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Weijers, Ido – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Reports on the educational initiatives in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century in relation to mental retardation. States that the optimism towards people with mental retardation that emerged in many countries in the second half of the nineteenth century did not emerge within the Netherlands. (CMK)
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Hansen, Erik – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
Political events in 1902 and 1917 in the Netherlands affirmed parity subsidizing of private and public elementary schools. The history of those events, centering on educational policy, and their effect on the future of politics and education are explored in this article. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Schools, Marxism