Bio: Sid Mohandas (he/him/his) is a former Montessori educator and teacher trainer, and is a guest lecturer at Middlesex University. He is the founder of The Male Montessorian (TMM) and the Montistory platforms. Sid is currently doing his doctorate at Middlesex University investigating how gender materialises in Montessori spaces using feminist posthuman/’new’ materialist theories. Sid is queer.
Research Interest: Gender, Social Justice, Feminisms, Feminist ‘New’ Materialisms, Feminist Posthumanisms, Postcolonialism, Ant-racism, Montessori Education, Early Childhood Education, Assessment, Sexuality, Montessori History, and Intersectionality
Mohandas, S. (under review) Beyond male recruitment: decolonising gender diversification efforts in ECEC.
Mohandas, S. (under review) More-than-just-cameras: posthuman gendered subjectivities in early childhood spaces.
Osgood, J. & Mohandas, S. (2021, forthcoming) Figuring gender in early childhood with animal figurines: pursuing tentacular stories about global childhoods in the Anthropocene, in Tesar et al. (eds) Global Childhoods Handbook. London: SAGE Publications
Mohandas, S. (2020) Reclaiming feminisms in the early years, Montessori International, Issue 127, Spring 2020. London: Montessori Centre International
Osgood, J. & Mohandas, S. (2019) Reconfiguring the ‘MaleMontessorian’: the mattering of gender through pink towering practices, Early Years, DOI: 10.1080/09575146.2019.1620181
Mohandas, S. (2018) Exploring Diversity and Inclusivity in Montessori, in Montessori Life, 30(4), pp.34-35
Mohandas, S. (2017) Early years leaders’ perceptions of how Ofsted affects their subjective wellbeing. London: UCL
Mohandas, S. (2015) A day at the museum, in Montessori International, Issue 117, Autumn 2015. London: Montessori St. Nicholas Charity.