The Montessori Mission
10 Montessorians – 10 Questions – 10 Communities – 10 Perspectives
Hosted by: Charlotte Awdry, Montessori Trainer, founder of Enriching Environments & mother of two
Welcome to ‘The Montessori Mission’ podcast, today we talk to Barbara Isaacs, President of Montessori Europe and co-founder of Montessori Musings.
Hosted by myself, Charlotte Awdry, my mission is to show 10 different voices, perspectives and aspects of Montessori around the world, and the richness it brings in diverse Communities.
In this Episode of the Montessori Mission podcast, I talk to Barbara Isaacs, President of Montessori Europe and co-founder of Montessori Musings.
In her role as the President of Montessori Europe and co-founder of Montessori Musings, she hopes to encourage the current and new generation of early years educators in searching for the essence of childhood by helping them nurture the joy of play and learning, trust and respect for all children and communities, and care and love for the riches of our beautiful planet. Together with a friend Barbara publishes the Montessori Granny blog and contributes to My Montessori Life podcasts.
More about Barbara Isaacs
Born in Czechia and living in the UK for more than 50 years Barbara has spent the last 35 years working with Montessori students and the Montessori academic faculty at St. Nicholas, London Montessori Centre and Montessori Centre International. She has had the privilege of running a nursery school, training Montessori teachers, leading a team of knowledgeable and dedicated Montessori colleagues in developing new courses, publishing a magazine, organising conferences, representing Montessori at government and international level. She has written articles and a couple of books. Her two children, and more recently her two granddaughters, have also benefited from what she has gained from all these professional and personal experiences.
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Over ten episodes of The Montessori Mission Podcast we talk to: Jeanne-Marie Paynel, host of The Art of Parenting podcast and founder of Your Parenting Mentor; Akshatha Chandrakanth, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator; Nusaibah Macadam, Montessori Teacher, Trainer and Consultant and Principal of Rumi Montessori School; Trisha Moquino, co-founder of the Keres Children’s Learning Center (KCLC) and advocate for the Keres and Indigenous people around the world; Barbara Isaacs, President of Montessori Europe and co-founder of Montessori Musings; Barbara Isaacs, President of Montessori Europe and co-founder of Montessori Musings; Pilar Bewley, Founder of Mainly Montessori; Tatenda Blessing Muchiriri, Member Board Of Directors at Moon & Stars Foundation; Ochuko Prudence Daniels, Founder of Momahill Montessori in Lagos and Sid Mohandas, Founder of The Male Montessorian and Montistory.