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Wong, Ting-Hong – History of Education, 2015
This paper compares public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education in post-war Singapore and Hong Kong. After the Second World War the Singapore government shied away from PPPs, while the state in Hong Kong collaborated extensively with the non-state sector in education. Singapore was a small city-state flanked by two Muslim nations, and its…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Public Education
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McCulloch, Gary – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Fred Clarke (1880-1952) was a key figure in the internationalisation of educational studies and research in the first half of the twentieth century. Clarke aimed to heighten the ideals and develop the practices of educational studies and research through promoting mutual influences in different countries around the world. He envisaged the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education
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Middleton, Sue – History of Education, 2013
Broadening horizons beyond nations, transnational histories trace global flows connecting people and places. Historians have studied the New Education Fellowship (NEF) as a global network. Focused within the nation, research on New Zealand's involvement with NEF has emphasised how its activities before the Second World War impacted on the Labour…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Foreign Countries, War, Fellowships
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Stansfield, Jois; Armstrong, Linda – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Following a content analysis of the first 10 years of the UK professional journal "Speech," this study was conducted to survey the published work of the speech (and language) therapy profession in the 20 years following the unification of two separate professional bodies into the College of Speech Therapists. Aim: To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Language Pathology, Professional Personnel, History
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van der Vlies, Tina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article aims to contribute to the field of textbook research by exploring a new approach in textbook analysis. Inspired by Michael Rothberg's concept of multidirectional memory, this article examines multidirectional narratives in history textbooks: narratives that combine different histories, places and times in a productive way. They…
Descriptors: War, History, History Instruction, Content Analysis
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Dichter, Heather L. – History of Education, 2012
After the Second World War, the British, American and French believed education could be used to promote democracy in Germany. The Western powers faced particular difficulties with the field of physical education because of the strong Nazi influence in this area during the Third Reich. The premier pre-war physical education teacher training…
Descriptors: Political Influences, Physical Education, Foreign Countries, War
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Elias, John L. – Religious Education, 2009
Times of war are times of crisis for theologians and educators. This article examines how Msgr. George Johnson, the vice president of the Religious Education Association and the most prominent Catholic educator in the 1930s and 1940s, dealt with the ethical and educational issues surrounding U.S. involvement in the Second World War. It argues that…
Descriptors: War, World History, Participation, Catholics
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Gibbons, Simon – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2009
During the years following the Second World War, members of the English teaching community in London, often within the London Association for the Teaching of English, conducted work which led to a "new" English for the emerging comprehensive school system. Such work was rooted in the belief that English teaching should be responsive to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, War, Individual Development
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Porter, James – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2009
In the decades after the Second World War, the British Government had a democratic, independent and locally administered education service that was recognised as crucial to the post-war political, moral and economic recovery of the country. However, since that time, the independence of schools and local communities has been increasingly usurped,…
Descriptors: War, Figurative Language, Administrator Education, Private Sector
Gavari Starkie, Elisa – Online Submission, 2011
This article analyses the Francophonie strategy to foster diversity of cultures and multilingualism in a globalised world. The first part of the article provides the analyses of the historic role of the French cultural and educational model in the diplomatic relations. Then the article refers to the context of the Second World War and the American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Relations, International Education, Cultural Pluralism
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Euros, Glesni – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2016
The crux of British aims for Germany following the Second World War focused on "re-education" and democratisation. Well aware that the victors' policies following World War One had failed to prevent Germany from pursuing an expansionist path once again, the plan was to help Germany learn from her problematic past. These aims extended to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, War, Foreign Countries
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Naumann, Cindy – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2007
In the early years of the Second World War the British had already begun post-war planning for education in Germany. They expressed a need to re-educate Germans and re-establish personal contacts with German people. One tool conceived to achieve these policy objectives was educational exchange. This paper will examine British educational exchange…
Descriptors: War, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Tight, Malcolm – Oxford Review of Education, 2011
This article explores the changing attitudes towards student accommodation in higher education in the United Kingdom since the end of the Second World War. In the first part of this period there was a firm assumption, in universities and teacher training colleges, that the accommodation of students in or close to their university or college,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Attitude Change, Residential Patterns
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Okeogu, Chidinma – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Terrorism is not new. It has existed since the beginning of recorded history and more particularly after the Second World War Terrorist activities have been witnessed around the world. These attacks have multiplied since the terrorist attack on the United States of America on September 11 2001. In recent times in Nigeria, the unity of the country…
Descriptors: Terrorism, African Languages, Language Usage, Bilingualism
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Dias, John; Eardley, Malcolm; Harkness, Elizabeth; Townson, Louise; Brownlee-Chapman, Chloe; Chapman, Rohhss – Disability & Society, 2012
This article discusses an oral history project funded by the Heritage Lottery. It recorded the memories of eight people with learning difficulties during the Second World War in Cumbria, UK, before their personal histories were lost forever. This qualitative, inclusive research project was supported by various organisations. The process of…
Descriptors: Oral History, Learning Problems, War, Foreign Countries
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