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Rousmaniere, Kate – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2016
This essay examines the school leadership experiences of an infant school head teacher in Birmingham, England, during the Second World War. Drawing on the letters of Dorothy Walker, the essay offers insights into school leadership wartime deprivations. The impact of an international war on the home front was not head teacher Dorothy Walker's only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Experience
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Bezrogov, Vitaly; Caroli, Dorena – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
What changes did the content, structure, and production of Russian primers published in the Soviet Union undergo between 1941 and 1948--that is, during the Second World War and its aftermath? This article answers this question by analyzing language, content, iconography, and the printing process. The first section addresses key characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Textbooks, Textbook Content
Jones, Norman – Liberal Education, 2016
The death of the "liberal arts," however defined, is a motif of lament in American higher education. It became a popular leitmotif in the late nineteenth century. Over the past century, there have been heated debates about the future of the liberal arts curriculum, mostly based in a narrative of decline from a golden age just beyond the…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, College Curriculum, General Education
Coleman, Hywel – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2017
This paper tracks the changing relationships between language planning and development aid over a period of 70 years from the end of the Second World War to the present day. Drawing on documentary resources--in particular, the published proceedings of the Language and Development Conferences (LDCs)--the paper identifies a number of significant…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Language Role, English, Multilingualism
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Tajri, Yacine; Saint-Martin, Jean; Froissart, Tony – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article explores a specific physical rehabilitation in French schooling after the Second World War. To this end, it analyses how, in concepts and as the result of data-derived information, pupils considered as "weak" physically speaking were taken care of by the school and especially how the actors of the physical education (PE)…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Students with Disabilities, Educational History, Rehabilitation
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Adams-Johnson, Susan; Cranmore, Jeff; Holloway, Anna M. J.; Wiley, Joel D. – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2019
Given the absence of a chronology of the historical philosophies, perspectives, and practices of recruitment within the higher education institutions in the United States, the authors have assembled an overview of the material on recruitment strategies and ideologies of American higher education institutions. Literature from and about the past…
Descriptors: Educational History, College Students, Student Recruitment, Higher Education
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Rury, John L.; Darby, Derrick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This paper examines the impact of war on African-American education. This question is considered in three different periods: the eras of the American Revolution, the Civil War and the Second World War. Large-scale conflict, such as these instances of total war, can afford historical moments when oppressed groups are able take steps to improve…
Descriptors: War, African American Education, Educational History, United States History
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Sioki, Niki – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, Social Change, Economic Development
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Kim, Hyungsook – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2014
This article examines how progressive education was introduced to South Korea after the Second World War and takes a closer look at critical studies of this history. It argues that the America-led progressive education policies, which focused on art education, were an uncritical adaptation of the superpower's educational ideology and did not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Progressive Education, Educational History
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Luke, Timothy J. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2021
Hanns Scharff, an interrogator during the Second World War, was known for his remarkable effectiveness at collecting intelligence from prisoners of war using a friendly, conversational approach in which he led the prisoners to unknowingly reveal the information he wanted. In the last decade, psychologists have produced a body of experimental…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Questioning Techniques, Interpersonal Communication, Meta Analysis
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Migliarini, Valentina – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
This article explores discriminatory discourses articulated by Italian professionals operating in educational, health and social services for refugees in Rome, in relation to the educational and social inclusion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking and refugee children. It locates such narratives within the historical 'concealment and invisibilisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Discrimination, Refugees, Children
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Altbach, Philip G.; Reisberg, Liz – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The most significant trend in global higher education since the second World War has been massification, the dramatic increases in enrollments around the world. While massification has meant greater access and opportunity, expanded enrollments have strained education budgets and existing infrastructure, outpaced the preparation of academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Futures (of Society), Private Sector
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Morris, Phillip; Gibbes, Cerian; Jennings, Steve – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
Military veterans are enrolling in higher education at the highest rates since the Second World War. This research seeks to examine how military experiences related to student experiences within the discipline of Geography. We use a survey instrument to measure student motivations, attitudes, and aspirations for declared Geography majors. Given a…
Descriptors: Veterans, Veterans Education, Student Experience, Geography Instruction
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Streitwieser, Bernhard; Brueck, Lukas; Moody, Rachel; Taylor, Margaret – European Education, 2017
By the close of 2015, roughly 890,000 new refugees had arrived in Germany, more than half fleeing the ongoing Syrian Civil War. While Germany had been accustomed to heavy migration streams since the end of the Second World War, the speed of the refugee influx was unexpected. Federal, state, and municipal governments and German civil society,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Higher Education, Universities
Cooke, Gillian – Research Matters, 2020
Based on an exceptional cache of documents charting Cambridge Assessment's examinations in 1938, this article uncovers evidence of the board's early, pioneering work with displaced learners. The newly discovered documents form part of an archive collection already catalogued, relating to the work of Jack Roach who was responsible for the Cambridge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Archives, Language Tests, English (Second Language)
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