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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article considers the theoretical argument of anthropologist Tim Ingold, that the denial and subsequent encasement of bare feet in footwear was a critical characteristic of the development of modern societies, in exploring three aspects of feet, footwork, and footwear in the history of the modern school. First, the material conditions of feet…
Descriptors: Human Body, Clothing, Social Change, Educational Development
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Colin Ward (1924-2010) was an anarchist and educator who, together with Anthony Fyson, was employed as education officer for the Town and Country Planning Association in the UK during the 1970s. He is best known for his two books about childhood, "The Child in the City" (1978) and "The Child in the Country" (1988). The book he…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Books, Environmental Education
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article reports on the opening up of a new, rich seam of interdisciplinary research that brings together historians of education with historians of art and architecture to examine the meaning and incidence of "The Decorated School". It examines the origins of the idea of art as educator in the nineteenth century and discusses how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Art History, Educational Facilities Design
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Burke, Catherine; Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In recent years sensory history has emerged as a research topic of growing interest to historians and has been accompanied by a call to incorporate the senses into our understanding of the past. Under modernity, social direction and control were built into the infrastructure of modern life as specialist institutions emerged and multiplied in the…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Listening, Educational Environment, Children
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Burke, Catherine; Cunningham, Peter – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
"Ten Years On" is a 30-minute video documentary discovered in the course of researching progressive primary education, school architecture and pedagogy. It was locally produced for professional rather than commercial use at a significant historical moment for educational politics and primary practice. Here, we explore the possibilities…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Video Technology, Films, Elementary Education
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
During the years following the Second World War, there were efforts in several European countries to grasp the opportunity to re-imagine "school" created through the need to rebuild on a mass scale. This article examines in detail an episode in the exchange of knowledge between English and Danish architects and educators during a period…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article explores the European dimension of a collaborative approach to school design through the lives and relationships of a group of key individuals who in England set about transforming school in the post-war era. The philosophy and practice of this group of architects, educators, designers and policy makers, who regarded the school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities Design, Cooperation, Educational History
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
Food and drink are associated with survival and for children and young people the edible landscape represents an essential part of survival in the modern school. Within any institution that "contains" persons over time, such as schools, hospitals and prisons, the organization and control of eating and drinking takes on a particularly…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Educational Environment