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On-line Booking Now Available for AMI 3-6 Certificate Course – July, 2017

16/12/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

AMI 3-6 Assistant Certificate Course, July 2017

As many of you prepare for the last few days of the school year, we’re delighted to send you the course brochure and on-line booking links for next year’s AMI 3-6 Assistant Certificate Course, Hamilton in July.

DSC_6668Who by – Carol Potts, AMI Auxiliary 3-6 Trainer, Aotearoa, New Zealand will facilitate the course.

The venue – Waikato Montessori Education Centre, Hamilton.

The dates – Monday 10th July – Saturday 15th July. Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th July. The hours will be 9-5p.m, with 1 day (Tuesday 18th July ) 12.30-8.30p.m.

The dates will include 2.5 days to complete the 9 hours of observation required as part of the course.

Click in the link goo.gl/apBg4f to download the course brochure and click on goo.gl/brYRmm to register on-line.

Kia Kaha to the Students of the 2015-2017 AMI 3-6 Course

As the AMI students prepare for their final summer module starting January 3rd, 2017, we say, kia kaha ! Remember those often sung words – E tu Kahikatea, Awhi mai awhi atu, Tatou, taou e.

And finally, kia ora kotou and thank you for your on-going support and encouragement during 2016. Season’s greetings to you all.

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Na matou noa, na

Tia, Anna, Carol & Shirley – MMEF

AMI 3-6 Level 7 Diploma Qualification Survey

26/11/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

In light of the recent NZQA ECE qualifications review – MMEF is seeking your feedback regarding their Level 7 Diploma application.

We’ve prepared a short 3-question-survey that will take no more than 5 minutes to complete – really! We sincerely appreciate that it’s a busy time of year though your input is vitally important to us.

Please click on the link below to answer 3 concise  questions – now! Responses required by Dec. 9th.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3MLBBLQ

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Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Kia ora rawa atu,

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF

6-12 AMI Certificate Course –Places still Available – January 2017

12/10/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

 

We’ve been busy, busy, busy at MMEF with more enquiries about AMI training than ever before – hoorah!  

Alison-Awes-Photo-2012_thumbIt seemed timely therefore to make contact with you all and answer a resounding YES to your recent emails – there are still available places for the 6-12 Assistant Certificate Course in January 2017.  It’s not too late!!

Accommodation is being booked, books are being ordered and plans are excitedly unfolding in preparation for the first AMI training at the 6-12 level in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Book on line at http://goo.gl/uxJKb0 or visit mmef.org.nz and click on the link.

Accommodation request – we have students traveling from far and wide to attend the course. For current attendees, living in Auckland – could you offer a spare room to a fellow student? If so, please email mmef@ihug.co.nz and we can connect you to each other.

Book the Dates Now – AMI 3-6 Certificate Course Dates – July, 2017

We are delighted to announce the dates for the next AMI 3-6 Assistant Certificate Course. The course will be held at Waikato Montessori Education Centre, Hamilton during the July primary school holidays next year. The dates will be:

Monday 10th July – Saturday 15th July. Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th July. The hours will be 9-5p.m, with 1 day 12.30-8.30p.m.

This will allow 2.5 days to complete the 9 hours of observation required as part of the course.

Details and a booking form will be available shortly.

Other Dates for 2017 – International Montessori Congress Prague

Montessori Pathway to Peace – Education for Social Change 

Visit the official Congress site for further details http://www.montessoricongress2017.org/registration-guidelines.htm 

In combination with the 2017 International Congress, a Study Tour is being arranged to take in sites that are significant to Dr Montessori’s life in both Italy and The Netherlands.
The tour will commence in Italy, moving to The Netherlands and then onto Prague for the Congress. What a wonderful lead in to the Congress.

Please email Roelie Hartwig at roelie@montessori.org.nz for further details.

Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF

MMEF Survey–the next AMI 3-6 Course Format– Your Feedback Required!

04/08/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

MMEF are in the planning phase for the next AMI 3-6 Course in New Zealand with a potential start in 2018. 

To help guide us, we are seeking feedback all relevant parties regarding possible course formats.

The link below will direct you to a short survey to gather this information and it should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. 

