The Froebel Trust was formed at the end of 2011. Our mission is to promote the value and relevance of Froebelian principles in the 21st Century to the education and learning of children up to the age of eight.
Friedrich Froebel is famous for his radical insight that the first learning experiences of the very young influence not only their later educational achievements but also the health and development of society as a whole.
Froebelian education today is based on the principles, pedagogy and environment promoted by Froebel. Many of these have become widely accepted and embedded in mainstream practice.
We are committed to advancing the following Froebelian principles for the education and care of children up to the age of eight: