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
3-6 Trainer, New Zealand
Carol Potts completed the AMI Training of Trainers programme and is the Director of Training for the current 3-6 Diploma Course (modular format) concluding in January 2020.
She has worked with young children for more than 25 years and delights in the opportunity to mentor in a 3-6 environment part-time. She is on the faculty of Peninsula Training Centre, Shenzhen and offers Foundation & Certificate Courses in Australia.
Carol is on the Management Team of the Maria Montessori Education Foundation (MMEF).
Course assistant and student support