Theorist in the Spotlight: Maria Montessori

Theorist in the Spotlight: Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori played an integral role in modern early childhood education

Redefining the gender norms of her time, Maria Montessori is an Italian physician, who was the first woman to graduate as a doctor in Italy. She faced significant scrutiny from her peers  where she was isolated in her practical classes. This resulted in her having to practice on cadavers after hours, as a woman being in presence of a naked male body was frowned upon. However, despite these challenges she graduated with honours in 1896. 

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Sticks and Stones Education's Stall at Conference

A Day Out @ Campbelltown City Council Family Day Care’s Conference

I was invited to attend the FDC conference organised by Campbelltown City Council FDC Scheme with a number of other Western Sydney council FDC services in attendance. I didn’t hesitate to say YES! One of my good networking critical friends works in the region and I knew I would see her there so that was a sweetener! But also the fact that the event was going to be small and a good entry point for me managing markets on my own! I’d always had my business partner to do events with me.

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