Helge Wasmuth

Assistant Professor in the Department of Childhood Education at Mercy College in New York (and previously at Higher Technical College for Early Childhood Education in Zug, Switzerland), Helge has worked for many years in the training of kindergarten teachers in the US and Germany, including teaching a variety of courses and supervising the student’s fieldwork in different settings of early childhood education.

His work focuses on the topics of early childhood education, play, child-centered education, and online learning. Currently working on a book on the original colleagues of Froebel who spread the method outside Germany, Helge has contributed to the upcoming documentary series on the history of kindergarten.