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Master in AMI Montessori Guide for Elementary Education (6-12 years)

Recognized by the International Montessori Association (AMI)

3rd Edition


  • Dani Cañigueral Viñals

    Holds a Diploma in Elementary Education from the University of Girona. He has worked in various state schools and since 1989 has been an Elementary teacher in the Montessori Palau Girona. He holds the AMI Diploma as a Guide in Elementary Education (6-12), which he completed in Girona in 2005. With more than 15 years of experience as a Montessori guide, he has directed and participated in talks, workshops and seminars related to the Montessori method. He has been responsible for coordination in his Montessori school and has assumed functions related to educational innovation in the Montessori Palau Girona. He holds the AMI Diploma in Infant Education (3-6) awarded by the University of Vic. He participated as a speaker in the 27th International Montessori Conference held in 2013 in Portland (Oregon). During his teacher training, he actively participated in the first AMI 6-12 course in Prague and in the first international AMI 6-12 course in Girona. In the 2018-19 academic year, he completed part of an Interuniversity Master in Inclusive Education. Since 2015 he has been specializing in the work of María Montesori in Barcelona. About this stage she has found unpublished documents and has written various articles in specialized magazines. It is also dedicated to helping schools and teachers discover and better understand Montessori. Collaborate with researchers on education and with the Montessori district of Perugia. He is currently finishing a PhD in Education at the UVic University.  Since November 2018, he has been an international trainer of AMI guides in Elementary Education. He has participated in AMI certificates (assistants and refresher courses) and is now doing his second Master in AMI Montessori Guide for Elementary Education. 

Teaching staff

  • Dani Cañigueral Viñals

    See curriculum vitae in the management section.

  • Aleksander Modekin

    Aleksander Modekin works as a teacher of Elementary Education in the Semitsvetic Montessori School, Dolgoprudny, in the district of Moscow, Russia. He holds a Degree in Law and an additional Diploma in Education. In 2018 he graduated at the Montessori Palau International Research and Training Center (MIRTC), where he undertook a training course in AMI Elementary Education. Mr. Modekin has presented various lectures and workshops in different educational conferences in Russia. Furthermore, he is currently participating in an educational research project and is studying a postgraduate course.

  • Gladis Routier Cañigueral

    Gladis Routier Cañigueral has been a teacher of Elementary education in the CCE Montessori Palau Girona since 2008. She holds a Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Barcelona and holds an Interuniversity Master’s Degree in Youth and Society. She obtained the AMI Diploma in Elementary Education (6-12 years) at the Centro Internazionale Studi Montessoriani in Bergamo (Italy). She participated in an AMI extension course in artistic education in Bergamo. She has participated as an assistant in AMI Montessori training courses in Girona.

  • Diana Vargas

    Auxiliary AMI trainer 3-6 years and Montessori guide 6-12 years

  • Eduard Vilanova Oriol

    Eduard Vilanova Oriol is following the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) programme for the training of teachers of Elementary Education. He is especially interested in cosmic education, the cornerstone of the Montessori Elementary education classroom, and the path taken by the child to develop a global vision of humanity, the universe and their own role in it. He actively participated in the organization of the first AMI for teaching in Elementary Education, which took place at the Montessori Palau Girona between 2002 and 2005, also collaborating in translation. He is a teacher of Elementary Education at the Montessori Palau Girona. He holds a Degree in the Psychology of Education and an Elementary Education Teaching Diploma from the University of Girona. He completed the AMI Diploma of Elementary Education (6-12 years) at the Centro Internazionale Studi Montessoriani in Bergamo (Italy), the first AMI centre for the training of Montessori teachers of Elementary Education and, as such, the centre with the most extensive tradition of offering advanced Montessori courses. He completed the AMI Diploma in Infant Education (3-6 years) at the University of Vic. Since 1999 he has participated in talks and organized workshops about the Montessori method for parents and teachers.

*Management reserves the right to modify the teaching staff, if necessary, to ensure the levels of quality and professional category.