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 next biennial conference will take place June 3-6, 2020 at the University of Edinburgh, in beautiful Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference theme is 'Froebel 2020: Visions of social justice, equity and integrity', and the call for papers and further details ...Read More
'Froebelian Work Schools' circa 1930. (Wikimedia: Manfi.B. CC BY-SA 4.0) The Ida Seele Archive in Dillingen an der Donau in southern Germany was founded in 1993 and has been developed ever since as an incomparable archive of Froebelian education. A private...Read More
The excellent architecture and design podcast 99 Percent Invisible dedicated an episode earlier this year to Froebel's Gifts. Both the audio version and a transcript are available from the podcast's website here: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/fro...Read More
Routledge's International Handbooks series has published a new volume of essential reading for all those interested in the history, analysis, and practical implementation of Froebelian principles in education. The new Routledge International Handbook of Froe...Read More
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