Support Services

Montessori Australia (MA) is the peak national body for Montessori in Australia, providing support services to Montessori schools, teachers and parents. MA maintains communication with all Montessori programmes across Australia and acts as a clearinghouse for Montessori information and communication. MA also participates on an international level, particularly with initiatives in Asia (China, India, Thailand), and through the Association Montessori Internationale (recognised by UNESCO and the United Nations).

Schools & Centres

Membership

Montessori Australia offers membership to Montessori schools and centres, providing publications, discounted Montessori materials, communications and promotional services. These services are undergoing a review in consultation with the Montessori community to improve service delivery ensuring that we support the varied needs of our diverse community.

Consultancy

Montessori Australia offers consulting services to Montessori schools and centres on a wide variety of topics and issues. Our consulting services offer supportive advice using a mentoring model to encourage best practice and improve the delivery of the Montessori programme. 

Services for the General Public

Membership

Montessori staff and parents of member schools/centres benefit from their membership to Montessori Australia, including publications and discounts on events and shop products.

Individuals or Montessori teachers not currently with member schools/centres may join as Individual Members to receive similar benefits. Details on memberships are current under review and will be announced soon.

Media

As the peak national body for Montessori in Australia, Montessori Australia takes a proactive role in promoting the Montessori approach across media platforms.  We also work with our Montessori schools, teachers and parents to help support their engagement with media. 

For media enquiries, please email [email protected]

Government 

Montessori Australia acts as the government liaison representing Montessori on both a state and federal level. Visit our Government Liaison and Government Submissions sections on this website to learn more about our work. 

For Government enquiries, please contact [email protected]