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 10th Biennial Conference will take place June 15-17, 2023 and will be hosted by the Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education at Maynooth University in Ireland. More details about the conference and the conference call for papers ...Read More
This article first appeared in the journal The First Years Ngā Tau Tuatahi 24(1) 2022, where it was published (and is republished here) subject to the copyright provisions of a Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial) License. Cooper-FYJ-Vol24-Iss1-202...Read More
The IFS is pleased to republish here (with copyright holder permission) Working for children and social change: Tracing the endeavours of three Scottish lady teachers who immigrated to New Zealand in the early 20th century (2021), by Kerry Bethell and Helen M...Read More
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