the mqs is a comprehensice process of certification for montessori institutions. through a neutral process ist is ensured that the fundamental conditions of the montessori method are present, both in environment as well as in practice.

civil and municipal authorities receive a clear classification by which parents can objectively verify the quality of a given montessori institution.

the following areas are covered by the mqs: the prepared environment, montessori group and daily routine, free choice of work, parent-teacher cooperation, observation and documentation of the sensitive periods, polarization of attention and the levels of development.