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Iliadou-Tachou, Sofia – History of Education, 2020
This study aims to examine communist education in occupied Greece (1944-1945) in combination with anti-communist education in Greece in the Cold War era (1950-1967). It discusses, on the one hand, the intentions of the Popular Liberation Front/the Greek Communist Party in establishing Slavic-Macedonian schools and their features and, on the other,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Systems, Educational History, European History
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Biaggi, Cecilia – History of Education, 2020
After the partition of Ireland, the newly established parliament in Belfast was given control over education. The unionist government, mainly representing the majoritarian Protestant population, embarked on a reform of the pre-existing denominational education system and tried to persuade all the churches to transfer their schools to state control…
Descriptors: Churches, Catholics, Educational Change, Educational Administration
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Tamboukou, Maria – History of Education, 2020
The bifurcation of nature, taken as a gap between the scientific conception and the subjective experience of the world, is according to Alfred North Whitehead, one of the major epistemic fallacies of modernity. This paper draws on insights from Whitehead's process philosophy to map some analytical trails that the author followed in her work on the…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Labor Education, Philosophy, Educational History
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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah; Nys, Laura – History of Education, 2020
The establishment of the Central Observation Institute in Mol in 1913 marks the introduction of scientific expertise in Belgium's youth delinquency policy. The child at risk was subjected to a series of observations, resulting in an observation report ('waarnemingsverslag') that contained the psychological, moral and physical characteristics of…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Records (Forms), Correlation, Institutional Characteristics
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Norlin, Björn – History of Education, 2020
The present study provides an analysis of John Amos Comenius's thoughts on moral and pious education, educational governance and school discipline as expressed in "Didactica Magna." This is examined from the background of his view of education as a societal phenomenon, the purposes of different categories of knowledge for individual…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Discipline, Educational Administration, Governance
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Jones, Allan – History of Education, 2020
During 1931-1933 several BBC radio broadcasts invited listeners to participate in what would now be termed 'citizen science' experiments. Scientists broadcast on a research topic, and asked for relevant data and observations from listeners. Most of these broadcasts were part of the "Science in the Making" series. Topics investigated…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Scientific Research, Science Education, Educational History
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Hunt, Stephen A. – History of Education, 2020
Correspondence education, or learning by post, lasted over 100 years in the UK; it had its roots in the nineteenth century, peaking in the mid-1960s. It was also widespread, numbering hundreds of thousands of enrolments, significantly increasing access to higher education. Yet it has been marginalised in accounts of British higher education. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correspondence Study, Higher Education, Professional Education
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Comas Rubí, Francisca; González Gómez, Sara – History of Education, 2020
During the first third of the twentieth century, Barcelona turned into a metropolis with emerging industry. To confront the growing social problems, Barcelona City Council undertook a renovating educational programme focused on hygienic and natural principles as well as on new active teaching methodologies and progressive education. Thus, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Environment, Social Problems, Educational Change
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Braster, Sjaak; del Pozo Andrés, María del Mar – History of Education, 2020
One strand of historical research in education that sails on the waves of the visual turn in history concerns the progressive image of education. A major reference point is an article written in 2007 by Burke and Grosvenor, who, on the basis of the photographic archives of two progressive schools in England, constructed a visual typology of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Progressive Education, Photography, Archives
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Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – History of Education, 2020
In the nineteenth century city child rescuers developed 'a taxonomy of space' in which geography determined destiny. The privatised spaces of the middle classes were contrasted with the 'dirt, disease and delinquency' of the slums. Yet at the same time as 'dirt' was viewed as 'destructive' and proof of urban neglect it was also accepted in the…
Descriptors: Children, Play, Natural Resources, Photography
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Landahl, Joakim – History of Education, 2019
This article is concerned with an early phase in the history of educational comparisons in which international exhibitions played a major role as spaces for comparison. It looks at the educational exhibits at the Exposition Universelle in Paris 1900, and more specifically its exhibitions on drawing instruction. By following a central Swedish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing, Exhibits, Studio Art
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Arthur, James – History of Education, 2019
This article discusses the extent to which middle-class Christians, many of whom were progressive liberals, involved themselves in the Moral Instruction League (MIL) to intervene in 'improving' the moral character of the English working class. It considers how they reconciled their motivations and underlying theology with secular goals that sought…
Descriptors: Christianity, Values Education, Moral Values, Educational History
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Caroli, Dorena – History of Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to outline the evolution of biology education in Soviet schools in the 1920s and 1930s. After some introductory consideration of the ideological changes taking place in the field of genetics that impacted on the teaching of science and led to botany being favoured over biology in schools, the first part outlines the…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational History, Botany, Science Instruction
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Gianoutsos, Jamie – History of Education, 2019
This article offers the first modern explication of the educational writings of Charles Hoole (1610-1667), arguing that his writings offer significant insight into the educational aims and methods of school instructors in seventeenth-century England. From attending to the needs of slow learners, to promoting learning games, to emphasising that…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Westberg, Johannes – History of Education, 2019
Drawing inspiration from the new social history of livelihood, this article examines how rural nineteenth-century teachers made a living by engaging in livelihood diversification. By using a wide variety of source materials from nineteenth-century Sweden, this article shows that, far from specialising exclusively in teaching, teachers were often…
Descriptors: Educational History, Mass Instruction, Teacher Salaries, Teaching (Occupation)
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