Support Options

Curriculum development

  • Develop suitable curriculum for early childhood education. This curriculum needs to be suitable for Bangladesh considering the socio-economic and religious elements.

 

An estimated cost range associated with the curriculum development (including materials, documentation and consultant fees) are outlined below.

 

Subject Pre-school (3-6 years) Lower Primary (6-9 years) Upper Primary (9-12 years)
Practical Life £5,000 £3,000 £5,000
Sensorial £2,000 £3,000 £3,000
Math £5,000 £3,000 £5,000
Language (Bangla) £7,000 £3,000 £5,000
Language (English) £5,000 £3,000 £5,000
Cultural (Science & Arts) £5,000 £3,000 £7,000
Religious studies £7,000 £3,000 £5,000

 

Teacher training

  • Develop and organize effective training for the early years’ teachers and parents. This is crucial for the success of this initiative. Primarily the teachers will be trained under Montessori method.

 

The below table shows the cost (FY 2016/17) associated with Montessori nursery and primary teacher training from different providers.

 

Training Course Training Provider/ website

 

Mode of Study and Cost (with instalment options)
Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy – Birth to Seven (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Montessori Centre International
http://mci.montessori.org.uk/diploma/level-3-and-4-diploma/
On-campus: £4,000

Distance learning: £3,000

Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy – Birth to Seven (Early Years Educator) Level 4 Montessori Centre International

http://mci.montessori.org.uk/diploma/level-3-and-4-diploma/

On-campus: £4,000

Distance learning: £3,250

Montessori Diploma AMI (6-12) Maria Montessori Institute

https://www.mariamontessori.org/training/training-fees/

On-campus: £10,465
Montessori Assistants Certificate Course AMI (3-6) Maria Montessori Institute

https://www.mariamontessori.org/training/training-fees/

On-campus: £785

 

 

 

 

Educational programme development

 

The objective of this project is to develop supplementary educational programme partnering with the local and international education providers. This will be done after field testing with the curriculum and trained teachers. Some of the relevant areas that need your support are listed below.

    • Recruiting and retaining the qualified and trained school teachers
    • Hiring a premise for running weekend schools
    • Developing and publishing the new curriculum