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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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Giudici, Anja; Grizelj, Sandra – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
By the end of the nineteenth century, the relationship between the state, language and schooling had become extremely close: a state was supposed to be "national," and a real nation was supposed to be monolingual. Following the literature on nation-building, it is because schooling was charged with the task of forming such nations that…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Kowalczyk, Jamie A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores the appearance of new teacher roles within the Italian education discourse, in particular focusing on official and scholarly texts from 1990 to 2015. During the second half of this period, the conceptual borders of two distinct roles, the intercultural teacher and the cultural mediator, begin to blur so that all teachers are…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Role, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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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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Halvorsen, Anne-Lise; Mirel, Jeffrey E. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In the World War II era, many United States educators recognised that the claims of racial superiority underlying German anti-Semitism and Japanese imperialism challenged the fundamental democratic idea of human equality that is the bedrock of US political ideals. At the same time, these educators realised the importance of national social…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Race, War, Multicultural Education
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Using a transnational framework, this paper focuses on four graduates of Gipsy Hill Training College (GHTC) for nursery school teachers in London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-twentieth century. Firstly, I explore GHTC's progressive ideals and highlight ways in which its principal, Lillian de Lissa, encouraged students to "think…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Females, Nursery Schools
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Mogarro, Maria Joao; Martinez, Silvia Alicia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, the cultural panorama in Portugal was largely dominated by education issues. The awareness of the weaknesses of the Portuguese education system was now based on a growing interest in statistics, which allowed the reinforcement of arguments regarding the country's backwardness and the need to…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Cultural Pluralism
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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
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White, Margaret – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
Within the discourse of the New Education Fellowship (NEF) in Australia in the mid-twentieth century, active engagement in creative recreation and discussion of social and political issues was highly valued. Members were exhorted to traverse personal boundaries by participating in practical and creative arts. In this discourse, NEF Creative Arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Political Issues, Summer Schools