Maria Montessori was a truly remarkable, brave and inspirational woman, a trailblazer many years ahead of her time. She became one of the most important early years educators of the 20th century, an innovator of classroom practices and ideas that have had a profound influence on the education of young children across the world.
Montessori was the first woman in history to graduate from medical school at the University of Rome. She became interested in education whilst treating children with special needs and went on to establish schools for the disadvantaged children of working parents in Rome.read more→
Have a look at the video below, prepared by the Montessori Centre International.