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Tajri, Yacine; Saint-Martin, Jean; Froissart, Tony – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article explores a specific physical rehabilitation in French schooling after the Second World War. To this end, it analyses how, in concepts and as the result of data-derived information, pupils considered as "weak" physically speaking were taken care of by the school and especially how the actors of the physical education (PE)…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Students with Disabilities, Educational History, Rehabilitation
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Hamre, Bjørn; Axelsson, Thom; Ludvigsen, Kari – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article explores the role of psychiatry in the sorting of schoolchildren in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden from 1920 to 1950. Whereas the role and rise of educational psychology and IQ-testing in the differentiation processes in schooling have been examined through earlier research, the role of psychiatry in the interprofessional collaboration…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospitals, Educational Psychology, Intelligence Tests
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Yoshii, Ryo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study focuses on J. E. Wallace Wallin, who recognised the rights of children with disabilities to receive an education, and who tackled the scientific classification of children and the provision of special classes in the state of Delaware from the 1930s to the middle of the 1940s. This study intends to clarify how Wallin recognised and…
Descriptors: Classification, Learning Problems, Special Education, Civil Rights
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Soudien, Crain – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This essay attempts to show how the Social Darwinist thinking of white racial superiority, and so, ultimately, white supremacy, came to be institutionalised in law in South Africa. It looks specifically at the making and institutionalisation of the School Board Act (SBA) of 1905 of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope. It argues that the SBA…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Educational Legislation, Whites, Racial Attitudes
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Omori, Mariko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper explores the way in which psychologists classified immigrant children as feebleminded through the use of intelligence testing and how state organisations consequently segregated them from public schools based on the scientific evidence. First, I show the way in which the psychologist Lewis Terman utilised intelligence testing to…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Intelligence Tests, Psychologists, Classification
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Braster, Sjaak; del Pozo Andrés, María del Mar – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
At the beginning of the Spanish Civil War the republican authorities started organising what came to be known as "children's colonies". These children's colonies became both home and school for all the children who were evacuated from Madrid. The purpose of this article is to study in depth the transformation of many of these children's…
Descriptors: War, Educational History, Residential Care, Models
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Castro, Josefina Granja – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Educational concepts, such as enrolment, attendance, passing or failing students, school retardation, and school desertion, which made it possible to describe the course of children through the school system, went through a gradual process, beginning in the second half of the nineteenth century and throughout the first decades of the twentieth. In…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Semantics, Attendance, Foreign Countries
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McCormack, Christopher – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The spectacular growth and equally spectacular decline of the eighteenth-century charity school movement prompts this examination of the contribution made by the movement to nineteenth-century schooling--particularly superior or secondary schooling. Educational historians have argued that the movement was a failure. This paper argues that only in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Social Change, Hospitals
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van Drenth, Annemieke; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In this article, the authors examine policies and interventions concerning special children in the United States and Europe from 1900 to 1960. They focus on concerns about, and interventions on, children defined as having "special needs". They explore interventions, both in the form of words and practices, and examine their effects on…
Descriptors: Children, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Public Policy
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Lohmann, Ingrid; Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This introductory article provides the conceptual framework to integrate the following international contributions and their various historical, regional, institutional and cultural contexts. It does so by focusing mainly on three aspects: (1) Childhood and youth as social constructs, the varying classifications of these life phases, their…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Development, Classification, At Risk Persons
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Verplaetse, Jan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Although historians of psychological and educational sciences have not completely neglected early research in the field of morality testing, European contributions to the measurement of ethical judgement and moral feeling have not received much historical attention. In this paper, two principal, experimental paradigms that emerged in early…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Classification, Foreign Countries, Legal Responsibility
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van Drenth, Annemieke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
In the wake of developments in France and the United States where early psychiatrists such as Pinel, Esquirol, Belhomme and Seguin advocated "moral treatment" of the insane and classified"idiots" and "imbeciles" as incurable though educable, the Revd C. E. Van Koetsveld initiated his "School for Idiots" in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Physicians, Family Characteristics