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Rudolph, Sophie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
The 1960s in Australia was a politically turbulent time with assimilation policies being questioned by moves in various spheres, including education, to address inequality. The late 1960s also saw the emergence of activist responses to racism as well as the groundbreaking 1967 Referendum, which called for the alteration of two clauses within the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Educationally Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Hasan, Md. Mahmudul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Given that social constructions and deeply embedded cultural misapprehensions about gender, together with conventional views of female intellectual ability, denied women entry into institutional education, Wollstonecraft and Rokeya mounted a literary campaign to promote female education in their respective societies. They argued that female…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
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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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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
In the second half of the eighteenth century, an enlightened reformist spirit spread among Hamburg's bourgeois upper classes. This was exemplified by the activities of the "Gesellschaft zur Beforderung der Kunste und nutzlichen Gewerbe" ("Society for the Promotion of the Arts and Useful Trades") founded in 1765 as well as by a…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Work Ethic
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Karpinski, Carol F. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
When H. Councill Trenholm wrote that "we have a long way to go", he fully understood the barriers that African-Americans faced in securing educational equity in the twentieth century, particularly in the segregated South. He also was keenly aware of the importance of education to community development, human development, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Higher Education, Equal Education, Teacher Associations
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Watts, Ruth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article discusses the effects of imperialism on British (or chiefly English) social life and education in the nineteenth century rather than examining the effects on the colonised as is usually done. It is shown that the nineteenth century was infused with different visual and written images which helped develop attitudes and ideas which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Indigenous Populations, Group Dynamics
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O'Donoghue, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper focuses on the history of relations between colonialism, schooling and social change in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Ireland, countries that were once part of the British Empire. It indicates that responses to schooling ranged from acceptance and tolerance, to modification and rejection, depending on the country, the issue, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational Practices, Social Change
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Proctor, Helen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
Central to the assembling of the New South Wales public education system in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the setting of borders and boundaries between different categories of students. These boundaries were particularly decisive in the institution of the public high school, where entry and progress were regulated by tests…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Single Sex Schools, Social Class
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Bjarnadottir, Kristin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Iceland was under Danish rule. It was isolated in the middle of the North Atlantic, enjoying only little cultural exchange with other countries. A strong tradition of literacy and nurturing of literature flourished there, while knowledge in mathematics, natural sciences and technical matters was mainly…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics, Educational History, Educational Change