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Barausse, Alberto; Luchese, Terciane Ângela – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The object of this article is to analyse the development of ethnic Italian schools in Rio Grande do Sul during the years of colonisation in the nineteenth century (1875-1900), during which time Italian immigrants were put under a double process of nationalisation. On the one side, commencing with Imperial Brazil, and then more specifically in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Ethnic Groups, Italian, Foreign Countries
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Salvarani, Luana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
From its very beginning, the Protestant Reformation adopted the theatre as one of its educational tools. Together with choral music, visual arts, and preaching, Luther, Melanchthon, Oekolampad, and other Reformers promoted both the cultivated school theatre and the popular street theatre in order to spread the new faith, create a community ethos,…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Protestants, Social Change, Religious Education
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Pruneri, Fabio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
In 1945, Italian society was in crisis. Twenty years of fascism and the aerial bombing and military offensives of the Second World War had left the civilian population suffering and the nation in need of reinvention. In this difficult context, certain anti-fascist intellectuals devised the interesting pedagogical experiment of the 11 Convitti…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Adult Education, World History
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Kowalczyk, Jamie A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores the appearance of new teacher roles within the Italian education discourse, in particular focusing on official and scholarly texts from 1990 to 2015. During the second half of this period, the conceptual borders of two distinct roles, the intercultural teacher and the cultural mediator, begin to blur so that all teachers are…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Role, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Not only in education, but also in other social practices, the history of "internationalisation" is correlative to the history of "nationalisation". In this broad sense, this article outlines four main constellations of the links between education and nationalisation/internationalisation dynamics. After a brief description of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Global Approach, International Education, Nationalism
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Schembs, Katharina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
The first two Peronist governments (1946-1955) introduced extensive social reforms that notably improved working conditions and systematised vocational training. Thereby the foundations of the Argentine welfare state were laid and the working masses were socially included to an unprecedented degree: thus, they also constituted the majority of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Propaganda, Visual Aids, Citizenship Education
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Bianchini, Paolo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries a new method for the provision of popular education emerged in Europe. The Sardinian Kingdom represents a good example of this evolution: in 1729, Piedmont was the first state in Europe to launch a "modern" educational policy with the creation of a public school system. Education was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Sarti, Raffaella – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This paper illustrates the factors and features of the revival of paid care and domestic work in Italy. While Italy is experiencing a boom in the recourse to carers for the elderly, there is not a corresponding expansion in paid private childcare, in spite of growing female employment and limited public services for children. One of the reasons…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Caregivers, Grandparents, Service Occupations
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Jacobi, Juliane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In early modern times orphans have been children who could not expect sufficient support from their family because of lack of at least one parent, in most cases the father. This article will clarify of whom we are talking if we talk about orphans and what have been the conditions of living in a society which was organised by a high variety of…
Descriptors: Poverty, History, Children, At Risk Persons
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Giacardi, Livia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
The earliest legislation aimed to give comprehensive organization to the Italian education system was the Casati law, from the name of the then Minister for Education Gabrio Casati who drafted it. Promulgated by King Vittorio Emanuele II on 13 November 1859, the new law was designed to reorganize the school system in Piedmont and Lombardy, and was…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Debate, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries