Luther Halsey Gulick: recreation, physical education and the YMCA

Luther Halsey Gulick physical education and the YMCA. Luther Halsey Gulick (1865-1918) was an expert and prolific writer on physical education, folk dance education and recreation. In this article Thomas Winter examines his contribution and his work with the YMCA, Campfire Girls and other organizations. Contents: biography · key ideas · contributions to education · […]

M. Joan Tash, youth work and the development of professional supervision

M. Joan Tash, youth work and the development of professional supervision. M. Joan Tash made a lasting contribution to our understanding of the process of youth work and informal education. She pioneered the use of supervision; deepened our appreciation of detached and project-based youth work; and made a number of innovations in the training and […]

George Williams and the YMCA

George Williams and the YMCA. George Williams and the small group of other young men who set up the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) had a great belief in what they were doing – but they probably have been amazed at the scale and scope of the worldwide movement that emerged. Here we examine the […]

Basil Yeaxlee, lifelong learning and informal education

Basil Yeaxlee, lifelong learning and informal education. A key figure in the development of adult education, Yeaxlee wrote the first book on lifelong education. He also made a significant contribution to our appreciation of the process of religious education. Contents: introduction and life ·Basil Yeaxlee and lifelong education · Basil Yeaxlee, associational life and informal […]