Apparatus workshop

This workshop is designed for Distant Learning students who want to fulfill the practical component requirement for the ECC course certification. It is an 11-day workshop which covers all areas of the Prepared Environment curriculum in the Montessori methodology. Candidates for this workshop are currently enrolled in a course and registered with MCI.

For more details and a fee schedule please contact:  hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com

Introduction to Montessori philosophy and methods workshop

This introduction workshop is designed for anyone interested in becoming acquainted with the Montessori approach. It is a one day workshop that provides a clear overview of the philosophy, principles and practices of the Montessori approach. Attendees will have the opportunity to work with some of the curriculum apparatus and engage in discussions. There are no requirements for entry into this workshop. It is ideally suited for staff working in the pre-school sector and/or staff working in ECEC supporting institutes and ministries.
For more details and a fee schedule please contact:   hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com

Montessori Alumni Refresher Workshop

The Montessori Alumni refresher workshop is designed for graduates who have successfully completed their Montessori training and they feel the need to re-connect again with the Montessori pedagogy. This is a one day workshop from 9am – 5pm that revisits the apparatus, projects, and current developments in Montessori education and practice. Updated information regarding standards and benchmarks are provided along with reviews of the recent Montessori literature. It is an opportunity to build dialogue around the current Montessori practice in our local pre-schools and promote deeper relations for understanding amongst themselves.

ECERS- R (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition) Workshop in English


The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition, ECERS- R workshop is a three-day training workshop which trains and qualifies the enrolled candidate on how to use this reliable observational rating scale. The ECERS-R is a widely used to effectively assess the quality of preschools around the world.

Every candidate will be trained and supervised, step by step, throughout the training process. They will be shown the necessary skills and procedures for effectively observing children, staff and the quality of the preschool. The benefits from these assessment results will provide reliable information for improving the quality in many areas of the preschool. Some of the areas measured include:

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Space and Furnishings
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Personal Care Routines
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Language-Reasoning
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Activities
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Interaction
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Program Structure
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Parents and Staff
The three day training provides instructions and practice on:
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How to observe children, staff, and overall provision in your preschool?
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How to interpret and evaluate what has been observed in your preschool?
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How to qualify and summarise the assessment of your preschool?
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How to improve your preschool based on the ECERS-R assessment?
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How to plan and promote in-service staff training based on your reliable observational assessment?
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How to monitor children’s progress based on your observational evidence?

For more information and details click on ERS global network.

ECERS-R (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition) Workshop in Arabic*

This three day training workshop on the training for use of ECERS-R is the same format as the workshop in English described above, but in Arabic. For more information contact : hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com

*Publishers: Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States, ABEGS, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia abegs@abegs.org 

Hadeed, J. (2013). Reliability and Validity of the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale, Revised, ECERS R in Arabic. Early Child Development and Care. Routledge, Taylor and Francis.


Reach Out and Read Training Workshop

Reach Out and Read Training (ROR) workshop is a one day (morning only) workshop which demonstrates and explains the skills and techniques used in learning how to effectively read to young children in hospital care.This workshop is designed for the volunteers enlisted in the ROR, Bahrain programme. The training demonstrates important listening, reading and communication skills used in reading with children under hospital supervision. Additional information and support for encouraging literacy development in early childhood development is discussed. Please contact for more details:   hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com

For more information about the Reach Out and Read Program in the USA, please visit their website at:   www.reachoutandread.org  


Community Outreach Programme (COP-MOCEP ) Workshop

The Community Outreach Programme, COP is an educational pre-school intervention programme to support mothers and their children at home. COP is a subsidiary arm to the Mother Child Education Programme- MOCEP. For more details, please visit our website at: www.mocep-bahrain.com

This COP workshop provides the required pre-training for the management and staff members wanting to implement MOCEP in their pre-school. Any registered pre-school in Bahrain can register for this initial training provided they are planning on implementing the MOCEP programme.

For more information and details contact for more details:   hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com


Community Outreach Programme (COP-FSP) Workshop

The Community Outreach Programme, COP-FSP is a pre-training workshop for candidates wanting to deliver the Father Support Programme, FSP in local schools, centres and/or community venues. This training provides the information and skills based on the contents of the Father Support Programme. The FSP is a 13-week intervention support programme which empowers fathers to support their children and families. Leaders for providing the FSP are trained at this two day workshop. The initial training is for two days at BMC.

For more information and details contact for more details:   hadeed@batelco.com.bh   or   j.hadeed@btinternet.com

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