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Ku, Hsiao-Yuh – History of Education, 2013
Fred Clarke (1880-1952), an English educationist, emerged as a leading figure with his liberal approach alongside such key figures as R. H. Tawney and Cyril Norwood in the reform leading to the 1944 Education Act. Many of his reform proposals, which were provided by the new Act, reflected his ideals of liberal democracy. Nevertheless, his…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Democracy, Political Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Cook, Lynn – History of Education, 1999
Examines the aspects of the 1944 Education Act that promoted outdoor education and the changes as the Bill passed through parliament. Reviews the practice of outdoor education and how Local Education Authorities (LEA) responded to the legislation. Demonstrates how the outdoors was incorporated into children's education as a response to social and…
Descriptors: Child Health, Delinquency Prevention, Educational History, Educational Policy