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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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Bürgi, Regula – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
At present, European education policy, research and administration is dominated by a specific concept of reform, namely so-called output governance, whose rise to prominence in national contexts in the 1990s coincided with the advance of international tests of school performance such as PISA. In this article it is argued that there is much more to…
Descriptors: School Administration, Governance, Educational History, International Organizations
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Dittrich, Klaus – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article discusses how European and American communities in Korea organised the education of their own children from the "opening" of the country to foreign residents in the 1880s until the Second World War. Education serves as a lens to investigate these dominantly bourgeois communities of missionaries, merchants, experts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Nationals, Educational History, Cultural Differences
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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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Kelly, Matthew Gardner – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This essay explores the historiography of American and European education, considering how educational historians communicate powerful messages about the purposes and promises of schooling through their writing. I divide the historiography of American education into four interpretive traditions: traditionalism, radical revisionism, progressive…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Misconceptions, Foreign Countries
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Nguyen, Thuy-Phuong – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
From 1955 to 1975, the French and the Americans were both active in the educational field in South Vietnam, but their objectives were different. The French were concerned with preserving their influence with the Vietnamese elites and relied on the Mission Culturelle--the heir of the colonial Direction of Education--and its prestigious high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Attainment
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Wraga, William G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Although progressive education was an international phenomenon, historical interpretations of it may be affected on the national level by academic and institutional contingencies. An analysis of how US and English historians of education interpret progressive education reforms in their respective countries identified a strain of condescension…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Historiography, Educational History, Comparative Education
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Ramsey, Paul J. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the ways in which the very idea of teacher education in the United States was transplanted from foreign lands. Teacher education, particularly normal school training, was based on a model imported from despotic Prussia, a model that was popularised by French and American visitors to the northeastern German land. Although…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, International Education, Influences, Educational History
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McCulloch, Gary – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Fred Clarke (1880-1952) was a key figure in the internationalisation of educational studies and research in the first half of the twentieth century. Clarke aimed to heighten the ideals and develop the practices of educational studies and research through promoting mutual influences in different countries around the world. He envisaged the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education
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Brownlee, Jamie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In this article, I reopen some of the seminal theoretical debates among critical scholars on the nature of educational reform, arguing that there has been a consistent tendency in the literature to dismiss or downplay the significance of "instrumentalist" analyses in favour of cultural/hegemonic and structuralist explanations. As a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, War, Educational Change
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article reports on the opening up of a new, rich seam of interdisciplinary research that brings together historians of education with historians of art and architecture to examine the meaning and incidence of "The Decorated School". It examines the origins of the idea of art as educator in the nineteenth century and discusses how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Art History, Educational Facilities Design
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Weaver, Heather A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
When we look in depth at how the experience of education was represented in American culture, we find evidence of visual tropes representing evolving but persistent aspects of the experience of schooling, such as the performance of judgement, and the desire to know the world. These tropes were rendered in terms of pictorial conventions that went…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Films, Educational History, Semiotics
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Fitchett, Paul G.; Russell, William Benedict – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The New Social Studies movement was an effort by social scientists to reform US social studies/history curriculum at all levels during the 1960s and early 1970s. In the end, more than 50 different projects attempting to revitalise social studies were developed. Many of the projects focused on inquiry-based teaching practices and curriculum.…
Descriptors: Social Scientists, Social Studies, Units of Study, Anthropology
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Ment, David M. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In a significant 1925 essay, "Western Education in Moslem Lands", Paul Monroe addressed the emerging cultural and political forces faced by American educators in the Middle East. Monroe was widely recognised at the time as editor of the Cyclopedia of Education and director of the International Institute of Teachers College, Columbia…
Descriptors: Muslims, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Role
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van Drenth, Annemieke; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In this article, the authors examine policies and interventions concerning special children in the United States and Europe from 1900 to 1960. They focus on concerns about, and interventions on, children defined as having "special needs". They explore interventions, both in the form of words and practices, and examine their effects on…
Descriptors: Children, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Public Policy
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