Your additional comments will be extremely helpful too – please add them in the boxes provided.

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C8FRJR9

The survey will close on Monday 15th August, 2016.  Thanking you in advance.

 

Seeking Premises for AMI Training Centre – Auckland

Dear Auckland Schools

Whilst we have your attention MMEF are considering serious venue proposals to establish an AMI Training Centre in Auckland.

Could your school or a venue known to you be available for this purpose?

Space required:

100 square meters (approx.) to establish a 3-6 prepared environment

– Spaces for a separate student lecture area and faculty office

– Adequate facilities for students – for refreshments, library and parking.

-  The building/s must meet all building code and health and safety requirements.

– Ease of access via transportation – close to train/bus routes.

We’d love to hear from you!

Email mmef@ihug.co.nz or call Carol Potts 021 111 4133.

Ni Hao from Carol!

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 Here’s Carol in China as part of the team of AMI Examiners in Hangzhou and Schenzen.

40degrees, high humidity and still smiling – what a trooper;)

 

Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF

MMEF Survey–the next AMI 3-6 Course Format– Your Feedback Required!

03/08/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

MMEF are in the planning phase for the next AMI 3-6 Course in New Zealand with a potential start in 2018. 

To help guide us, we are seeking feedback all relevant parties regarding possible course formats.

The link below will direct you to a short survey to gather this information and it should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. 

Your additional comments will be extremely helpful too – please add them in the boxes provided.

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C8FRJR9

The survey will close on Monday 15th August, 2016.  Thanking you in advance.

 

Seeking Premises for AMI Training Centre – Auckland

Dear Auckland Schools

Whilst we have your attention MMEF are considering serious venue proposals to establish an AMI Training Centre in Auckland.

Could your school or a venue known to you be available for this purpose?

Space required:

100 square meters (approx.) to establish a 3-6 prepared environment

– Spaces for a separate student lecture area and faculty office

– Adequate facilities for students – for refreshments, library and parking.

-  The building/s must meet all building code and health and safety requirements.

– Ease of access via transportation – close to train/bus routes.

We’d love to hear from you!

Email mmef@ihug.co.nz or call Carol Potts 021 111 4133.

Ne Hao from Carol!

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 Here’s Carol in China as part of the team of AMI Examiners in Hangzhou and Schenzen.

40degrees, high humidity and still smiling – what a trooper;)

 

 

Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF

REMINDER- AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course–BOOK NOW !

30/07/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

We loved talking training possibilities with you at the recent MANZ Aotearoa Conference and one such training opportunity fast approaching is the AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course in January 2017.

Alison Awes Photo 2012We’re so fortunate to have AMI 6-12 Trainer Alison Awes from Minnesota coming to New Zealand. Please help us to make this a course a reality by registering on-line ASAP.

MMEF will be using this course to gauge interest for future 6-12 Training in New Zealand…so register ASAP and spread the word for others to do the same!

Simply click on the link http://goo.gl/uxJKb0 to register on-line by Monday 1st August.

Payment is not required immediately though we do need your registrations as soon as possible to help get planning underway!

Download your copy of the course brochure today at https://goo.gl/m570b5 and have a jolly good read.

Part payment is required (50% of the course fee) before August 19th.

Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF

REMINDER- AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course–BOOK NOW !

30/07/2016
by

MMEF_Logo

Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

We loved talking training possibilities with you at the recent MANZ Aotearoa Conference and one such training opportunity fast approaching is the AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course in January 2017.

We’re so fortunate to have AMI 6-12 Trainer Alison Awes from Minnesota coming to New Zealand. Please help us to make this a course a reality by registering on-line ASAP.

MMEF will be using this course to gauge interest for future 6-12 Training in New Zealand…so register ASAP and spread the word for others to do the same!

Simply click on the link http://goo.gl/uxJKb0 to register on-line by Monday 1st August.

Payment is not required immediately though we do need your registrations as soon as possible to help get planning underway!

Download your copy of the course brochure today at https://goo.gl/m570b5 and have a jolly good read.

Part payment is required (50% of the course fee) before August 19th.

Please remember your thoughts, ideas and comments are always welcome.

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley – MMEF