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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.


ACMS course schedule for 2016 to 2019.


AMI Montessori Diploma 0-3

AMI Montessori Diploma 3-6

AMI Montessori Diploma 6-12

AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate 3-6

AMI Assistants Certificate 0-3

AMI Assistants Certificate 6-12


AMI Montessori Diploma 3-6

AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate 3-6

Upcoming Information Evenings

AMI 0-3 Assistant Course Info Session, Donvale
Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 3:00pm
AMI 0-3 Assistants Course Info Evening, Brunswick West
Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 6:00pm

Quick Downloads and Links

ACMS Course Schedule
Download the ACMS course schedule for 2016 to 2019.
PDF icon ACMSCourseSchedule2016-2019.pdf
Course Application Form
Download the application form for all ACMS courses.
PDF icon ACMSApplicationForm.pdf
Video Montessori Education
Video showing Montessori 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12 environments.

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