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Parlevliet, Sanne – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Historical fiction is a powerful way of transmitting national history to later generations. It emerged in the nineteenth century as a means of building identity and fostering solidarity. However, in the 1960s and 1970s, former representations of history were deconstructed. Instead of glorifying the nation, social evils were exposed. As a…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Problems, Childrens Literature, History
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H.; Wichgers, Inge J. M. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Teaching the regulation of emotions to support parents in educating their children to come of age properly was part of a missionary movement in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. This movement was inspired by the belief in the power of education from the northern European Renaissance and by the emphasis on catechism by the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Role of Education
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on the role the Dutch school for children with "learning and behavioural problems" (LOM) has played in knowledge production about learning disabilities and in the development of academic study of special education between 1949 and 1985. LOM-schooling grew rapidly during these years and attracted relatively many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Testing, Observation
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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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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This paper discusses the role brain disease has played in the discourse and practices of child scientists involved in the study of learning disabilities and behavioural disorders from the 1950s up to the mid-1980s, particularly in the Netherlands as part of a developing international scientific community. In the pre-ADHD era, when child sciences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Brain, Neurological Impairments
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van Drenth, Annemieke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Following Foucault's analysis of expanding psychiatric power, this article addresses the shift from psychiatry into pedagogy in interventions concerning children with mental problems in the nineteenth century. The aims of this article are twofold. First, to answer the question of how the notion of "idiocy" developed in the context of an…
Descriptors: Sensory Experience, Child Development, Educational History, Psychiatry
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Dekker, Jeroen J.H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The challenge of using images for the history of education and childhood will be addressed in this article by looking at them as representations. Central is the relationship between representations and reality. The focus is on the power of paintings as representations of aspects of realities. First the meaning of representation for images as…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Educational History, Painting (Visual Arts), Portraiture
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Greveling, Linda; Amsing, Hilda T. A.; Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the Netherlands, crossing borders to study comprehensive schools was an important strategy in the 1970s, a decisive period for the start and the end of the innovation. According to policy-borrowing theory, actors that engage in debating educational issues are framing foreign examples of comprehensive schooling to convince their audiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, International Education, Educational Innovation
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article discusses the transition from philosophy to psychology as the main source of inspiration for education during the mid-twentieth century in the Netherlands, situated between Germany in the east and the English-speaking world in the west. Claims have been made that educational theory in the Netherlands was dominated by German philosophy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Psychology, Educational Philosophy
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Stolk, Vincent; Los, Willeke; Karsten, Sjoerd – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Education during World War I has been a relatively unexplored field of research, especially in the case of countries with a neutral stance in that war. The Netherlands is one such country. This article argues that even though the Netherlands was politically neutral, it was and considered itself a part of western civilisation and shared in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, War, Educational Change
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Braster, Sjaak – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the period 1919-1933 the experimental and community schools in Hamburg tried to put into practice a new model of schooling without a set curriculum that was based on providing a considerable amount of freedom for pupils and teachers. These experiences were introduced in the Netherlands by way of magazines published by the New Education…
Descriptors: Experimental Schools, Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Periodicals
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Mellink, Bram – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In the Netherlands of the late nineteenth century, primary education became one of the central issues in relation to raising political awareness and mobilising previously quiescent Dutch citizens. Protestants and Catholics alike claimed that Dutch public education left insufficient space for religious education and teamed up to struggle for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Parochial Schools
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Parlevliet, Sanne; Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
One of the most popular Dutch educational enlightenment authors was Hieronymus van Alphen. His three volumes of "Little Poems for Children" published in 1778 and 1782 were extremely successful, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Inspired by the German poets Christian Felix Weisse and Gottlob Wilhelm Burmann, Van Alphen brought about an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Eighteenth Century Literature, Childrens Literature
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Thyssen, Geert – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This comparative analysis of Luxembourg's early school (law) system reveals the extent to which European school systems reflect "national-cultural idiosyncrasies" apart from "structural isomorphism". It first examines the legal soil into which the Luxembourg school system was implanted. Legislative pendular swings, reflecting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Law, Educational History, Comparative Analysis
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Bakker, Nelleke; Amsing, Hilda T. A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Between the 1940s and 1960s across Western Europe a spirit of reform along comprehensive lines manifested itself in secondary education, aiming at a reduction of the existing social inequality of educational chances. These reforms are said to be rooted in new policies and in new approaches in educational studies. This article explores the…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Research, Secondary Education, At Risk Students
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