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Educational Pluralism: A Historical Study of So-Called "Pillarization" in the Netherlands, Including a Comparison with Some Developments in South African Education.
Sturm, Johan; Groenendijk, Leendert; Kruithof, Bernard; Rens, Julialet – Comparative Education, 1998
A system of completely equal treatment of state and religious denominational elementary schools has existed in the Netherlands since 1920 and is firmly rooted in previous centuries of Dutch history. Development of this "pillarized" educational system is traced and discussed in relation to situations in South Africa and in countries with…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Elementary Education, Equal Education