Montessori Institute

As the largest Montessori training organisation in Australia, the Montessori Institute offers flexible, nationally recognised, Early Childhood and Primary teacher registration qualifications, alongside Diploma and Certificate level qualifications. They also provide professional development and education for schools, childcare centres and the wider community, with which they we have built strong relationships over forty years. Their ACECQA (early childhood regulator) and AITSL (teacher registration regulator) accredited courses are delivered via a blend of external, online study and intensive face to face workshops, Australia wide.

Incorporated in 1983, the Montessori Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and an accredited Higher Education Provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Authority (TEQSA). They have dedicated their work to develop and present world class Montessori courses and workshops, to both students and non-students.

Graduate Diploma of Education (Montessori) 3-6 years or 6-12 years focus. Recognised nationally as a teaching qualification, this course enables students to become registered teachers in their State. It is AITSL and ACECQA listed.

Diploma of Early Childhood and Primary Education (Montessori) 0-3, 3-6 or 6-12 years focus. This course enables registered teachers to gain Montessori curriculum knowledge for their classroom. It is ACECQA listed as an Early Childhood qualification (0-3 and 3-6 focus). The Diploma also qualifies non registered teachers to work as education assistants in schools or as room leaders/supervisors in a child care centre.

Certificate in Montessori Studies 0-5 or 3-6. Ideal for students who already hold a Certificate III or Diploma level qualification, but want to obtain Montessori curriculum knowledge for use in child care centres.

Diploma of Montessori Leadership and Practice. Ideal for principals or Montessori centre managers who wish to gain an understanding of Montessori theory, philosophy and curriculum.

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