Who was Maria Montessori? http://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Montessori Develop in children the knowledge skills attitudes and concepts in key learning areas. Provide learning experiences that are appropriate to a child’s age, learning readiness, stage of development and level of maturity. Foster a warm, caring and safe learning environment that stimulates curiosity fairness and respect for others. Develop each child’s ability to effectively communicate in the language of instruction (English) while respecting the importance of the child’s home language. Involve inform and instruct parents in all aspects of their child’s education. Our kindergarten philosophy and curriculum reflects, recognises and values the culture of our host country and our multicultural community. International education should serve international understanding and cooperation providing strategies for meeting each child’s individual needs through play. We must help children to appreciate each child’s individuality, while developing their ability to work and play together. We strongly believe that teachers and parents are partners in their child’s education.