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 call for papers and further details will be posted on this site in September 2019. Watch this space! Photo: Andrew ...Read More
Froebel: Gifts for our future 11, Looking Inwards, Looking Outwards, Looking Forwards The Edinburgh Froebel Network conference, sponsored by the Froebel Trust will be held on 21st September 2019 at the University of Edinburgh. Places are limited...Read More
Last year, I had the most wonderful opportunity to co-present at the 8th International Froebel Society (IFS) Conference in Hiroshima, 6th-8th September 2018, with my dear friend, colleague and mentor, Professor Tina Bruce and her husband Professor Ian Bruce. ...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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