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Laffage-Cosnier, Sébastien; Hugedet, Willy; Vivier, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
In 1950 in France, Dr Max Fourestier introduced the concept of dividing the school day into two parts. In the morning, students followed activities that were intellectual and classroom-oriented, and in the afternoon, they had physical education classes. This programme was implemented in Gambetta Elementary School in Vanves, a city on the outskirts…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Outdoor Education, School Schedules, Educational Change
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Degler, W.; Juen, A.; Klinger, K.; Markert, M. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
At the end of the nineteenth century, biology as an academic discipline was as young as its corresponding school subject. Now nature itself was analysed as a complex (eco)system consisting of animals, plants, and man. The dramatic conceptual shift and subsequent development of school curricula called for teaching aids representing the new…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Instructional Materials, Educational History
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Wright, Susannah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The League of Nations Union (LNU) was one among the many organisations, in different countries, that promoted internationalist education among the young in the interwar years. But it was a particularly large and prominent one and appealed to a wide cross-section of teachers and pupils in English schools. LNU junior branches were established in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Secondary Schools, International Organizations
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Kestere, Iveta; Ozola, Iveta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article focuses on the position of leading Latvian pedagogues in cooperation with Nazi occupiers and the paradoxical transformation of Latvian nationalism into resistance against fascism and communism. Latvian attitudes towards Nazism were formed during Soviet occupation in 1940 when Latvian society, especially the intelligentsia, suffered…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Authoritarianism, Social Change, Foreign Countries
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
Calligraphic culture in education had a long tradition in the Hispanic World. This entailed the cultivation of specific forms of script to the detriment of others. Since the late eighteenth century, discussions about the shape of letters and the differences between different alphabets were associated with national characters. The "letra…
Descriptors: Educational History, Written Language, Alphabets, English
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Stark, Ulrike – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
The question of script was paramount in the nineteenth-century debate over Hindi and Urdu, two closely related languages that are characterised by "extreme digraphia". Rather than rehearsing the well-known story of the culturally and politically charged process of differentiation in which the two sister languages became prime markers of…
Descriptors: Urdu, Indo European Languages, Written Language, Religious Factors
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Rabazas Romero, Teresa; Ramos Zamora, Sara; Sanz Simón, Carlos – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the framework of European educational convergence, university teaching must respond to the new challenges posed by the European System of Transfer Credits (ECTS) while encouraging improvement and innovation in didactical aspects of formation. In Spain, the field of the History of Education has assumed an active role in the advancement of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Instructional Innovation, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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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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Fernandez, Sandra Rita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early 1940s Olga Cossettini, an Argentine teacher, received missives from several representatives of the cultural and educational world of the Americas. The event that allowed Cossettini's international relevance was the school artwork exhibition that took place in November 1939 in the Castagnino museum in the city of Rosario (Argentina).…
Descriptors: Educational History, Art, Exhibits, Museums
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Nishida, Yukiyo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study examines how origami has been implemented, practised, and developed in the early childhood education of Japan over the past 140 years. Historically speaking, paper-folding has been part of Japanese symbolic art, craft culture, and religious ceremonial artefacts since paper and paper-folding techniques were first imported from China…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Educational Philosophy, Handicrafts, Asian Culture
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Debè, Anna; Polenghi, Simonetta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early decades of the twentieth century the question of mental disabilities was widely discussed in Italy, while the first special schools for the intellectually impaired were set up. An important role was played by the Franciscan friar Agostino Gemelli (1878-1959), a physician, renowned psychologist, and founder in 1921 of the Catholic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Neurological Impairments
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Bianchini, Paolo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, a number of Italian psychiatrists were convinced that medicine and education should work together to treat children with mental disabilities, then commonly defined as "feeble-minded". To this end they promoted the establishment of "Medico-Pedagogical Institutes", institutes,…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Psychiatric Hospitals
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Ryan, Ann Marie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early twentieth century in the United States, Roman Catholic schools grew in number and became increasingly regulated by state departments of education. This led to the increased influence of public school reform movements in Catholic schools. Some Catholic educators questioned these movements, while others embraced them. Educational…
Descriptors: Catholics, Women Faculty, Catholic Educators, Beliefs
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Indelicato, Maria Elena; Pražic, Ivana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In this article, we delve into the characterisation of international students as "Confucian Heritage" learners. To appreciate the implications of such iterative interpellation, we develop a genealogy of Sinology, which is here approached as the discursive effect of a colonial epistemic division of the world into free and democratic West…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Educational History, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries
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Cole, Josh – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article brings the Italian activist and thinker Antonio Gramsci's theory of organic intellectualism and the Canadian historian Ian McKay's theory of liberal state-formation to bear on the "Indian Question" -- or how best to yoke Indigenous children and young people to the modern Canadian state. From the mid-nineteenth to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Differences
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