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Kudlácová, Blanka; Šebová, Nikola – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The aim of the paper is to point out a specific segment of education of children in Slovakia in the period of Socialism (1948-1989) through the example of confessional education of children in the environment of the secret Church. After the Second World War, a significant turnover in education occurred in Czechoslovakia under the impact of Soviet…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Churches, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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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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Sneath, Robyn – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In 1874, 6000 Old Colony Mennonites, an ethno-religious minority sect, immigrated to the Canadian prairies from Russia, after negotiating a charter of privileges with the federal government. Chief among these freedoms was the right to educate their children without government interference. Between 1890 and 1922, tensions mounted between the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Religious Cultural Groups, Educational Legislation, Minority Groups
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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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Palmer, Amy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Joseph King (1860-1943), known as the "Mad Hatter" because of his appearance and eccentric manner, was a man who cared very much about education in a wide range of arenas. He was a founder of Mansfield House University Settlement in London and of the peasant arts movement, both philanthropic organisations which aimed to improve the lot…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Personality, Politics of Education
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Ku, Hsiao-Yuh – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
R.H. Tawney (1880-1962), a leading English economic historian and prominent socialist, was vigorously involved in educational reconstruction during the Second World War. For Tawney, the war was a war for social democracy. His ideals of social democracy formed a basis for his case for Public (independent) School reform and free secondary education…
Descriptors: Democracy, War, Educational History, Educational Change
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Parker, Stephen G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
As part of its stated mission to Christianise Britain, from its earliest years the BBC broadcast religious programmes intended for a child audience. Directed at sites domestic and educational, these broadcasts constituted a means of the mediatisation of religion for children. This paper explores the work of the pioneer children's religious…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Radio, Educational History
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Vinovskis, Maris A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Early American historians provided the public and policy-makers with information about US history that provided both entertainment and policy suggestions. As American historians became more professionalised in the early twentieth century, they concentrated more on their own scholarly concerns and less on policy-relevant writings. In recent…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational History, United States History, Historians
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Smaller, Harry – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
A number of education researchers, both in Europe and in North America, have claimed that classroom teachers in state schooling systems have suffered from a process of "de-professionalisation" and/or "de-skilling" over recent decades. This paper argues that these claims are problematic, on at least two grounds. First, for…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Professional Autonomy, Educational History, Public School Teachers
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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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Silveira, Rene Trentin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
The aim of this article is to analyse and show in detail the influence of the National Security and Development Doctrine, the main ideological prop of the 1964 civilian-military coup, on the education policy implemented by the regime. Special attention is given to the MEC-USAID agreements, the setting up of the Meira Matos Commission and the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, National Security, Ideology
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Bakker, Nelleke; Amsing, Hilda T. A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Between the 1940s and 1960s across Western Europe a spirit of reform along comprehensive lines manifested itself in secondary education, aiming at a reduction of the existing social inequality of educational chances. These reforms are said to be rooted in new policies and in new approaches in educational studies. This article explores the…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Research, Secondary Education, At Risk Students
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Palmer, Amy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
Prior to the outbreak of the Second World War, successive presidents and officials at the Board of Education made it clear that they believed there were three types of children in Britain--those who needed nursery schools to rescue them from degradation, those for whom a less expensive nursery class would do the job adequately and those who would…
Descriptors: Nursery Schools, School Districts, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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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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Herrera, Martha Cecilia; Diaz, Alexis V. Pinilla; Suaza, Luz Marina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
A review of how the history of education in Colombia has been analyzed shows that the privileged sources for this task have been educational policies and legislation, along with the ideas and the works of teachers and masters, official statistics on coverage and growth of the educational system, as well as the school texts from the different areas…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Sciences, School Culture, Catholics
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