ELF MTT currently offers training towards a Montessori 3-6 Diploma – National Diploma in ECD Practice Level 5 (240 credits) as well as towards the Montessori 0-6 Certificate – Further Education & Training Certificate in ECD Level 4 (120 credits)

More Information about our Courses

Advice, Support and Information

ELF MTT provides advice and information to organisations, communities and individuals both locally and nationally on all aspects of Early Childhood Development with specific reference to the Montessori Methodology as applicable in the South African context.

Workshops & Resources

ELF MTT offers workshops in various topics like literacy, numeracy and child development to parents and teachers of young children in the foundation phase. We also offer a database of materials locally made for use in the classroom environment.

Contact us for the current workshop schedule

Simply Montessori Newsletter

ELF provides information, tips and activities that parents, families and teachers can do with the young child.

Read our current and past issues here


Fees for Consultation & Additional Services on offer

Equipment & Books for Sale

We have some equipment and books for sale on a regular basis. Prices are dependent on stock available.

Toy Training Kits

Our Infant / Toddler Training Kits that comes with the Infant / Toddler Course contains manuals with activities to stimulate the Cognitive, Motor, Social, Life Skills, Mathematical, Sensorial and Language Development in the young child (0-5 years). Each activity has a lesson plan that includes the materials needed for the activity and how to set up/make the activity. In addition the aims and method for facilitating the activity to the child is explained in detail.

This resource is ideal for “new parents, au pairs, home based educares and creches and anyone interested in supporting the development of young children. The activities can be made from readily available local materials  and recycled items from the home.

Toy Manual