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Forsyth, Hannah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The history of universities in the twentieth century is, at least from the perspective of growth, a massive success. Australian higher education is no exception. Prior to the Second World War, Australia had six universities and approximately 10,500 students. Now there are in excess of one million students attending 39 institutions. In each phase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Development, Educational Trends
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Amsing, Hilda T. A.; de Beer, Fedor H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In the mid-1950s the head of the Dutch Provincial Psychiatric Service of Groningen, Dr H. Kuipers, became involved in a fierce dispute with Mr J.J. Zuidema, the headmaster of the local school for children with mental disabilities. Both the psychiatrist and the headmaster claimed authority over the testing of children's intelligence as part of the…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Mental Retardation, Physicians, School Psychologists