We seek to change that.
As an organisation of educators, university-based researchers, and early years providers, the IFS provides an international forum for the development of child-centred and play-based educational theories and practices, especially but not exclusively those associated with the inventor of the Kindergarten, Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852).
Our 9th Biennial Conference, originally planned for June 2020 in Edinburgh, Scotland, took place in June 2021. The conference's online format made it accessible to a greater diversity of participants than ever before, with over 150 researchers and practitione...Read More
From the publisher's website: "This book considers the origins of Froebelian early childhood education providing context to the development of his theories and ideas, critically examines the key themes of this philosophy of education and explores the relevanc...Read More
A project by Kerry Bethell and Helen May The International Froebel Society (IFS) conference planned in Edinburgh for June 2020 was cancelled due to the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic including the shut down of international travel and the ‘lockdown’ of countr...Read More
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