational work of Maria Montessori in support of the rights of the child.
Our focus was to continue to support the natural development of human beings from birth to maturity, enabling them to become the transforming agents in society leading to a more harmonious and peaceful world. Following the example of Maria Montessori, we continued to be guided by the children, continued in the preparation of adults committed to creating supportive environments and continued on our path of reform in education.