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Tinkler, Penny – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the parameters set by the 1944 British Education Act for part-time continuing education of youth, age 15-18. Created county colleges, but due to lack of consensus about proposals for compulsory continuing education, they were overlooked as leading educators. Abandoned proposals for compulsory education in 1988. (MER)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Continuing Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Rousmaniere, Kate – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the use of visual historical images, such as old photographs, as a means to interpret the history of education. Offers examples of photographs to examine past school practices and educational ideologies. Concludes that history in the present is always composed of its relationship to its past. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Lawn, Martin; Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2001
Ponders questions arising from items of obsolete technology found stored in an obscure part of the Prince Albert Junior and Infant School, Aston, Birmingham (England) school building. Explores how historical debris can bring the past into the present to provide insight into past teacher experiences, working practices, and culture. (MER)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Jones, Ken; Davies, Hannah – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the British feature film, "Kes," and the British television series, "Grange Hill," as means of public education, ideology, and aesthetic subject matter. Concludes that these two mediums serve to remind us of the possibilities of film and television in promoting education growth and awareness in a public context. (MER)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Childrens Television, Educational History, Educational Research
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Myers, Kevin – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the hidden history of refugee schooling in England during 1914-18. Focuses primarily on the Belgian refugee children who escaped to England during World War I. Invites education researchers and historians to include the aspects and issues of refugee schooling to adequately convey a clear picture of educational history. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Roderick, Gordon W. – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the Aberdare Committee created to remedy shortcomings arising from a non-intervention policy in Welsh secondary education, eminating from the 1881 Report of the Committee on Intermedicate and Higher Education (Wales). Focuses on three commissions: the Caredon, Taunton, and Devonshire. Discusses the committee outcomes regarding English…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Vernon, Keith – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on R. O. Berdahl and C. H. Shinn's examination of British state-university relationships prior to 1919; and Ted Tapper and Brian Salter's research that studied the time between 1919 and the creation of the University Grants Commission. Concludes that the state played a significant role in higher education through state funding and…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research
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Edwards, Elizabeth – History of Education, 2000
Examines the conflicting discourses on the role of the women principals at teacher training colleges. Presents studies of three women principals: (1) Mary Miller Allan, Homerton College, 1903-1935; (2) Florence Johnson, Bishop Otter College, 1919-1930; and (3) Alice Havergal Skillicorn, Homerton College, 1935-1960. (CMK)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational History, Feminism, Gender Issues
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Jack, Christine Trimingham – History of Education, 2000
Focuses on the construction of lay sisters in a religious order and school setting using a poststructuralist orientation. Explains that in the study documents were examined and interviews were conducted with ex-students, choir nuns, and a lay sister at a small Catholic girls-preparatory boarding school. Explores the narrative of one lay sister.…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Catholic Schools, Educational History, Educational Research
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Perkin, Harold J. – History of Education, 1998
Highlights the three social revolutions characterizing the Third Revolution as the revolution of the professionals who provide expert services that the high living standards and other aspects of society depend upon to continue. Focuses on the role of higher education in the Third Revolution and in maintaining social progress. (CMK)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Economic Factors, Economic Progress, Higher Education
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Aldcroft, Derek H. – History of Education, 1998
Focuses on the role of education and human resource development in relation to the economic performance of countries over time examining three major regions: (1) the early developing western nations (North America and Europe); (2) the newly industrializing countries of East Asia; and (3) the underdeveloped countries especially in Africa. (CMK)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Factors
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White, Michael – History of Education, 2000
Reviews the knowledge-diffusion activities of colonial agricultural societies in western Australia from their foundation in 1831-1870. States that from 1829 to 1850 British settlers belonged to a society of free citizens, while from 1851-1867 the settlement changed to a convict colony. (CMK)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Colonialism, Foreign Countries, Group Membership
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Marker, Michael – History of Education, 2000
Discusses two methodological problems for an ethnohistory of indigenous education: (1) the importance of land and sense of place for discussing events in space and time; and (2) the problems of using North American Indian autobiographies as historical evidence. Refers to recent works on the education of North American Indians. (CMK)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Cultural Awareness, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Godwin, C. D. – History of Education, 2000
Focuses on the British Study Group on the Government of Colleges of Education (the SGG) examining the legal, administrative, and political problems that were involved related to the SGG. Addresses the three phases in the story of the SGG, focusing on Toby Weaver's piloting. Identifies the significance of the SGG. (CMK)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational History, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Jenkins, Celia – History of Education, 2000
Traces the emancipatory interests of new education, defined as a critique of the educational system centered on public schools and a child-centered philosophy: (1) emancipation of 1920s English children; (2) emancipatory interest in the 1930s English family; and (3) emancipatory interest in 1940s England. (CMK)
Descriptors: Children, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
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