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Melissa Parkhurst – History of Education, 2024
Extracurricular activities such as sports and music offer a means to glimpse the complexity of students' experiences in federally-run boarding schools for Native children in the United States. Studies of music in residential schools typically include a mix of quantitative and qualitative sources, including "unexpected archives" such as…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Music, Indigenous Knowledge, Extracurricular Activities
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Marleen Reichgelt – History of Education, 2024
Despite a visual turn in the field of history of education, including visual sources has far from become standard practice when writing histories of education or when considering children's voices from the past. Yet photographs can be especially fruitful when considering marginalised children who left few traces in other records. Building upon…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Photography, Visual Aids
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Trond Risto – History of Education, 2024
There is no doubt that the first boarding school in the South Sami region in Norway (1910-1951) was authoritarian and contributed to Sami assimilation over several generations. Descriptions given by a former student regarding the poor conditions 70 years after he felt he was the victim of abuse is perhaps a sign of growing self-awareness among the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Boarding Schools, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries
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Li Chen – History of Education, 2024
This article employs the method of prosopography to reach a deeper understanding of a group of 53 trailblazing Chinese students who were the first to enrol in American law schools between 1878 and 1911, during the waning years of the Qing era. Most of them contributed greatly to the subsequent development of China's legal and diplomatic…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Law Students, United States History, Chinese Americans
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Natalie Bradbury – History of Education, 2024
This paper explores the British art patronage scheme "Pictures for Schools," which sold affordable works of art to educational buyers at annual exhibitions between 1947 and 1969, focusing on the work of "Pictures for Schools" founder and organiser Nan Youngman (1906-1995) as an artist, educationalist and activist. It shows…
Descriptors: War, World History, Artists, Educational History
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Ahmet Ali Gazel – History of Education, 2024
This study investigates the largest student movement in the early Turkish Republican era, the 1924 boycott at the teacher training schools, through the publications of the Turkish press, Turkish presidency archives and the literature. Due to the one year extension of the study period for teacher training schools in the 1924-1925 academic years in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Activism, Educational History, Teacher Education
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Anne Berg; Johanna Ringarp – History of Education, 2024
This article seeks to introduce a new historical explanation as to why left-wing working-class women engaged in liberal, middle-class organisations during the first wave of feminism. The article specifically deals with middle-class associations and clubs that had educational purposes. Instead of focusing on the larger explanatory scheme of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Educational History, Working Class
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Thorben Pelzer – History of Education, 2024
In the early 1920s, the Chinese Ministry of Communications reformed the technical colleges under its control. The era constituted a dogmatic vacuum: Confucian elements had largely been abandoned, and Nationalist Party propaganda had not yet been instated. At Shanghai Jiaotong University, the US-educated civil engineer Ling Hongxun (1894-1981)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Institutional Research, Principals
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David Furtschegger – History of Education, 2024
Research on student-centred learning lacks analyses of sociohistorical developments. This article contributes to this niche by developing a sociologically designed draft of its major upheavals. Drawing on Foucault's genesis of governmental rationalities, it links the emergence of educational subjectivations to processes of structural change.…
Descriptors: Social History, Student Centered Learning, Sociology, Social Science Research
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John Howlett – History of Education, 2024
This paper has as its focus the life and thinking of the educational theorist and schoolmaster J. H. Simpson (1883-1959), who was not only a reforming teacher at Rugby School but was also the first headmaster of the progressive Rendcomb College. His ideas around education were outlined in a number of books. At the heart of his thinking lay…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Progressive Education
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Mitsutoshi Inaba – History of Education, 2024
This article explores the Russo-Japanese War's effect on the educational discourse in Habsburg Bosnia and Herzegovina. The article begins with an overview of Bosnian society and education during the Russo-Japanese War. By analysing two texts concerning the Japanese in an official language newspaper written by Alois Studnicka, an educator in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Values Education, Educational History
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Kimberley Skelton – History of Education, 2024
Increasingly across sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe, schools paired training in behaviour with traditional instruction in reading and writing. Not only did the Council of Trent highlight the importance of training children in Christian comportment, but theological and philosophical tracts argued that the senses, rather than reason,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Christianity, Student Behavior
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Maria Tamboukou – History of Education, 2024
In this article the author looks at processes of becoming a woman philosopher and scientist in eighteenth-century Europe, by focusing on educational experiences, discourses and practices revolving around the Italian mathematician, scientist and philosopher Maria Gaetana Agnesi. The author uses the Arendtian notion of "agonism" as a lens…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Archives, Educational History, Females
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Clarissa Carden – History of Education, 2024
Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, both the Gosford Training School for Boys in New South Wales and the Westbrook Farm Home for Boys in Queensland were well-established institutions. Both were state-run facilities that ostensibly existed to incarcerate, educate and reform boys convicted of criminal offences. Gosford and Westbrook had total…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Males
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Lottie Hoare – History of Education, 2024
Beryl Gilroy (1924-2001) is often referred to as one of the first Black primary school headteachers in London, England. Her refusal to continue teaching in schools once she reached her fifties has not been explored in recent publications. Her interest in sound, pedagogy and therapeutic recovery can be revisited retrospectively. She strove to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Racism, Elementary Schools
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