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Açikgöz, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The late Ottoman education policy implemented curriculum reforms adding science courses reduced to school children level. The modern science was popularised by supplementing public education with the new courses. Textbooks with illustrations efficiently introduced children to European material improvements and icons of progress. Between the years…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Reyniers, Nele; Verstraete, Pieter; Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah; Kelchtermans, Geert – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Following recent studies that have mapped history of education research practices, this article aims to map contemporary history of education teaching practices. Drawing on data from interviews with history of education university lecturers and a global digital survey, we explore the rationale behind teaching practices and teaching beliefs in…
Descriptors: Educational History, History Instruction, Educational Practices, Teacher Attitudes
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Luckey, Eric – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article reexamines the intellectual history of the first public kindergartens, established in St Louis, Missouri, by William Torrey Harris and Elizabeth Blow in 1873. This piece argues that historians have overlooked a critical influence on the establishment of the first public kindergartens; namely, Harris and Blow's conviction that…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Public Schools, Educational History, Educational Change
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Götz, Georg – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This paper focuses on the development of history teaching in West Germany from the 1970s onwards. When in the early 1970s the relevance of history -- both as an academic discipline and as a school subject -- was challenged, this led to fierce debates as a multitude of new concepts were being developed. One of these was Annette Kuhn's revolutionary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Conflict, Academic Discourse
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Friedman, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article aims to present the transformations as well as the decline of the Froebelian occupation of paper folding that took place in Great Britain between 1851 and the 1920s. Froebel's original intention was to transmit implicit mathematical knowledge to be learnt by means of folding several shapes. In contrast to his account of paper folding,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Paper (Material), Incidental Learning
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Harford, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Examining the historiography of women's education, the issue which dominates is understandably that of access. Access, or lack thereof, is a transnational construct which forms an over-arching framework through which the issue of historical gender equality in higher education can be interpreted and interrogated. Each of the seminal texts which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, College Admission, Teacher Associations
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Miquel Lara, Avelina; Sureda Garcia, Bernat; Comas Rubí, Francisca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
During the Second Republic of Spain (1931-1939) and within the framework of ambitious social reform, the government of the "Generalitat" of Catalonia launched a social and educational assistance system. This new system would be independent, modern, and capable of surpassing the traditional welfare system based on religious charity that…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Welfare Services
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Noel, Rebecca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
European physicians long worried that the scholarly life was harmful to health. Neurological and digestive problems flowed from sedentary, seated lives. In the late eighteenth century, when the Enlightenment began spreading education to more people, educators inspired by Rousseau's "Emile" such as Johann Guts Muths, Friedrich Jahn,…
Descriptors: Physicians, Physical Health, Physical Activity Level, Exercise
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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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alSamara, Kinda – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The beginning of modern Arab education coincided with the Arab Awakening in the nineteenth century. The modern educational system witnessed its most important developments in the Arab world, as shown by the case of Egypt, under the Ottoman Empire. Examining a new model of education as shown in the literary sources of the Arab Awakening, one finds…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Arabs, Models
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Hoare, Lottie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines John Newsom's contributions to non-fiction BBC radio and television coverage of education, poverty, and social disadvantage from 1934 to 1971. The correspondence and scripts concerning his BBC broadcasts for a domestic UK-based audience and an overseas audience are used as source material. Newsom is well known among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Radio, Television, Educational History
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Magalhães, Justino – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This text focuses on municipalities from an educational and cultural perspective. Over the last 200 years, municipalities have played a fundamental role in the creation of guiding principles and educational norms and conventions. They have participated in the supply and universalisation of schooling and have contributed to integrating the public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Municipalities, Educational History, World History
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Couchez, Elke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper looks at the educational project of Belgium's acclaimed socialist and modernist architect Renaat Braem (1910-2001). While Braem is foremost remembered as a militant opinion maker, his work as an educator and an artist has received little scrutiny. When Braem was appointed interim director at the Antwerp National Higher Institute for…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Buildings, Architectural Education, Urban Planning
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Brass, Jory – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This study draws from histories of "educationalisation" and neo-Foucaultian histories of English teaching in an archival analysis that revisits landmark pedagogical texts that coincided with the rapid expansion of the school subject English in between the 1894 Report of the Committee of Ten and 1918 Cardinal Principles of Secondary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Problems, Self Determination, English Instruction
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Stover, Sue – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Geographically isolated in the south-west Pacific but intellectually and culturally connected to Western Europe, Aotearoa New Zealand's early childhood education sector is a unique mix of influences. The imprint of progressive education is evident in a legacy of "free play" programmes, yet its national curriculum is built on the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Play, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders
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