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The Cape Dutch Reformed Church Mission in Malawi: A Preliminary Historical Examination of Its Educational Philosophy and Application, 1889-1931.
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
Dewey in Europe: A Case Study on the International Dimensions of the Turn-of-the-Century Educational Reform.
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