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Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article makes an "exercise in the archaeology of education" and focuses on the City of Birmingham (UK) in the year 1935 where the Education Committee allowed an experiment on the use of classroom film in senior elementary schools. Arrangements were made to provide projectors, films, operators, and screens for a series of exhibits at…
Descriptors: Educational History, Films, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Goossens, Cedric; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Since the 1970s, many western welfare states have been subject both to increased migration and to a renewed interest in progressive education. The present article addresses the question of whether these two phenomena are related and how changing notions of the welfare state shape and are shaped by this relationship. To answer the question, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Migration, Migrants
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Spieker, Susanne; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores the Histories of Education Summer School Conference for Postgraduate Students, 2010-2015, with regard to its impact on networking and identification with the field of the history of education. It is concluded that the impact of the Summer School is transformative on the social level. The structure in which the Summer School…
Descriptors: Educational History, Capacity Building, Summer Schools, Graduate Students
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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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Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Propaganda is conspicuous for what it conceals and always cautious about what it reveals. Starting from the assumption that all documentaries on the Decroly School in Uccle (Brussels), the school Ovide Decroly (1871-1932) founded in 1907, are propaganda, this article tackles the question as to how to "read" this particular set of…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Documentaries, Films, Educational History
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Van Gorp, Angelo; Depaepe, Marc; Simon, Frank – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
The works of the Belgian neurologist and educationist Ovide Decroly (1871-1932) extended over the medical and pedagogical fields as well as both the practical-professional and the theoretical-disciplinary fields. For this reason, Decroly seemed to be a suitable starting point for a contribution to the problem outlined by Hofstetter and Schneuwly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizations (Groups), Sciences, Intellectual Disciplines