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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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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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Proctor, Helen; Weaver, Heather – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines cultural representations of the mid-twentieth century mother of schoolchildren in a mass-circulation Australian women's magazine, arguing that schools and schooling have been under-acknowledged in the historiography of mothering, despite their importance in shaping modern childhood and family life. Framing the…
Descriptors: Females, Periodicals, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Clark, Jennifer – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper examines prime minister Robert Menzies decision to support science education in Australian schools in 1963. This was a landmark shift in policy for the federal government, but in many ways mirrors the decision of Eisenhower who brought down the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) in 1958. The paper uses a transnational approach to…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Public Officials
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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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O'Donoghue, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
The history of education as a distinct field has been the focus of study, research and writing in Australia for over a century. It achieved maturity with the establishment of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society in 1970 and the subsequent establishment of the Society's journal, "History of Education Review." Since…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Scholarship, Educational History
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McCulloch, Gary – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Fred Clarke (1880-1952) was a key figure in the internationalisation of educational studies and research in the first half of the twentieth century. Clarke aimed to heighten the ideals and develop the practices of educational studies and research through promoting mutual influences in different countries around the world. He envisaged the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education
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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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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Using a transnational framework, this paper focuses on four graduates of Gipsy Hill Training College (GHTC) for nursery school teachers in London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-twentieth century. Firstly, I explore GHTC's progressive ideals and highlight ways in which its principal, Lillian de Lissa, encouraged students to "think…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Females, Nursery Schools
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Fitchett, Paul G.; Russell, William Benedict – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The New Social Studies movement was an effort by social scientists to reform US social studies/history curriculum at all levels during the 1960s and early 1970s. In the end, more than 50 different projects attempting to revitalise social studies were developed. Many of the projects focused on inquiry-based teaching practices and curriculum.…
Descriptors: Social Scientists, Social Studies, Units of Study, Anthropology
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May, Josephine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
The 1920s was an ambivalent decade in Australia: on the one hand Australians were still reeling from the disastrous effects of the Great War and on the other they were witnessing unprecedented and exciting technological and social changes brought about by modernity. One of the most important modern technologies was the cinema, which Australians…
Descriptors: Audiences, Foreign Countries, Films, Educational History
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
In early twentieth-century Australia, men managed coeducational state training colleges (equivalent to normal schools) but teacher education programmes for kindergartners were initiatives of the free kindergarten movement and firmly in women's hands. The Kindergarten Training College in Adelaide, South Australia, was established in 1907 with…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Social Class, Kindergarten, Gender Issues
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Horne, Julia; Sherington, Geoffrey – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article introduces the notion of the "educational franchise" of Australia's public universities established in the mid-nineteenth century. In his recently published study of the public university and social access in the United States, John Aubrey Douglass suggests that from the mid-nineteenth century a social contract was formed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Class, Social Stratification, Gender Issues
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Watts, Ruth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article discusses the effects of imperialism on British (or chiefly English) social life and education in the nineteenth century rather than examining the effects on the colonised as is usually done. It is shown that the nineteenth century was infused with different visual and written images which helped develop attitudes and ideas which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Indigenous Populations, Group Dynamics
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O'Donoghue, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper focuses on the history of relations between colonialism, schooling and social change in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Ireland, countries that were once part of the British Empire. It indicates that responses to schooling ranged from acceptance and tolerance, to modification and rejection, depending on the country, the issue, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational Practices, Social Change
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