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Marak, Andrae – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
After the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), the Mexican government sought to establish a series of frontier schools along the United States-Mexico border in an attempt to keep what officials believed were its most economically valuable citizens from migrating to the United States in search of improved economic and educational opportunities. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migration, Federal State Relationship, Municipalities
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Kudlácová, Blanka; Šebová, Nikola – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The aim of the paper is to point out a specific segment of education of children in Slovakia in the period of Socialism (1948-1989) through the example of confessional education of children in the environment of the secret Church. After the Second World War, a significant turnover in education occurred in Czechoslovakia under the impact of Soviet…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Churches, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Ito, Toshiko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
"Heimat" -oriented education (local-oriented education) flourished in Imperial Japan of the 1930s, inspired by "Heimatkunde" (local studies) in Germany's elementary schools. This paper explores the rhetoric which naturalised the shift from love of "Heimat" to love of nation in "Heimat"-oriented education in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Self Concept, Nationalism, Foreign Countries
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Laffage-Cosnier, Sébastien; Hugedet, Willy; Vivier, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
In 1950 in France, Dr Max Fourestier introduced the concept of dividing the school day into two parts. In the morning, students followed activities that were intellectual and classroom-oriented, and in the afternoon, they had physical education classes. This programme was implemented in Gambetta Elementary School in Vanves, a city on the outskirts…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Outdoor Education, School Schedules, Educational Change
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Marín Murcia, José Pedro; Martínez Ruiz-Funes, María José – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This contribution looks at the garden that Friedrich Froebel (1782--1852) founded in Bad Blankenburg in 1838 in order to understand the proposal presented at the Kindergarten Model School of Madrid for training teachers in 1879 (the Schools introduced new teaching methods or systems and, at the same time, trained the teachers in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Kindergarten, Gardening
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
Calligraphic culture in education had a long tradition in the Hispanic World. This entailed the cultivation of specific forms of script to the detriment of others. Since the late eighteenth century, discussions about the shape of letters and the differences between different alphabets were associated with national characters. The "letra…
Descriptors: Educational History, Written Language, Alphabets, English
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Stark, Ulrike – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
The question of script was paramount in the nineteenth-century debate over Hindi and Urdu, two closely related languages that are characterised by "extreme digraphia". Rather than rehearsing the well-known story of the culturally and politically charged process of differentiation in which the two sister languages became prime markers of…
Descriptors: Urdu, Indo European Languages, Written Language, Religious Factors
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Boser, Lukas; Hofmann, Michèle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In this paper, we analyse the struggle for a unified style of writing in primary schools in the German-speaking part of Switzerland between the 1860s and the first decades of the twentieth century with regard to the contexts in which this struggle was embedded. In the late-nineteenth century, in German-speaking Switzerland, as in other parts of…
Descriptors: German, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Rabazas Romero, Teresa; Ramos Zamora, Sara; Sanz Simón, Carlos – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the framework of European educational convergence, university teaching must respond to the new challenges posed by the European System of Transfer Credits (ECTS) while encouraging improvement and innovation in didactical aspects of formation. In Spain, the field of the History of Education has assumed an active role in the advancement of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Instructional Innovation, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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Nishida, Yukiyo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study examines how origami has been implemented, practised, and developed in the early childhood education of Japan over the past 140 years. Historically speaking, paper-folding has been part of Japanese symbolic art, craft culture, and religious ceremonial artefacts since paper and paper-folding techniques were first imported from China…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Educational Philosophy, Handicrafts, Asian Culture
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Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
Research into the history of colonial education in Congo has shown that, for a long time, it was dominated by the idea of gradual development of the masses. Here, the problem of selecting an intellectual elite hardly arose. It was only in the 1950s that a growing number of voices began to clamour for the Congolese to be permitted to study in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Racial Discrimination, Psychological Testing
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on teachers' written memories of Finland's comprehensive school reform in the 1970s and examines teachers' reminiscences of this major change, when elementary (primary) schools and lower secondary (grammar) schools were transformed into comprehensive schools, thereby guaranteeing nine-year basic education with a unified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes
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Ortells Roca, Miguel; Traver Martí, Juan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article aims to reconstruct the pedagogy of Leonor Serrano, a Spanish school inspector working and developing her theories between 1914 and 1939. We use an interrogative-analytical methodology based on content analysis of her texts to reconstruct her educational theory. The theoretical deductive elements are uncovered in the analysis of the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Theories, Teaching Methods, Inspection
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Zounek, Jirí; Šimáne, Michal; Knotová, Dana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This study focuses on the everyday operation of primary schools in Czechoslovakia during the so-called Prague Spring and the subsequent communist political clampdown after the invasion by the Warsaw Pact forces. The authors focus primarily on the experiences of teachers, how events in this complex period affected their professional lives, and how…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Social Change, Social Systems, Educational History
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the work of three British Women Education Officers (WEOs) in Nigeria as the colony was preparing for independence. Well-qualified and progressive women teachers, Kathleen Player, Evelyn Clark (née Hyde), and Mary Hargrave (née Robinson), were appointed as WEOs in 1945, 1949, and 1950 respectively. I argue that the three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Womens Education
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