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Alcântara, Wiara Rosa; Vidal, Diana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2022
The article explores the role of the "Syndicat du matériel et mobilier scolaire de l'enseignement" in supplying French school materials to several countries, including Mexico, Canada, and Brazil, in order to demonstrate the profitability of a new industry, the school industry, and of a new type of trade, the transnational trade in school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, International Trade, Educational History
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Milewski, Patrice; Ydesen, Christian; Andreasen, Karen E. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article compares and contrasts the use of mental testing and the formation of educational streaming in Denmark and Ontario during the interwar years. In this sense, the article adds nuances to the meaning of internationalism as well as contributing to our knowledge about how ideas of testing practices circulated among countries and…
Descriptors: Barriers, Foreign Countries, International Education, Correlation
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Smaller, Harry – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
A number of education researchers, both in Europe and in North America, have claimed that classroom teachers in state schooling systems have suffered from a process of "de-professionalisation" and/or "de-skilling" over recent decades. This paper argues that these claims are problematic, on at least two grounds. First, for…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Professional Autonomy, Educational History, Public School Teachers
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Bruno-Jofré, Rosa – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This paper explores major historiographic "turns" in history of education with a focus, although not exclusively, on English-speaking Canada. It addresses the transformative intellectual impact of the turn toward social history on the history of education, the impact of cultural history and the linguistic turn, the reception of Michel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historiography, Educational History, Intellectual History
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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Following the end of World War I, the Ontario Department of Education initiated a series of reforms aimed at both elementary and secondary schooling. This article examines the reforms that were made to elementary school curriculum and pedagogy. These were initiated within the context of a call for a general reconstruction of education and society…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Educational Change, Human Capital
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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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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This paper analyses the science of education that was formed in Ontario between the years 1910 and 1934. It is substantiated through the use of archival material such as curriculum documents, statutes, annual reports, the published proceedings of the Ontario Educational Association (OEA) and a close reading of the "Science of Education"…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Teaching Methods
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Marker, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
The Coast Salish people of British Columbia and Washington State inhabit a borderlands region where they have negotiated the sometimes contrasting policies of two empires. Families belong to more than one village and must travel across the Canada-USA border frequently for ceremonies and events that bind the Coast Salish world together. Both…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, American Indians, Resistance (Psychology), Acculturation
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Whitehead, Kay; Peppard, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
This paper examines the grammar of schooling and educational innovations that were being promulgated transnationally in the 1920s and 1930s. First, the paper explores how some elements of the grammar of schooling such as age grading, year-long courses of study and annual employment contracts for teachers were mediated by local circumstances in…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Courses, Teacher Employment, Progressive Education