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AMI 3-6 Certificate Course, April–Don’t Miss Out!



Kia Ora Koutou MMEF Friends

This first newsletter of the year comes with wishes for a wonderfully productive and fulfilling 2018!

Hopefully you’ve all had some time to re-charge your batteries, in preparation for a purposefully engaging year.

3-6 Certificate Course, Auckland – April

If you haven’t already – do send in your applications for the AMI 3-6 Certificate Course from April 17th – 28th – 9 day course . Due to high demand we had to close applications for the last Certificate course, don’t miss out this time.

Follow the links for AMI 3-6 Certificate Course brochure at – you can register on-line.

AMI 0-3 Diploma Deadline

In a previous newsletter, MMEF asked that applications for the 0-3 AMI Diploma Course be submitted before the end of 2017. Thank you to those of you who made it!

At your request we have extended the deadline to Friday 23rd February latest. At this time MMEF will decide if there is sufficient interest for the 0-3 Assistants to Infancy Training to proceed.Fingers_Crossed

The venue is booked, a highly sought after AMI trainer secured, all that’s left to do is to submit your fully completed applications NOW!

Here’s what previous 0-3 students have said of the course,

Thinking about studying for the 0-3 course could be a daunting experience, especially when you may need to be away from your friends and family for periods of time. Yet I made the decision and let me tell you, this course has completely changed my life! “ 

There is almost nothing similar in a 0-3 environment when comparing it to a 3-6 environment. Every piece of material is used in a totally different way with the children in the first half of this plane of development. Nothing in my 3-6 training helped prepare me… I can say, hand on heart, there is no possible way I could run a successful 0-3 class with my 3-6 training such is the difference. What I did get from the training was a deep and profound understanding of a totally different child”

AMI Course Information Evening – Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre – Wednesday 21st February at 7.00p.m. – 8.30p.m.

  • venue-lotus-1-kawai-purapuraWould you like to know more about the Montessori approach to child development?
  • Are you considering enrolling for one of the AMI Courses commencing this year?
  • Why is current neuroscience endorsing an approach to education that began over 110 years ago?

If you have an interest in child development and considering a career applying Montessori principles – join MMEF for this informal evening.

Venue address: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre,14 Mills Lane, Albany, Auckland. Park in the public carpark on Mills Lane and follow the tree-lined path up the hill.

RSVP by Friday 16th Feb. to

AMI 3-6 Diploma starting July 2nd, 2018

Interviews underway – apply today!

Dates: 2018 Module 1 – July 2nd to 27th – (4 wks.)

Module 2- September 24th to 12th October – (3 wks.)

2019 Module 3 – January 7th to 25th (3wks)

Module 4 – April 8th to May 3rd (4 wks.)

Module 5 – July 1st – 19th (3wks)

Module 6 – September 30th to October 18th (3 wks.)

2020 Module 7 – January 6th – 31st (4 wks.)

Plus 3 weeks of Observations & 7 weeks of Teaching Practice.IMG_0432

Venue: Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, Albany, Auckland – accommodation available on site.

Director of Training: Carol Potts – AMI 3-6 Trainer.

Visit for course brochure, application form and further details.

Noho ora mai MMEF

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