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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
Delivered as one of the keynote addresses at the International Standing Committee on the History of Education (ISCHE) Conference held in Porto in July 2019, this paper offers an example of a hitherto overlooked embodied space and place in the history of education. Taking the simple pocket found in children's clothing as a significant, if hidden,…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Space, Human Body, Student Experience
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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; 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 – 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