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Grosvenor, Ian; Pataki, Gyöngyvér – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In "Radical Education and the Common School" (2011), Michael Field and Peter Moss argue for a radical alternative to the failed and dysfunctional contemporary discourse about education and the school with its focus on markets, competition, instrumentality, standardisation, and managerialism. They argue that it is necessary, if we are to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change
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Kestere, Iveta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The goal of this article is to reveal how through school theatre activities under authoritarian rule, changes took place in pupil knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviour regarding culture, namely, how the process of cultural learning occurs. I use a historical case study, specifically the case of the Valmiera School Theatre, which was the…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Social Systems, Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism
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Karabekmez, Meryem – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This study demonstrates how the cultural role of Ottoman women began to change during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as well as considering emerging conflicts due to their altering roles in society as they were educated in the "Darulmuallimat" (teachers' college for women) and acquired social positions as woman instructors. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Women Faculty, Sex Role, Teacher Education
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Koskela, Anne; Vehkalahti, Kaisa – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article shows the importance of paying attention to the role of professional devices, such as standardised forms, as producers of normality and deviance in the history of education. Our case study focused on the standardised forms used by teachers during child guidance clinic referrals and transfers to special education in northern Finland,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Case Studies, Behavior Problems
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Kakkar, Ankur – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
As the British expanded their dominions in India, political and administrative needs made it imperative for them to acquire more information about their subjects. Hence, systematic and meticulous surveys began to be commissioned by the East India Company as it assumed charge of educating the natives. These surveys were an integral part of what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Indians, Foreign Policy
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Goossens, Cedric; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Since the 1970s, many western welfare states have been subject both to increased migration and to a renewed interest in progressive education. The present article addresses the question of whether these two phenomena are related and how changing notions of the welfare state shape and are shaped by this relationship. To answer the question, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Migration, Migrants
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Lee, Yoonmi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The work of the Australian mission in the southern part of Korea during the first half of the twentieth century has been a relatively undeveloped subject in scholarly research. By focusing on the educational work of the mission between 1910 and 1941, this article provides an overview of how the missionaries interacted with the Japanese colonial…
Descriptors: Religion, Foreign Policy, Religious Education, Asians
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van der Vlies, Tina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article aims to contribute to the field of textbook research by exploring a new approach in textbook analysis. Inspired by Michael Rothberg's concept of multidirectional memory, this article examines multidirectional narratives in history textbooks: narratives that combine different histories, places and times in a productive way. They…
Descriptors: War, History, History Instruction, Content Analysis
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Carmody, Brendan Patrick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This paper will argue that the state-aided Catholic school in Zambia has contributed significantly to the development of the country over the years. However, because of its enmeshment in the state system of education it has inadvertently become an instrument of underdevelopment. It is structurally complicit in alienating some of the poorest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Social Justice, Case Studies
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Ydesen, Christian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article approaches debates about how the history of the post-1945 English welfare state might be written. It argues that professionals' interventions on immigrant children can serve as a prism for understanding the crafting of the modern English welfare state. In this sense the article engages with the narrative concerning the resilience of a…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Welfare Services, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Lundahl, Christian; Lawn, Martin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
At the world exhibitions of the 1870s Sweden displayed a schoolhouse, with examples of teaching material and student work. How did Sweden ship an entire schoolhouse to these exhibitions? What impact did the schoolhouse have on visitors to the exhibition? The purpose of this article is to shed light on the transnational influences operating between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Case Studies, Global Approach
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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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Vangrunderbeek, Hans; Delheye, Pascal – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
During the 1960s and 1970s, "traditional" secondary educational systems in various Western European countries made way for comprehensive education curricula. In contrast to the reforms within the "intellectual" subjects, the field of physical education (PE) remained largely underexposed in research. This study focuses on PE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Change
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Åkerlund, Andreas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Programmes of international educational exchange are not only carried out for educational purposes, but form an important part of modern-day public diplomacy. Through exchange programmes education and research are linked with foreign policy interests, which then in turn should affect the international contacts of universities and research…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Foreign Policy, Scholarship, Public Policy
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Martin, Mary Clare – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
The historiographical tradition which developed within the history of education from the 1970s regarded religious organisations as distractions from the "real" task of developing state-funded universal compulsory education. Despite more positive evaluations of voluntary agencies within the history of social policy, since the 1980s, the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Voluntary Agencies, Foreign Countries, Rewards
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