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Gemmell, K. M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Progressive education swept across Canada in the early to mid-twentieth century, restructuring schools, introducing new courses, and urging teachers to reorient the classroom to the interests and needs of the learner. The women religious who taught in Vancouver's Catholic schools negotiated the revised public school curriculum, determined to…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Progressive Education, Catholic Educators
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Sani, Roberto – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
The "Partial Agenda for Modern European Educational History" proposed by Albisetti focuses primarily on the nineteenth century, and on some large-scale trends and issues, such as those relating to education and secondary instruction for women. Discussing this issue implies--especially in the diverse and heterogeneous context of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Tenbus, Eric G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
The struggle to provide primary education for the Catholic poor in England and Wales dominated the agenda of English Catholic leaders in the last half of the nineteenth century. This effort occurred within the larger framework of a national educational revolution that slowly pushed the government into providing public education for the first time.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Civil Rights, Taxes
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Rietveld-van Wingerden, Marjoke; Bakker, Nelleke – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
In the Netherlands, the first girl admitted to a qualifying secondary education and the first female university student were sisters, Frederika and Aletta Jacobs, after the father and Aletta had made successful requests. In each case, the admission brought an end to a long-standing male privilege. And in each case contemporaries conceived of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Jews, Educational History
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Okenfuss, Max J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
This essay assesses the goals and accomplishments of technical education introduced by Peter the Great in the early 1700's in Russia. The extent to which technical and, more particularly mathematical instruction displaced religious, literacy instruction is the main focus. (JH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Cannon, Garland – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
In reviewing "Missionaries and Education in Bengal 1793-1837" by M. A. Laird, which relates the efforts of Christian missionaries to educational policy, the author applauds Laird's descriptive achievement but is disappointed by his isolation of education from its context in Indian history. (JH)
Descriptors: Asian History, Comparative Education, Educational History, Literature Reviews
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Hiner, N. Ray – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
The pedagogical changes introduced during the Great Awakening reveal that the Puritans of the seventeenth century had not exhausted the educational alternatives open to them; later innovations were developed within the analytical framework built by the seventeenth-century writers. (JB)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Potts, David B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Colleges, Educational History, Religious Education
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Urch, George E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Educational institutions that African nations inherited from the colonial powers are not linked to the realities of present-day African needs. (Author/RA)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Johanningmeier, E. V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
A review of a book on the history of three issues in American education. (RA)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Democracy, Demography, Educational History
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Tanis, Norman Earl – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
Descriptors: Agricultural Skills, American Indian Languages, American Indians, City Government
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Raftery, Judith – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines intense and bitter conflict over public education in the Philippines occurring immediately after the Spanish-American War and the U.S. annexation of the islands. The U.S. replacement of the popular Catholic school system with a secular system resulted in opposition that eventually focused on textbook selection. (MJP)
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Role, Educational History, Filipino Americans
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Schlafly, Daniel L., Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Examines the use of the "Ratio atque Institutio Studiorum Societatis Iesu" (a set of comprehensive rules and regulations for Jesuit colleges) among the Jesuit colleges of St. Petersburg (Russia). Although suppressed by Pope Clement XIV, the Jesuit colleges flourished in Russia. Discusses the relationship of the "Ratio" to this…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Related Colleges
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Naylor, Natalie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
The primary concerns of the American Education Society (AES), formed in Boston in 1815 as part of a Protestant crusade to save the nation, were the education of ministers and the revitalization of religion. The educational influence of the AES in antebellum higher education is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Professional Associations
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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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