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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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Lannie, Vincent P. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presents an historiographical overview of Catholic education in the United States from colonial days to the twentieth century. The author traces the principles, origins, and establishment of the Catholic school system and relates the system to the Church's progress in America. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Studies, Catholic Schools, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Perko, F. Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews three books on the topic of rural schooling west of the Alleghenies with each serving to underline the importance of religious culture in the formation of American education. Topics include women teachers, country schools, and church and Indian schools. (TRS)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Book Reviews, Religious Education
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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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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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Tholfsen, Trygve R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
The teachings of the Victorian Sunday school reflected an evangelical subculture that had become comfortably adapted to the world around it. The social values of the middle and lower classes took their place beside traditional virtues of piety, charity, and honesty. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Church Role, Educational History, Ethical Instruction, Religious Education
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Naylor, Natalie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Describes the theological seminary as the first graduate professional school to be successfully established in America. In addition to training ministers, the seminary provided advanced education for men who became professors and presidents of liberal arts colleges. The seminary was the functional equivalent of the university in ante-bellum…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Role, Educational History, Graduate Study
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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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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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