A marvelous time in Maynooth: Our 10th Biennial IFS Conference (15-17 June 2023)

The Froebel Trust, a longtime institutional supporter and collaborator of the International Froebel Society, has published on its website a wonderful summary of the International Froebel Society’s 10th Biennial Conference. The summary, written by Sacha Powell, the Trust’s CEO, begins: 

‘Participants travelled from around the globe to Ireland for the 10th Biennial conference of The International Froebel Society (IFS) held 15 – 17 June 2023.

Maynooth University’s Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education hosted an outstanding programme of academic and social events.

Student ambassadors and faculty members led by Head of Department, Niamh Fortune ensured everyone received a warm welcome and gifts, including wooden blocks and wild flower seeds.

The conference theme, “Childhood Today: A Froebelian Perspective” offered 50 presentations across three days with keynote speeches from distinguished educators and scholars.’

To read the rest of the summary and to learn more about the work of the Froebel Trust worldwide, visit: https://www.froebel.org.uk/news/the-international-froebel-society-conference-2023

For more about the IFS’s 10th Biennial Conference, view social media coverage using the hashtag #IntFroebel2023 (especially on Twitter).