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Roberts, Siân – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
During the 1930s and 1940s art increasingly came to be used as a therapeutic tool with children who were perceived as damaged by their experiences of war or displacement. This article explores two related exhibitions--"Children's Art from All Countries" (1941) and "The War as Seen by Children" (1943)--which provided a platform…
Descriptors: Refugees, Art Education, Educational History, Artists
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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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Charkin, Emily – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
"The Peckham Experiment" (Innes H. Pearse and Lucy H. Crocker, Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1985) is a book about the Peckham Health Centre (1935-1950), which was a scientific experiment and community centre set up to identify and foster conditions of good health for local working-class families in South London. The book was…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational History, Social Systems, Social Theories
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Using a transnational framework, this paper focuses on four graduates of Gipsy Hill Training College (GHTC) for nursery school teachers in London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-twentieth century. Firstly, I explore GHTC's progressive ideals and highlight ways in which its principal, Lillian de Lissa, encouraged students to "think…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Females, Nursery Schools
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
The London Day Training College (LDTC), founded in 1902, soon became the leading institution for the study of education and for the training of teachers in England. In 1932 it was transmuted into the Institute of Education of the University of London. Its title and pre-eminence have continued to this day. In the period 1919-1945 it was closely,…
Descriptors: Freedom, War, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Tschurenev, Jana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This paper addresses some fundamental aspects of the circulation of knowledge connected with the spread of the first global model of school management and classroom organisation in the early nineteenth century: the so-called "monitorial system of education" or, as it was named after its "inventors", the "Bell-Lancaster…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Martin, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This article uses biographical approaches to recover the contribution of hitherto neglected figures in the history of education and the political history of the Left in London. Place and location are important since it is important to grasp the uniqueness of the London County Council within the framework of English local government and of the…
Descriptors: Politics, Females, Political Attitudes, Politics of Education
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Read, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
This article explores the process by which different elements of the material culture of educational settings, including learning tools, classroom design and other aspects of the physical environment that embody a particular educational philosophy, become transmuted when taken over by those with very different pedagogical aims. The article focuses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Schools, Kindergarten
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
We teach them the craft of word-spinning. The damage is done, we should be teaching them the art of seeing. (Frank Pick) In 1937 the Council for Art and Industry sponsored a national exhibition in London of materials "for use in connection with teaching in elementary schools." Local Education Authorities were encouraged to send…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Aesthetic Education
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
This article examines the respective roles of the training of teachers and educational studies at the London Day Training College (LDTC), 1902-1932. Following an introduction that indicates different models within the United Kingdom and summarizes the subsequent history of the LDTC's successor, the Institute of Education of the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Research, Educational History