Congratulations to the AMI 3-6 Graduates of 2017



The Maria Montessori Education Foundation (MMEF) is the official New Zealand teacher training centre of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), welcoming both New Zealand and international students.

The Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) was founded by Dr Montessori and her son Mario to maintain the integrity of her life's work and to ensure that it would be perpetuated after her death. AMI graduates deliver what has been called Montessori’s Montessori, based on training grounded in a thorough understanding of Montessori principles and child development.

Many students describe their year studying for the AMI diploma as the most intense of their life–as a transformative experience. As one recent MMEF graduate said:

“In this course I learned not only about the Montessori method, but also how to be self-disciplined, confident and faithful to myself. This course was the most inspiring and challenging thing I have ever done in my life. I am proud to be part of MMEF and the AMI community”.

An AMI diploma is your passport to the world—giving you access to employment in an AMI school in nearly every country in the world.

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We look forward to meeting you.


For further information about AMI training in New Zealand contact mmefnz@outlook.com and visit our blog for up-to-date MMEF news. See the FAQ page for frequently asked questions. 

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