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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

AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course–BOOK NOW!

12/07/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

Thank you for making our part at the recent Montessori Aotearoa NZ Conference so enjoyable! IMG_12781_thumb

It’s always heartening and invigorating to catch up with friends both new and not so new.

What a successful Conference it was, hats off to MANZ for their masterful organisation once again.

We loved talking training possibilities with you and one such training opportunity on the horizon is the AMI 6-12 Assistants Certificate Course in January 2017.

We’re so fortunate to have enticed one of the short supply of AMI 6-12 Trainers in the world – Alison Awes from Minnesota – to our shores. 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 quickly and spread the words for others to do the same!

All you have to do is click on the link http://goo.gl/uxJKb0 to register on-line by Friday July 29th.

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

AMI 6-12 Assistants’ Certificate Course–Brochures Ready!

31/05/2016
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Kia Ora Kotou Friends of Maria Montessori Education Foundation

It’s true – the AMI 6-12 Assistant’s Certificate Course brochure is ready, brimming with information and waiting for you to download at https://goo.gl/1549r0

60 hours of face to face delivery with highly sought after AMI 6-12 trainer Alison Awes is coming to a school near you! Well…

ESMS LogoEastern Suburbs Montessori Unit at Glendowie Primary, Auckland will be the venue for the course. You can even bring your togs and have a dip at St Helier’s Beach at the end of the day!

Instead of offering an early bird discount, we’re offering the same price for all. The only thing you have to do to ensure that this course can proceed is register by August 19th!

Alison Awes has an extremely busy schedule and must know if we have sufficient numbers by that date. We feel sure there will be given the amount of emails we’ve received to date about 6-12 training. This – we hope – is just the beginning! 

Download the brochure, complete the registration section  and send it to mmef@ihug.co.nz and deposit 50% of the course fee before August 19th. Alternatively you can register on-line at http://goo.gl/uxJKb0, complete the registration from and send part-payment to MMEF by August 19th.

MANZ Aotearoa Conference – 9-11th July 2016

We’re already gearing up for a busy few days at the MANZ Aotearoa Conference in Hamilton.

As always MMEF will be having a stand and we’d love to see you! We’ll have a range of items for you to buy, order and comment on including:-

The 1946 London Lectures – it’s full of timeless gems and a must buy.

Come and tell us where you’d like the 2017 3-6 Assistant Certificate Course?

Are you committed to keeping the AMI Diploma authentic and relevant for its purpose – have you say, come and give us your feedback. 

Future 3-6 Diploma Course formats – what format would be your preferred option? Schools and potential students – your feedback is important to us!

6-12 Assistant Certificate Course brochures

Montessori materials and more…!

And finally…

Dates For Your P.D. Calendar 2016 & 2017

http://ami-global.org/events/fifth-assembly-educateurs-sans-fronti%C3%A8res for more details.

28th Congress 27-30 July 2017 – Pathway to Peace:
Montessori Education for Social Change

Pathway to Peace: Montessori Education for Social Change

http://www.montessoricongress2017.org/ for more details.

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

Noho ora mai

Carol, Tia, Anna & Shirley at MMEF