Our team


EszterEszter Kovács

Head of kindergarten

Education, work experience:

  • 1980. high-school level kindergarten pedagogical qualification
  • 1989. university level kindergarten pedagogical diploma
  • 2003. university level cultivation, day-care center leader diploma
  • 2006– Montessori studies
  • 1980–1995 Budapest X., kindergarten teacher
  • 1997– children’s camp leader at “Kölyök Fogadó”, Pázmánd
  • 2004–2006 head of the day-care center “Eszterlánc”
  • 2006– head of Eszterlánc Hungarian–English Montessori Kindergarten

Interests: gardening, arts and crafts, making of toys and puppets, korongozás, pottery

EszterEszter Strausz

Montesz foundation’s representative

Education, work experience:

  • 1996-2000 Pedagogische Academie Basis Onderwijs – Montessori (Montessori teaching diploma for the primary school for children from 4 to 12 years old)
  • 2003. naturalization of the diploma as a Hungarian kindergarten and primary school teacher’s diploma
  • 1996–2002 teaching in different Dutch Montessori schools
  • 2002–2005 Montessori schools and kindergartens at Budapest and Majosháza
  • 2002– English language private lessons for children and adults
  • 2005–2006 working at day-care center “Eszterlánc”, Budapest
  • 2006– kindergarten teacher in Eszterlánc Hungarian–English Montessori Kindergarten
  • 2008–2010 nursery teacher training at Pannon Kincstár Tanoda

Languages: dutch, english, hungarian

Interests: making own teaching materials, travelling

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.


LauraLaura SzabinaSzabina HajnalkaHajnalka SzilviaSzilvia
To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.

Toddler’s Group:

IldikóIldikó ErikaErika JuditJudit
The prize and punishments are incentives toward unnatural or forced effort, and, therefore we certainly cannot speak of the natural development of the child in connection with them.

Study Group:

EszterEszter ÉvaÉva BernadettBernadett
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.


ÉvaÉva MáriaMária