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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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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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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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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article explores the European dimension of a collaborative approach to school design through the lives and relationships of a group of key individuals who in England set about transforming school in the post-war era. The philosophy and practice of this group of architects, educators, designers and policy makers, who regarded the school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities Design, Cooperation, Educational History
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Allender, Tim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper contributes to the special issue by offering a new framework in time periods that demonstrates the changing nature of the intellectual transfer to and from colonial India and to posit the imperatives that drove these changes. It shows that the nature of educational exchange in India was transformed in elemental ways during the colonial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational Experiments, Nationalism
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Omolewa, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This study attempts to draw attention to the hitherto neglected, but important, subject of how the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as a network and promoter of other networks, has sought to foster the spirit of cooperation, understanding and partnership among its various Member States through…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Conferences, Workshops, Seminars