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Hasan, Md. Mahmudul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Given that social constructions and deeply embedded cultural misapprehensions about gender, together with conventional views of female intellectual ability, denied women entry into institutional education, Wollstonecraft and Rokeya mounted a literary campaign to promote female education in their respective societies. They argued that female…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
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Esteves, Olivier – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The history of forced dispersal of immigrant children in England, which affected mostly non-Anglophone Asian pupils in areas such as Southall (West London) and Bradford (West Yorkshire) in the 1960s and 1970s has only very recently elicited the interest of historians. Mobilising archival material as well as interviews with formerly bussed pupils,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Children, Busing
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Green, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The article below deals with the phenomenon of French Huguenots in the English educational milieu in the early modern period. From private tutors to schoolmasters, travelling tutors and owners of riding schools, they occupied an important place in the local society. Through a careful evaluation of various references to Huguenot educators and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Primary Sources, Humanism, Refugees
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article considers the theoretical argument of anthropologist Tim Ingold, that the denial and subsequent encasement of bare feet in footwear was a critical characteristic of the development of modern societies, in exploring three aspects of feet, footwork, and footwear in the history of the modern school. First, the material conditions of feet…
Descriptors: Human Body, Clothing, Social Change, Educational Development
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Komatsu, Kayoko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In both England and Japan, art education was viewed as having nothing to do with self-expression, but was considered to be an efficient means for industrial development. In England, it was designed to train the eyes and hands of artisans. The art critic Ruskin has often been referred to in the context of the transition to self-expression in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Art
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Hoare, Lottie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines John Newsom's contributions to non-fiction BBC radio and television coverage of education, poverty, and social disadvantage from 1934 to 1971. The correspondence and scripts concerning his BBC broadcasts for a domestic UK-based audience and an overseas audience are used as source material. Newsom is well known among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Radio, Television, Educational History
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Dove, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Children in Georgian and Victorian times were expected to be familiar with the geography of England and Wales. This study analyses some of the resources then available which taught children this information. John Aikin's "England Delineated" is evaluated as a geographical text and then compared with less formal games and puzzles, then on…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Goodman, Joyce – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article deconstructs some of the underlying assumptions that inform projects in Paynter and Aston's 1970 book, "Sound and Silence." Foucauldian and Deleuzian technologies of power and technologies of desire are used to frame an argument that Paynter and Aston's projects play into the fabrication of sonorous bodies and sonic selves…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Creative Teaching
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Hoegaerts, Josephine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
At the heart of the nineteenth-century educational soundscape lies a paradox. Whilst "modern" classrooms generally strived for orderly silence, the goal of its educational practices was the production of competent "citizens". Middle-class boys in particular were expected to acquire a voice fit for business, the professions, or…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Practices, Speech, Educational Objectives
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Ku, Hsiao-Yuh – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
R.H. Tawney (1880-1962), a leading English economic historian and prominent socialist, was vigorously involved in educational reconstruction during the Second World War. For Tawney, the war was a war for social democracy. His ideals of social democracy formed a basis for his case for Public (independent) School reform and free secondary education…
Descriptors: Democracy, War, Educational History, Educational Change
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van der Vlies, Tina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article aims to contribute to the field of textbook research by exploring a new approach in textbook analysis. Inspired by Michael Rothberg's concept of multidirectional memory, this article examines multidirectional narratives in history textbooks: narratives that combine different histories, places and times in a productive way. They…
Descriptors: War, History, History Instruction, Content Analysis
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Mitch, David – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Historians of the rise of popular education have often emphasised the role of national governments as sources of funding. However, for the case of England work by W.K. Jordan among others with probate records suggests that by the English Civil War substantial philanthropic funding was available for education. The presence of this philanthropy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support
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Knudsen, Andrew T. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
When historians discuss the impact of examinations on elementary education in mid-Victorian England and Wales they typically focus on the Revised Code of 1862. The Revised Code is famous for instituting a policy of "payment-by-results" for teachers in state-supported voluntary schools. "Payment-by-results" made government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Policy, Grants
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Ní Bhroiméil, Úna – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Alfred Mosely, a wealthy South African diamond mine owner and British industrialist, financed an Educational Commission that travelled to the United States during the winter of 1903. Its purpose was to ascertain how far education in the United States was responsible for the country's industrial progress, and its report was published in England in…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Reports, Gender Differences, Race
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Parker, Stephen G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
As part of its stated mission to Christianise Britain, from its earliest years the BBC broadcast religious programmes intended for a child audience. Directed at sites domestic and educational, these broadcasts constituted a means of the mediatisation of religion for children. This paper explores the work of the pioneer children's religious…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Radio, Educational History
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