To establish AMI training in New Zealand in order to prepare graduates to seek employment in Montessori schools both in New Zealand and internationally.
The purposes of the MMEF are as follows:
MMEF is a registered Charitable Trust. It was accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) as a Private Training Establishment (PTE) in 2008.
The Management Team
A team of trustees made up of AMI trained staff from 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12 years, plus financial and business representation.
The Advisory Group
Representatives to advise on education and training matters and initiatives.
The Academic Team
AMI 3-6 Trainer, New Zealand
Carol Potts obtained the AMI (3-6) diploma in 1995, in London and a B.Tch. (ECE) in 2001. She has worked with young children for more than 25 years and is currently mentoring a 3-6 environment, part-time. Carol is on the Management Team of the Maria Montessori Education Foundation (MMEF). She has completed the AMI Training of Trainers programme and is an examiner for AMI.
Course assistant and student support