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Westerman, William – History of Education, 2020
The Department of Military Studies at the University of Sydney ran courses from 1907 to 1915. The manner in which it functioned and the role it played is not widely understood, in particular how it was integrated with the Commonwealth Military Forces. Within the history of the development of the Australian military it is usually treated as a…
Descriptors: Military Training, Armed Forces, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Lowe, Roy – History of Education, 2020
The origins of the charitable status of elite schools in England is a neglected topic. This article reconstructs the debate on the funding of schools which led to the establishment of the Charity Commission in 1853 and argues that it was the obdurate refusal of the Anglican Church to surrender its control of secondary education which first delayed…
Descriptors: Educational History, Churches, Secondary Education, Governance
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Meseci Giorgetti, Filiz – History of Education, 2020
In the modern world, festivals and commemorative ceremonies, national pledges, songs are all used to help students connect to each other and their wider society, particularly to the nation state and its ideals. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how such rituals were used to different ends in terms of nation-building in the Republic of…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Ceremonies
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Lin, Zibo; Lu, Hanyang – History of Education, 2020
In the mid-Meiji period, the leading scholar Kato Hiroyuki proposed relying on religion in moral education as he was dissatisfied with the Ministry of Education's inclination towards Western ethics in their reform. Triggered by Kato's proposal, there arose an intense debate over the 'standard' for moral education in the educational circles. The…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Foreign Countries, Ethics
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Rosnes, Ellen Vea – History of Education, 2020
When the purified National Party (NP) came to power in South Africa in 1948, they introduced educational policies based on the ideology of apartheid. At that time 7,183 pupils attended primary education in 110 Lutheran Norwegian mission schools in Zululand and Natal. When the State took over these schools after the passing of the Bantu Education…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Educational History, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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McCormack, Christopher F. – History of Education, 2020
The paper considers the relation between society, science and institutionally-embodied higher education reform in nineteenth-century Ireland. Institutional reform is measured in terms of governance, curriculum, access and teaching practice. Superiorisation, subversion and fusion are identified as characteristics of reformed institutions. Mobile…
Descriptors: Educational History, Advantaged, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Seale, Jane – History of Education, 2020
The focus of this paper is the history of how special needs technology in the UK was developed for people with special educational needs between 1970 and 1999. Despite the proclaimed potential of technology, this context and period has undergone very little historical examination. This paper will draw on interviews with 52 experienced…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Special Needs Students, Special Education
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Bischof, Christopher – History of Education, 2020
This article argues that the history of mass education as it was written in Great Britain between 1870 and 1914 became an important site for debating what it meant to be British and the nature of progress. In particular, it explores different perspectives on when and where to begin a history of mass education, whom or what to make central to it,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Mass Instruction, Futures (of Society), Social Values
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Ris, Ethan W. – History of Education, 2020
Yali College, a four-year institution operating under the aegis of Yale University, offered a US-style undergraduate education in China's Hunan province from 1914 to 1927. It developed a robust curriculum and an impressive physical plant but collapsed after a little more than a decade. This paper, drawing on new archival research, focuses on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Educational History, Barriers
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Racine, Karen – History of Education, 2020
Spanish American independence leaders acted as both monitors and moralists for their emerging nations. Their adoption of the Lancasterian monitorial school system, along with their efforts to legislate new republican moral codes, revealed the contradictions that led to the failure of so many of that idealistic generation's dreams. They could not…
Descriptors: Moral Values, School Administration, Educational History, Political Attitudes
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Bakker, Nelleke – History of Education, 2020
This article discusses the science-based diagnostic observation in a Dutch girls' reformatory in the 1950s. Scientisation of the observation implied that to the medical examination upon entry and observation of a child's behaviour were added a psychological assessment, a psychiatric examination, and an inquiry into the family of origin. Inspired…
Descriptors: Educational History, Early Childhood Education, Medical Evaluation, Child Safety
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Parry, David Jeremy – History of Education, 2020
This article examines the career of the educationalist, Conservative politician and published writer on education and politics, Rhodes Boyson (1925-2012). As an educationalist, Boyson established Highbury Grove Boys' Comprehensive School in Islington, North London: An inner-city school which was antithetical to the wave of progressivism in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Politics of Education, Urban Schools, Educational Philosophy
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Redding, Kimberly A. – History of Education, 2020
This essay explores how both German and international educators mobilised history curricula to reshape German collective identity between 1945 and 1950, focusing particular attention on depictions of the "deutsche Vertriebene" (German expellees) in curricular plans and textbooks. In the mid-1940s, 12-15 million ethnic Germans were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Curriculum Development, Public Education
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Pacheco-Costa, Alejandra – History of Education, 2020
During the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, a serious concern regarding the academic credentials of musicians arose in Spain. This movement was led by Francisco Barbieri and Felipe Pedrell. Drawing on Krausism and Regenerationism, Pedrell defined the cultural background required by true artists, following…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Zysiak, Agata – History of Education, 2020
'One day a poster announcing the preparatory course at the university appeared in a village. Pokusa [surname, "desire" in Polish] was among the first to enrol. He was accepted after passing an exam. Now he is one of the best students! -- All you need is a good will -- he explains.' That is how a local newspaper in 1953 encouraged peasant…
Descriptors: Educational History, News Reporting, Social Systems, Universities
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