Exec Committee

The IFS is led by an international executive committee comprising practitioners, university-based researchers, early years providers, and others with a professional interest in child-centred early childhood education. Its members include:

Kerry Bethell, Massey University, New Zealand

Tina Bruce, University of Roehampton, UK

Grace Choi, Beijing Rainbow Education Training School, China

Andrea Matheis, Evangelisches Fröbelseminar, Kassel, Germany

Helen May, University of Otago (emerita), New Zealand

Kristen Nawrotzki, Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg, Germany (IFS Co-President)

Karl Neumann, Braunschweig Technical University (emeritus), Germany

Yukio Nishida, University of New England, Australia

Larry Prochner, University of Alberta, Canada (IFS Co-President)

Heinrike Schauwecker-Zimmer, Fröbel Systems, Seefeld, Germany

Brian Tubbert, Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education, Maynooth University, Ireland