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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article considers the theoretical argument of anthropologist Tim Ingold, that the denial and subsequent encasement of bare feet in footwear was a critical characteristic of the development of modern societies, in exploring three aspects of feet, footwork, and footwear in the history of the modern school. First, the material conditions of feet…
Descriptors: Human Body, Clothing, Social Change, Educational Development
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Forsyth, Hannah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The history of universities in the twentieth century is, at least from the perspective of growth, a massive success. Australian higher education is no exception. Prior to the Second World War, Australia had six universities and approximately 10,500 students. Now there are in excess of one million students attending 39 institutions. In each phase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Development, Educational Trends
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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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Van Ruyskensvelde, Sarah – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the past few years, worries about decreasing jobs or even the possible disappearance of the history of education as a field of study have frequently surfaced. Hence, the question arises as to whether the history of education, as a field of study, has a future--or is it, as many authors have remarked, in danger? This article starts from the idea…
Descriptors: Humanities, Humanities Instruction, Electronic Learning, Educational History
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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article takes as its inspiration Ian Grosvenor's conjectural essay presented for the symposium "Historiography of the Future: Looking Back to the Future" held at the International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE) 33 in July 2011 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. It contributes to a sensory history of schooling by…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Sanitation, Medical Education, Epistemology
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Bilgi, Sabiha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the cultural construction of the school in Turkey in relation to the construction of Turkish nation-ness. By looking at how the modern school was fit together with a network of interrelated discourses available in early twentieth-century Turkey, the article investigates the ways in which the school became an object of thought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Social Change, Social Development
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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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Otero-Urtaza, Eugenio – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This paper describes the journey through France, Switzerland, Austria-Hungary, Germany and Belgium that was undertaken in August and September 1882 by Manuel Bartolome Cossio, the foremost Spanish educationist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in order to examine European education museums and schools with a view to preparing…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Museums, Foreign Countries, Diaries
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Carolino, Luis Miguel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article offers a comparative analysis of the educational model implemented at the Lisbon Polytechnic School, an institution created in 1837, after the Portuguese Liberal Revolution (1820), and those developed at the higher military academies of the eighteenth century. It argues that, despite serving a substantially different political regime,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Technical Education
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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Following the end of World War I, the Ontario Department of Education initiated a series of reforms aimed at both elementary and secondary schooling. This article examines the reforms that were made to elementary school curriculum and pedagogy. These were initiated within the context of a call for a general reconstruction of education and society…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Educational Change, Human Capital
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Ment, David M. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In a significant 1925 essay, "Western Education in Moslem Lands", Paul Monroe addressed the emerging cultural and political forces faced by American educators in the Middle East. Monroe was widely recognised at the time as editor of the Cyclopedia of Education and director of the International Institute of Teachers College, Columbia…
Descriptors: Muslims, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Role
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Dussel, Ines – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
International exhibitions provide a good arena in which to study the circulation and transfer of educational ideas and practices in the second half of the nineteenth century. Structured around themes of industry, progress, and civilisation, and defined as ephemeral museums of the new world of commodities for the consumption of the masses, they…
Descriptors: Museums, Exhibits, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
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Ossenbach, Gabriela; Martinez Boom, Alberto – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
The rise during the 1950s of a discourse centred on "development," together with the elaboration of the concept of "human capital," led to an altogether new paradigm of economic modernisation. The expansion of education and professional training was now viewed as a key strategy for those countries wishing to join the developed…
Descriptors: Expertise, Human Capital, Professional Training, Educational Planning
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Baeza Ruz, Andres – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article analyses the establishment of the "Instituto Nacional de Chile" between 1810 and 1830 as a crucial element of a political and cultural project advanced from an enlightened and republican elite. Its early inception in 1813 resulted from the necessity of consolidating a republican order, as shown by the different projects…
Descriptors: Catholics, Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Educational History
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Rowe, Steven E. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This essay examines the formation, operation, and social effects of adult education classes in France during the nineteenth century. These classes were created and operated prior to the formation of France's national education system and were part of the expansion of primary schooling for the working class, or more generally for "the…
Descriptors: Working Class, Elementary Education, Adult Education, Social Stratification
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