Froebel Society

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Occupation Emily Shirreff
ES was elected president of the Froebel Society , which promoted kindergartens.
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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politics Maria Grey
MG founded the Froebel Society in February 1875 with Emily Shirreff and Beata Doreck . In the 1880s she was instrumental in bringing the educational philosophy of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati to public attention.
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood, 1979.
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Textual Production Emily Shirreff
During her tenure of office at the Froebel Society , from December 1875, ESconstantly read at the society's annual and monthly meetings papers in which she expounded the theory of kindergarten teaching, and set...
Textual Production Emily Shirreff
Some of her other works on education are On the Connection Between the Kindergarten and the School (1880), Home Education in Relation to Kindergarten, Two Lectures (1884), The Kindergarten at Home (1884), and Moral Training:...

Timeline

1874
The Froebel Society was established to promote the notion of the kindergarten education.