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Reyniers, Nele; Verstraete, Pieter; Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah; Kelchtermans, Geert – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Following recent studies that have mapped history of education research practices, this article aims to map contemporary history of education teaching practices. Drawing on data from interviews with history of education university lecturers and a global digital survey, we explore the rationale behind teaching practices and teaching beliefs in…
Descriptors: Educational History, History Instruction, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Götz, Georg – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper focuses on the development of history teaching in West Germany from the 1970s onwards. When in the early 1970s the relevance of history -- both as an academic discipline and as a school subject -- was challenged, this led to fierce debates as a multitude of new concepts were being developed. One of these was Annette Kuhn's revolutionary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Conflict, Academic Discourse
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Harford, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Examining the historiography of women's education, the issue which dominates is understandably that of access. Access, or lack thereof, is a transnational construct which forms an over-arching framework through which the issue of historical gender equality in higher education can be interpreted and interrogated. Each of the seminal texts which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, College Admission, Teacher Associations
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Batir, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In the early twentieth century many countries across the world established national student unions and sent representatives to the International Student Union. Believing this to be a fundamental need in a globalising world, the new Turkish state did not wait long before joining this union. In fact, several student associations in Turkey attended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Student Unions, National Organizations
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Beauvais, Clémentine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article pays attention to the regional embeddedness of early research on giftedness, looking principally at the works of Lewis Terman and his peers, between the 1910s and 1930s. The rhetoric, ideology, and aesthetics of giftedness in those early works were, I argue, stamped by the context and imaginary of Progressive-Era California and shaped…
Descriptors: Gifted, Aesthetics, Geographic Regions, Educational History
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Duarte, Oscar Daniel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article aims to explain the ultimate organisation of the Argentinian educational system during the 1870s as a result of the 1873 world economic crisis, which led, among other measures, to budget cuts. These had serious consequences in both curriculum design and the general structure of the different educational levels. Such a system fostered…
Descriptors: Educational History, Economic Climate, Foreign Countries, Budgets
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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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McClellan, Ann K. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Applying the critical lenses of feminism, autographical theory and literary analysis, this essay performs a triple reading of Vera Brittain's multi-genre writings about gender, war,and university education. Focusing specifically on "The Dark Tide" (1923), "Testament of Youth" (1933) and "The Women of Oxford" (1960),…
Descriptors: War, World History, Autobiographies, Fiction
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Forsyth, Hannah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The history of universities in the twentieth century is, at least from the perspective of growth, a massive success. Australian higher education is no exception. Prior to the Second World War, Australia had six universities and approximately 10,500 students. Now there are in excess of one million students attending 39 institutions. In each phase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Development, Educational Trends
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Åkerlund, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article analyses the teaching of Swedish language lecturers active in Germany during the first half of the twentieth century. It shows the centrality of literature and literary constructions and analyses images of Swedishness and the Swedish nation present in the teaching material of that time in relation to the national image present in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Textbooks, Transfer of Training
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Fernández-Soria, Juan Manuel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article focuses on the Workers' Institutes (WI), one of the most important educational initiatives undertaken by the Spanish Republic during the Civil War (1936-1939). After framing their creation within the context of European trends in higher education for the working classes and within the Spanish socio-political context, this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Depaepe, Marc; Hulstaert, Karen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This keynote consists of two parts. The first part offers some general observations from the past related to the power (and eventual powerlessness) of education. The aim is to create a framework with which the specific case, discussed in the second part, must be interpreted. Furthermore, it is emphasised that almost every pedagogical intervention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Empowerment, Catholic Schools
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Urban, Wayne J.; Smith, Marybeth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This paper discusses the actions of noted Harvard University president James Bryant Conant, taken in regard to the Nazi government in Germany, from the time of Conant's becoming president of Harvard University in 1933 to the time of the widespread pogrom in Germany of 9-10 November 1938, known as Kristallnacht. Conant's attitudes and actions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Presidents, Authoritarianism, Educational History
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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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