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Welcome to ACMS

About ACMS
The Australian Centre for Montessori Studies (ACMS) is a national organisation committed to providing quality training to the Montessori teaching community, and to those interested in becoming qualified in the Montessori method.Read more.

Montessori Educators
Montessori educators, whether they be a Montessori teacher or a Montessori assistant, work to support the child in his or her process of self-development. “To aid life…that is the basic task of the educator.” Dr Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind.Read more.

Montessori Programmes
Montessori educational programmes are offered for children from birth to eighteen years. From the age of 3 years, the children participate in mixed age groups spanning 3 years.Read more.

Montessori Qualifications
There are basically two components to teaching qualifications within Montessori, one being what is mandated by the government and the other being the Montessori pedagogical training required by a Montessori school or centre.Read more.

Montessori Professional Learning Series

For further details, contact Katie Denzin at

ACMS Course Schedule

AMI Montessori Diploma 0-3

AMI Montessori Diploma 3-6

AMI Montessori Diploma 6-12

AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate 3-6

Quick Downloads and Links

Course Application Form
Download application form for all courses.
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Become an ACMS Trainer
Interested in becoming an ACMS trainer. Download and complete the Expression of Interest form.
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AMI Brochure
Find out more about the Association Montessori Internationale.
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Video Montessori Education
Video showing Montessori 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12 environments.

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