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Grosvenor, Ian; Pataki, Gyöngyvér – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In "Radical Education and the Common School" (2011), Michael Field and Peter Moss argue for a radical alternative to the failed and dysfunctional contemporary discourse about education and the school with its focus on markets, competition, instrumentality, standardisation, and managerialism. They argue that it is necessary, if we are to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change
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Vanobbergen, Bruno; Grosvenor, Ian; Simon, Frank – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In this article we will contribute to the contemporary theoretical debate about film by considering, from a history-of-education perspective, the film "Zéro de conduite" by Jean Vigo (1905--1934). This film is classified under the umbrella of "poetic realism": a product of "cinéma de gauche" and an avant-gardist,…
Descriptors: Films, Educational History, Biographies, Audience Response
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Macnab, Natasha; Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Over the past two decades there has been a growing interest in the exploration of "transnational history". This work has focused in general on understanding the "movement, ebb and circulation" of ideas across borders and in particular on the introduction, transmission, reception and appropriation of ideas through the process of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Global Approach, Research Methodology
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Warmington, Paul; Van Gorp, Angelo; Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This paper explores the challenges for social and cultural historians of education of using documentary films on schools and schooling as a research resource. It draws upon the outcomes of the British Academy-funded Documentary Film in Educational Research project, an international study that focused on developing methodological frameworks for…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Documentaries, Films, Educational History
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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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Warmington, Paul; Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This article offers an analysis of "The Primary," a television documentary broadcast in the UK in 2008 as part of a BBC series exploring multicultural Britain. The film documents a term at an inner-city primary school. It depicts school leadership, cultural diversity, relationships between the school and the local community, pupils'…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Television, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In recent years geographical concepts and the geography lexicon have been used in different disciplines to explore the diffusion and circulation of ideas and it is increasingly commonplace for academics to speak of a "geography of knowledge". Little systematic work has been undertaken by historians of education using spatialised…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Children, Foster Care, At Risk Persons
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Devlieger, Patrick; Grosvenor, Ian; Simon, Frank; Van Hove, Geert; Vanobbergen, Bruno – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
In recent years there has been a growth in interdisciplinary work which has argued that disability is not an isolated, individual medical pathology but instead a key defining social category like "race", class and gender. Seen in this way disability provides researchers with another analytic tool for exploring the nature of power. Running almost…
Descriptors: Photography, Educational History, Workshops, Disabilities
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This article looks at two modern institutions designed to discipline and control urban bodies--the school and the asylum--and the records they produced and the young people whose moral and cognitive capacities they tended. Both institutions are the sites of past childhood stories, yet the lives experienced in them are essentially anonymous. The…
Descriptors: Historians, Children, Biographies, Educational History
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Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
Through an analysis of both education policy and knowledge creation, this article explores the historical dimensions of two key features of the "new information age." In the field of education, it documents the development of a progressive education policy in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Birmingham, UK. This policy…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Policy, Curriculum Development, Architecture
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
We teach them the craft of word-spinning. The damage is done, we should be teaching them the art of seeing. (Frank Pick) In 1937 the Council for Art and Industry sponsored a national exhibition in London of materials "for use in connection with teaching in elementary schools." Local Education Authorities were encouraged to send…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Aesthetic Education