Saint Nicholas Montessori College Ireland (SNMCI) is the only college with a Level 8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Montessori Education which allows you to register with The Teaching Council under Route 4 of the 2016 Registration Regulations. This allows you to pursue a career as a Learning Support/ Resource Teacher in the Primary System.

If you have a Level 7 Award in Montessori Education, or in Early Years, you are eligible to apply for advanced entry onto the Level 8 Award.

SNMCI will be hosting an Open Evening on Wednesday, 11th April 2018 at its premises in Century Court (behind the Post Office on Georges Street) in Dún Laoghaire. The session will start at 1845hrs and it will take you through the procedures involved in applying for advanced entry. It will take you through the structure of the Level 8 programme.

Advanced entry means that we do not ask you to repeat learning you have already done. You can complete your study within a shorter time. Why not come along and meet with staff. They will answer any questions you may have.

Date published: 4 April 2018


Montessori and Ageing

Saint Nicholas Montessori College Ireland (SNMCI), in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin, is delighted to host a conference “Montessori and Ageing – Creating a Prepared Environment to Age in Place”. The conference, which will be opened by Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor, T.D., will be held on Saturday, 24th March 2018 in the National Maritime Museum in Dún Laoghaire.

Full details of the conference are attached.

The conference is open to members of the public, as well as those engaged in caring and advocating for the elderly.

This conference is a precursor to the two -day training programme, which explores the use of Montessori in caring for those with dementia. Details of this programme are also attached – There are still some spaces available on this programme and you are advised to register immediately.

Details of registration for both events are available from Erica Roche ( at 01 280 6064

2 Day course to download please click here


Training details to download please click here