The Indian Montessori Foundation is a pan-Indian organization founded with the vision of enabling children to reach their full potential through the principles of Montessori education leading towards a more harmonious and peaceful world. Its inception came after India hosted the 26th International Montessori Congress in Chennai, at the Kalakshetra Foundation in January 2009.
IMF’s aims to:
- Promote AMI membership
• Expand the awareness of Montessori philosophy in society
• Nurture Montessori principles in schools
• Promote research and development of all aspects of Montessori education
• Support AMI Montessori training
• Support and bring together the AMI Alumni
IMF is gradually publishing the Montessori books so that they can be easily accessible in India. IMF offers subscribers an annual journal – Montessori Matters and 7 newsletters a year called The Touch Board. Recently it has brought out The Silver Spoon Series (50 booklets in two box sets for young readers).