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Carmody, Brendan – History of Education, 2016
This article provides the history of Catholic state-aided schooling in Zambia for over a century. It notes how the Catholic Church came to view its school to be a pivotal means of church development. By cooperation with the state it entered more fully into the nation's future by offering high-quality state-sponsored schooling. This proved to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Catholics, Catholic Schools
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Jones, Jennifer – History of Education, 2014
This article examines an experimental kindergarten programme "Work in the Kindergarten: An Australian Programme based on the Life and Customs of the Australian Black" developed by Martha Simpson in early twentieth-century Australia. Here Simpson adapted international Revisionist Froebelian approaches to cultural epoch theory and nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Indigenous Populations, Culture
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Elliott, Paul; Daniels, Stephen – History of Education, 2005
The importance of Pestalozzianism in the development of Continental European education has been long acknowledged, but less work has been done on the impact and interpretation of Pestalozzian ideas in Britain. The paper utilises a case study of the Worksop Pestalozzian Institution in Nottinghamshire to explore how Pestalozzian practices were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Health, Social Values, Educational Change