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McLean, Lorna R.; Baroud, Jamilee – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
In this article, we explore the academic life of Julia Grace Wales as a public intellectual and peace activist. The study addresses the largely neglected field of female educators and peace activists in the early to mid-twentieth century through a case study of one woman's lifelong popular education campaign to achieve peace and social justice. In…
Descriptors: Peace, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Educational History
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Topij-Stempinska, Beata – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
The Scientific and Educational Department of the Jesuit Fathers in Khyriv (Zaklad Naukowo-Wychowawczy OO. Jezuitów w Chyrowie) existed for 53 years (1886-1939). Over 6,000 students studied in this elite male school. The alumni of the secondary school belonged to the elite of Polish society. There were among them people from different walks of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Catholic Schools, Males, Selective Admission
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on teachers' written memories of Finland's comprehensive school reform in the 1970s and examines teachers' reminiscences of this major change, when elementary (primary) schools and lower secondary (grammar) schools were transformed into comprehensive schools, thereby guaranteeing nine-year basic education with a unified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes
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Ferreira, António Gomes; Mota, Luís – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
We evoke here events that took place in an ordinary school, the Teacher Training College in Coimbra (Portugal), during the on-going revolutionary process ("processo revolucionário em curso"; PREC), in an attempt to understand people's actions within the collective becoming of a certain time and place, and to grasp how memory works as a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Memory, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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de Coninck-Smith, Ning – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This paper is based on the author's experiences of interviewing seven men and seven women who graduated from a Danish high school in 1980, at a moment when the upper secondary system underwent a process of democratisation. She questioned the informants as to the role education has played in their lives, and as to the sense their choice of…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Reflection
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Juul, Ida – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Taking the point of departure in three different narratives concerning training as a cabinet maker, the article shows how the choice of a particular education is ascribed different significance, depending on the period and the individual's social background. In order to grasp the intersection between factors connected to the concepts of generation…
Descriptors: Educational History, Socioeconomic Background, Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style
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Monteiro, Maria Iolanda; Bueno, Belmira Oliveira – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Significant changes have marked Brazilian education in the period focused on by this research. Aiming to understand the configurations of the teaching profession in that period, this work focuses on the issue of the school success in the area of literacy by means of an analysis of the practices of literacy teachers who were at work between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Teacher Characteristics, Pedagogical Content Knowledge