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Kortekangas, Otso – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article investigates Sámi elementary education in early twentieth-century Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The main focus lies on cultural contexts that frame and limit language use. The key analytical concepts are "useful citizen" and "useful citizenship". Through these concepts the article probes the ways in which…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Spieker, Susanne; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores the Histories of Education Summer School Conference for Postgraduate Students, 2010-2015, with regard to its impact on networking and identification with the field of the history of education. It is concluded that the impact of the Summer School is transformative on the social level. The structure in which the Summer School…
Descriptors: Educational History, Capacity Building, Summer Schools, Graduate Students
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Westberg, Johannes – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article discusses the significance of in-kind taxation and payments in kind for the establishment of an elementary school system in Sweden, in the 1840-1870 period. By analysing the funding of teachers' wages, the heating of the school facilities, and school building construction in the 12 rural school districts of the Sundsvall region, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Educational Finance, Taxes
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Lundahl, Christian; Lawn, Martin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
At the world exhibitions of the 1870s Sweden displayed a schoolhouse, with examples of teaching material and student work. How did Sweden ship an entire schoolhouse to these exhibitions? What impact did the schoolhouse have on visitors to the exhibition? The purpose of this article is to shed light on the transnational influences operating between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Case Studies, Global Approach
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Åkerlund, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article analyses the teaching of Swedish language lecturers active in Germany during the first half of the twentieth century. It shows the centrality of literature and literary constructions and analyses images of Swedishness and the Swedish nation present in the teaching material of that time in relation to the national image present in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Textbooks, Transfer of Training
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Landahl, Joakim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The aim of this article is to explore the relationship between emotions, power and schooling. Focusing on elementary schools during the second half of the nineteenth century, when education for the masses in Sweden emerged, the article discusses the emotionology of early mass schooling. It is argued that the abolishment of the monitorial method in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Schools, Psychological Patterns