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Lindegren, Alina M. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
This study deals with a special phase of the education systems of five small nations that have contributed much to the advancement and civilization of mankind. These countries include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Finland. They are highly literate peoples accustomed to self-government and capable of carrying it on effectively, a…
Descriptors: School Organization, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Cultural Differences
US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1945
As yet citizens in the United States have had very little specific and authoritative information from the enemy-occupied countries of Europe and the Far East about what has happened and is happening to the intellectual life of their people. Recognizing these limitations in the information and desirous that the citizens of the United States,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Youth, Politics of Education
Arnold, Julean H. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1908
With Japan and America entering the ranks of the colonizing powers, the question of colonial education becomes particularly important, especially so in view of the fact that education in both Japan and America occupies a commanding position. It is rather significant that the two great Pacific powers should have become colonizing nations within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational History, Indigenous Populations
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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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
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Bieta, Gert J. J.; Miedema, Siebren – American Journal of Education, 1996
Explores educational reform at the turn of the century, documenting the influence of European educational thought and practice on the work of John Dewey and the influence of Dewey's ideas on education in Turkey, Russia, and the Netherlands. A context-specific approach to discussions of Progressivism is required. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Context Effect, Educational Change, Educational History
Kallen, D. B. P.; And Others – Western European Education, 1985
The history of education in the Netherlands, including the political and administrative framework of educational policy, the relation between education and the labor market, and current trends, is discussed. Teacher education, educational planning, and participation by educators and noneducators in the schools through committees are also examined.…
Descriptors: Committees, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Western European Education, 1980
Traces educational trends in the Netherlands from the 16th century to the present. Characterizes Dutch education in the 19th and 20th centuries as a system of quality, comprehensiveness, and thoroughness. Contemporary trends include bilingual education, modernization, politicization in higher education, emphasis on lifelong learning, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History