Maria Montessori’s Speech at the Governing Board of the new UNESCO Institute of Education

Friday 31st July 2020

“In my opinion there is only one remedy by which future generations can be protected against the woe which burdens us: let us forget the problems and concentrate on the person!”. Maria Montessori gave this speech at the first meeting of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Education on 19 June 1951.

Read the full speech here.

Maria Montessori 1949