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Pannula Toft, Pia; Paksuniemi, Merja; Westberg, Johannes – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to clarify what kind of role schools and teachers played in the well-being of Finnish war children during and after the Second World War. The study focuses on the children who were evacuated to Denmark, also known as Finnebørn, and their experiences and memories as war children in Denmark and returning evacuees back…
Descriptors: School Role, Teacher Role, Primary Sources, War
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Padovan-Özdemir, Marta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Modern welfare states emerged as a response to the social question and were crafted through the educationalisation of society engendering a need for a variety of professionals who could take care of citizens of concern. This article revisits the social question in a post-1970 Danish context of a growing non-western immigrant and refugee population…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Welfare Services, Social Systems, Foreign Countries
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Buchardt, Mette – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Particularly after the Danish political system changed to parliamentarism in 1901, a growing interest in, and expanded meaning of, culture as a pedagogical category developed in relation to state schooling, on the road to a comprehensive school system for "the whole population". This article elaborates on the role played by theological…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Ydesen, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article reveals perspectives based on experiences from twentieth-century Danish educational history by outlining contemporary, test-based accountability regime characteristics and their implications for education policy. The article introduces one such characteristic, followed by an empirical analysis of the origins and impacts of test-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Testing, Accountability
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Ydesen, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The focus of this article is to draw attention to the presence and importance of travelling ideas, knowledge, and practices in Danish history of educational testing. The article introduces and employs a spatial methodological approach in relation to the connections between the international testing community and the emerging Danish practice of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Testing, Intelligence Tests, Foreign Countries
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
During the years following the Second World War, there were efforts in several European countries to grasp the opportunity to re-imagine "school" created through the need to rebuild on a mass scale. This article examines in detail an episode in the exchange of knowledge between English and Danish architects and educators during a period…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
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de Coninck-Smith, Ning – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This paper is based on the author's experiences of interviewing seven men and seven women who graduated from a Danish high school in 1980, at a moment when the upper secondary system underwent a process of democratisation. She questioned the informants as to the role education has played in their lives, and as to the sense their choice of…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Reflection
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Bjerg, Helle; Rasmussen, Lisa Rosen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Two studies of the formation of pupils' subjectivities within the Danish school and educational system in the period 1945-2005 create the framework for a methodological discussion of how subjectivities in educational history can be studied. Both studies use qualitative interviews as a way of studying subject formations in educational history. This…
Descriptors: Educational History, Use Studies, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Juul, Ida – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Taking the point of departure in three different narratives concerning training as a cabinet maker, the article shows how the choice of a particular education is ascribed different significance, depending on the period and the individual's social background. In order to grasp the intersection between factors connected to the concepts of generation…
Descriptors: Educational History, Socioeconomic Background, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style