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Ahlburg, Dennis A.; McCall, Brian P. – History of Education, 2020
This paper examines the impacts of co-residence (admitting women to men's colleges and men to women's colleges) at the University of Oxford beginning in the 1970s. Co-residence increased the representation of women undergraduates at Oxford to near parity with men; the representation of women in academic positions rose but not as substantially as…
Descriptors: Coeducation, Universities, Undergraduate Students, Females
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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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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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Moon, Paul – History of Education, 2019
From their inception in New Zealand in 1816, until the end of the century in some cases, most mission schools in the colony maintained instruction solely in the Maori language. However, from the 1840s, successive colonial governments promoted a secular schooling system in which English would be the language in which students were taught,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Language of Instruction, Acculturation
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Woolley, Mary Catherine – History of Education, 2019
In 2018 it is 30 years since the Educational Reform Act of 1988 introduced a National Curriculum to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This article questions whether this policy became something to be celebrated, commemorated or ignored. The National Curriculum for history has proved contentious in media and academic circles, but the focus has…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Educational History, Educational Policy, History Instruction
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Sasaki, Keiko – History of Education, 2019
The book, "The History of the Ouinkai," was published in 1940 as a commemorative project for the 60th anniversary of the Tokyo Higher Normal School for Women (THNSW). The purpose of this article is to illustrate the type of data collected in the surveys and their findings, to explore some of the activities of the association, and to…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Alumni
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Manning, Suzanne – History of Education, 2018
In the course of a study on the impacts of changing early childhood policy in Aotearoa New Zealand since 1989, the illustrations accompanying three major government reports and policies stood out as encapsulating the changes in underlying discourses. This enabled the illustrations from these three policy reports to be used for a historical…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Human Capital, Teaching Methods
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Hake, Barry J. – History of Education, 2018
Focused on the period between the mid-1950s and the late 1970s, this paper explores the pan-European dissemination of policy proposals articulating "éducation permanente" as involving reforms in the architecture of initial and post-initial education in the direction of promoting 'a long life of learning'. It seeks to identify the key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change
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Sherman, Taylor C. – History of Education, 2018
After independence India's leaders committed the country to democracy with universal franchise and to pursuing a socialistic pattern of society. As part of these interlocking projects, it was widely recognised that India's educational systems needed reform. However, with scarce resources, Indian policy-makers faced the dilemma of whether to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Development, Educational Policy
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Jensz, Felicity – History of Education, 2018
In 1910 some 1200 delegates from Protestant missionary societies came together in Edinburgh, Scotland to attend a World Missionary Conference. In preparation for this event eight commissions were established to research various topics of importance to missionary societies. Commission III was dedicated to 'Education in Relation to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Religious Education, Protestants
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Ku, Hsiao-Yuh – History of Education, 2018
Shena Simon (1883-1972), a leading English socialist and educationist, actively called for the reform of secondary education in the 1930s and 1940s in order to bring the ideal of 'equality of opportunity' into the English educational system. This paper explores the continuity and changes in Simon's proposed reforms in relation to her ideals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Social Justice, Social Change
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Iwashita, Akira – History of Education, 2018
This article explores the process of the formation of "the National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church" through focusing on disagreements amongst its promoters. It demonstrates that a discrepancy existed in the opinions of Anglican promoters concerning what an Anglican national…
Descriptors: Churches, Educational History, National Organizations, Educational Policy
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Hake, Barry J. – History of Education, 2017
This paper examines policy formation on education in the European Economic Community during the early 1970s surrounding the 1973 report For a "Community Policy on Education", known as the Janne Report. It examines Community policy-making processes that gave rise to the Janne Report. The text of the Janne Report is analysed with regard to…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Tsvetkova, Natalia – History of Education, 2017
The paper compares the American and Soviet transformations at Kabul University, Afghanistan, during the 1960s to the 1980s explained in terms of Americanisation and Sovietisation. Using new declassified documents from both American and former Soviet archives, the author reveals that both powers attempted to impose their rival models of university…
Descriptors: Educational History, Universities, Comparative Education, Archives
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Yousef, Hoda A. – History of Education, 2017
This article examines petitions submitted to the Egyptian state by students and parents over the span of a century. These sources reveal that Egyptians from across the economic spectrum were shifting their construction of schooling in response to changing political and educational policies and evolving conceptions of educational need. Over the…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Political Influences
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