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Açikgöz, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The late Ottoman education policy implemented curriculum reforms adding science courses reduced to school children level. The modern science was popularised by supplementing public education with the new courses. Textbooks with illustrations efficiently introduced children to European material improvements and icons of progress. Between the years…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Ramsey, Paul J. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article juxtaposes two U.S. cities' differing educational reactions to mass migrations prior to the Progressive Era. During the nineteenth century, Boston, Massachusetts, developed a model urban education system, one that was visited and replicated throughout the nation. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Boston was a relatively…
Descriptors: Migration, Urban Education, Educational History, Ethical Instruction
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Rjeoutski, Vladislav – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries Russia experienced a considerable lack of teachers. In this situation, foreign migrants became Russia's preferred teachers for more than a century. Foreigners were particularly welcome to teach languages and a whole range of other subjects such as history, geography, and mathematics. All teaching…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teacher Shortage
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the work of three British Women Education Officers (WEOs) in Nigeria as the colony was preparing for independence. Well-qualified and progressive women teachers, Kathleen Player, Evelyn Clark (née Hyde), and Mary Hargrave (née Robinson), were appointed as WEOs in 1945, 1949, and 1950 respectively. I argue that the three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Womens Education
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de Gabriel, Narciso – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article aims to show the influence of caciquism on the creation and functioning of public schools as well as its effect on the professional performance of teachers. We have used the model developed by Abram de Swaan, who suggested that three social sectors be distinguished to analyse the attitudes that spark the dissemination of literacy: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Public Schools, Educational Attitudes
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Westberg, Johannes – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article discusses the significance of in-kind taxation and payments in kind for the establishment of an elementary school system in Sweden, in the 1840-1870 period. By analysing the funding of teachers' wages, the heating of the school facilities, and school building construction in the 12 rural school districts of the Sundsvall region, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Educational Finance, Taxes
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Aubry Kradolfer, Carla; Geiss, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Funding, administration and social goals are aspects of school policy that are highly interrelated. No country has achieved universal primary education without relying mainly on taxes. This had profound consequences for educational administration. As soon as schools were no longer subsidised by private backers or ecclesiastical funds,…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational History, School Policy
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Martínez Boom, Alberto – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Education is unquestionably a common necessity. Social movements demand education, as does social mobility, and may well be the expression of utopia. Individuals accept education as an expression of their own desire and validate its intervention as a legitimate criterion for differentiation. Few social sectors do not demand schooling for…
Descriptors: Discipline, Public Education, Police Community Relationship, Political Power
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Macnab, Natasha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Radical political activism in the 1970s and 1980s had a huge impact on documentary photography in Britain. Community organisations and photography collectives emerged and endeavoured to democratise the arts for those who would not otherwise have come into contact with them. Community photography used the technology to break down the barriers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Activism, Visual Literacy
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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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Fuchs, Eckhardt – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article seeks to contribute to the institutional history of the discipline of history of education by examining the publication strategies and the associated institutional practices of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education, the international organisation representing those working in the field, and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Periodicals, Conferences (Gatherings), Institutional Cooperation
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Following a short introduction this article is divided into three main sections. The first provides definitions and brief histories of the nature-nurture debate and of neuroscience. The second section shows how in recent decades neuroscientific research has impacted on the debate with particular reference to our understanding of human intelligence…
Descriptors: Historians, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Gondra, José Gonçalves; Vieira, Carlos Eduardo; Simões, Regina Helena Silva; Cury, Claudia Engler – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article analyses the general characteristics of the construction of the field of history of education in Brazil. To do so, it highlights the existing historiography and aims to describe the process of institutionalisation of this knowledge field, which, in general terms, has been focused on the area of teacher training. Since the nineteenth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Historiography, Intellectual Disciplines
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Lawn, Martin; Deary, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
The University of Edinburgh and Moray House teachers' college began to develop a new model of research and teaching, institutionalised in a combined university department and teachers' college, with a research laboratory and advanced research degree in the 1920s. This new institution was modelled on the innovative and influential Teachers College,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Universities, Higher Education
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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Power over education and the upcoming generations has always been an important instrument in shaping religious and secular values. As a consequence, control over schools, pupils and teachers was, particularly in periods of war, an important means for bringing about acceptance of the new regime. The aim of this paper is to discuss priest-teachers'…
Descriptors: Memory, Educational Policy, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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