It's Never Too Late to Return to Study; EDUCATION & COURSES

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It's Never Too Late to Return to Study; EDUCATION & COURSES


Byline: SARAH HARRIS

SONIA WINTER had worked as a retail manager for a gift shop for about 12 years, before deciding she wanted a change of career.

The 39-year-old, who was born in Portugal and moved to the UK in 2002, had always dreamed of becoming a teacher.

Sonia, who lives with her husband, Anthony, in Ealing, West London, eventually decided to take the plunge and retrain as a Montessori nursery teacher.

She embarked on a two-year full-time Montessori foundation degree in arts.

The course was developed in conjunction with London Metropolitan University, and students have the opportunity to go on to join the third year of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood degree course.

She finished her foundation degree in August 2013 and is now working at Montessori Nursery in Ealing.

She says: 'I enjoyed my job and was good at it, but ever since I was a little girl, I'd dreamed about becoming a teacher. I was raised with my grandmother and she was a teacher.

'I never had the chance to pursue higher education in Portugal and, when I got here, it became harder because English was my second language. I never thought I could do it.

'I was getting a bit restless as I got older, and met someone who'd trained at Montessori Centre International. …

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