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Madeira, Ana Isabel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This article aims to offer another reading of the Portuguese civilising process in Africa on the basis of an analysis of a set of alternative sources and to explore the role of other educational configurations, beyond those of the public school and the religious missionary school, such as the civilising missions. With the creation of the Lay…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Role of Education, Educational History
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
Latin American independence from Spain and Portugal in the first decades of the nineteenth century was a process of global relevance. A considerable number of new polities emerged that had to deal with radically new political situations. Particularly in the case of the former Spanish colonies, a general rejection of the colonial past determined…
Descriptors: Politics, Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Foreign Policy
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Martins, Catarina S. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper focuses on the education of the deaf pupils at Casa Pia de Lisboa, a Portuguese boarding-school, covering the period from 1820 to 1950. The intention is to show that a historical sedimentation of a scientific discourse about deafness is an effect of a new rationality of government begun by modernity and perfectly fitting a bio-political…
Descriptors: Official Languages, Deafness, Foreign Countries, Residential Schools
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Mogarro, Maria Joao; Martinez, Silvia Alicia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, the cultural panorama in Portugal was largely dominated by education issues. The awareness of the weaknesses of the Portuguese education system was now based on a growing interest in statistics, which allowed the reinforcement of arguments regarding the country's backwardness and the need to…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Cultural Pluralism
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Madeira, Ana Isabel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
This article draws a comparison between the Portuguese in relation to British and French discourses on overseas educational policies at the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century until the 1930s. It focuses on three main colonial educational dynamics: school expansion (comparing the public and private sectors); State-Church relations…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Ideology
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Francisco, Jaime; Cordeiro, Parreira; Carvalho, Luis Miguel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
This article focuses on the circulation of educational models between Portugal and Brazil (from 1920 to 1935), within a broader context of an intensive international transfer of "ways of thinking" about education. It describes and analyses the results from research on two educational journals, one Portuguese (Revista Escolar) the other…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Models, Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement
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Candeias, Antonio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
While working on the development of literacy in Portugal and comparing it with other European societies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, I not only saw how late Portugal had been in achieving this process, but also how inaccurate the available numbers about it were. I decided that as part of securing a better understanding of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Census Figures, Primary Sources