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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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de Gabriel, Narciso – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article aims to show the influence of caciquism on the creation and functioning of public schools as well as its effect on the professional performance of teachers. We have used the model developed by Abram de Swaan, who suggested that three social sectors be distinguished to analyse the attitudes that spark the dissemination of literacy: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Public Schools, Educational Attitudes
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Soto-Vázquez, José; Jaraíz-Cabanillas, Francisco; Pérez-Parejo, Ramón; Gutiérrez-Gallego, José – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper offers a review of history of education statistics in Spain, starting in the mid-nineteenth century, describing their traditional means of operation based on censuses, flat tables, and macro-statistical data, which usually display a purely quantitative analysis. Only in recent decades have statistical analyses appeared, supported by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Educational History, School Statistics
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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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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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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah; Hulstaert, Karen; Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
An analysis of the history of primary education in Belgium by Depaepe et al. in 2000 has demonstrated how the idea of "order" structured classroom reality in the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This "order" is not only visible in the internal organisation of schooling (e.g. division into year classes, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Grammar
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Heinze, Carsten; Straube-Heinze, Kristin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article pursues the question of what the significance was of the discursive construction of heroism for the National Socialist indoctrination of children in the context of communication processes at school. In particular, it is about ideological-educational intentions pursued in the context of teaching early readers as well as about topical…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational History, Ideology, Reading Materials
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Kortekangas, Otso – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article investigates Sámi elementary education in early twentieth-century Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The main focus lies on cultural contexts that frame and limit language use. The key analytical concepts are "useful citizen" and "useful citizenship". Through these concepts the article probes the ways in which…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Peng, Huan-Sheng; Chu, Jo-Ying – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The eight-year-long period from Japan's initiation of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to its unconditional surrender in 1945 forced Japan to invest its national economy and industrial and scientific technologies in the war. In addition, in the name of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, Japan initiated its assimilation and Kominka…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Acculturation, Elementary Education
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Magalhães, Justino – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This text focuses on municipalities from an educational and cultural perspective. Over the last 200 years, municipalities have played a fundamental role in the creation of guiding principles and educational norms and conventions. They have participated in the supply and universalisation of schooling and have contributed to integrating the public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Municipalities, Educational History, World History
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Viacava, Juan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines the Uruguayan state approach to the teaching of writing in public elementary education during the 1830s, and is an attempt to explain why state officials advanced new pedagogical methods aimed at increasing rationalisation and standardisation. While many different handwriting styles existed in the past, the school system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Handwriting
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Goodman, Joyce – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article deconstructs some of the underlying assumptions that inform projects in Paynter and Aston's 1970 book, "Sound and Silence." Foucauldian and Deleuzian technologies of power and technologies of desire are used to frame an argument that Paynter and Aston's projects play into the fabrication of sonorous bodies and sonic selves…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Creative Teaching
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van Gijlswijk, Dick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The declining economy of the Dutch Republic obliged city governments in the eighteenth century to take measures to undo the effects of the social deterioration. They therefore founded schools for the poor and sometimes gave full financial support. After 1795, the Batavian Revolution proclaimed that primary education was a state affair, but after a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Educational History, Financial Support, Economic Factors
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