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Walsh, Brendan – History of Education, 2017
This article examines the experiences of 27 retired secondary school teachers (respondents) who completed initial teacher education (ITE) courses between 1943 and 1980. The eldest respondent completed ITE in 1943 and the youngest in 1980. The timespan 1943-1980 is not purposeful but dependent on the cohort that volunteered to take part in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Boser, Lukas; Brühwiler, Ingrid – History of Education, 2017
For centuries, Switzerland has been a multilingual country (which currently has no less than four official languages.) Furthermore, one of those languages, German, is characterised by bigraphism (i.e. the coexistence of two different type styles). This article discusses the role played by language and writing systems in the great educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Language Role, Written Language
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Whitehead, Kay – History of Education, 2017
Focusing on British graduates from Gipsy Hill Training College (GHTC) in London, this article illustrates transnational history's concerns with the reciprocal flows of people and ideas within and beyond the British Empire. GHTC's progressive curriculum and culture positioned women teachers as agents of change, and the article highlights the lives…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational History, Progressive Education, Change Agents
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De Wilde, Lieselot; Vanobbergen, Bruno – History of Education, 2017
Since the turn of the century large groups of former institutionalised children have exercised their right to see their "personal files", and this has drawn widespread attention to these documents and their potential in scholarly research. This article explores the meanings of personal files from the period 1945-1984 as sources for both…
Descriptors: Residential Care, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons
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Egan, Bridget; Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on how a BSc (Household and Social Science) from Kings College of Household and Social Science (KCHSS) inflected the life and work of Winifred Egan (1915-2007), a teacher whose career spanned elementary and secondary schooling and teacher education. The article illustrates the ways in which KCHSS graduates deployed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees, Educational History, Teachers
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Clarkson, Alexander – History of Education, 2017
This article examines how the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and the Kaliningrad State Technical University have come to exert considerable influence over debates surrounding historical memory and identity in the Kaliningrad region. Under the direct control of the Russian Federation, the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad is surrounded by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational History, Memory
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Behrman, Joanna – History of Education, 2017
Technologies such as electrical appliances entered American households on a large scale only after many decades of promotion to the public. The genre of "household physics" textbooks was one such form of promotion that was directed towards assumed white, female and largely middle-class home economics students. Published from the 1910s to…
Descriptors: Physics, Textbooks, Womens Education, Home Economics Education
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Vidal, Diana Gonçalves – History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on the circulation of a single artefact, the "Museu Escolar Brasileiro" (Brazilian School Museum) and its use in education through the pedagogical method of object lessons. Concentrating on the activities of particular individuals and enterprises (Menezes Vieira, Oliveira Lopes and Maison Deyrolle), within three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Museums, Teaching Methods
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Newman, Laura – History of Education, 2017
This article seeks to explore the ways in which education functioned as a core tenet of the anti-tuberculosis (TB) movement in early twentieth-century Britain. Education can be seen to have taken on a unique role in the therapeutic regimes for TB from the late 1880s with Robert Philips's Edinburgh Dispensary system. The focus on the "social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communicable Diseases, Hospitals, Educational History
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Watts, Ruth – History of Education, 2017
In this article, questions of public education in both environmental issues and science, more broadly, are examined in an effort to respond to Richard Aldrich's call for historians of education to use their skills and understanding both to inform the present and to shape a more enlightened future. In particular, the lives and work of three women…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historians, Public Education, Science Education
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Insley, Jane – History of Education, 2017
Investigating the stories behind the makers of 3D models of crystals has proved unexpectedly unstraightforward. Drawing on actor-network theory (ANT), this article investigates the references behind a set of models of mineralogical crystals made of pasteboard held by National Museums Scotland (NMS), to uncover the history and tradition of such…
Descriptors: Educational History, Museums, Mineralogy, Models
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Jones, Claire G. – History of Education, 2017
In the years around 1900, more women were benefiting from a university education and using it as a pathway to acquiring research expertise and contributing to the development of scientific knowledge. Although numbers were small compared with men, it is clear that the idea of a female researcher was no longer an oddity. As illustrated by…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Scientific Research, Gender Differences
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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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Al-Ammari, Badreya Mubarak Sultan – History of Education, 2017
Much of the historical data, often narratives, on 19th and early 20th century women teachers in the West highlights the ways in which these women educators were influenced by religious institutions and/or the cultural, social, and political contexts in which they lived. This study uses this same lens to examine the life and work of a female…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Gender Differences, Educational History
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