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Celik, Rasit – Education and Culture, 2014
Creating a democratic nation-state and sustaining its progress was seen by the founders of the Republic of Turkey as necessary to achieving the goal of becoming a distinguished member among developed civilizations. The founders conceived of education as a main instrument in disseminating this new ideology and ensuring the emergence of a culture of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Educational Philosophy, Educational Development
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Dorn, Charles; Santoro, Doris A. – Education and Culture, 2011
Most historical scholarship on John Dewey's 1924 educational mission to Turkey has focused on the degree to which the educator and philosopher's recommendations were actually implemented. By bringing the disciplinary lenses of history and philosophy to bear on Dewey's mission, this collaborative study differs from previous work by illuminating the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Recognition (Achievement), Reputation