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Li, Kaiyi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
In 1932, with the help of the League of Nations, the Chinese government sent an educational mission consisting of five scholars to Europe, in order to investigate education in different countries as reference points for ongoing Chinese educational reform. This article argues that educators in the mission used foreign examples to support their…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Educational Change
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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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Pilatowicz, Józef; Maksymiuk, Katarzyna – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The new model of Polish education was designed by the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (KEN). The Commission, established in 1773, was the first ministry of education in Europe. It dealt not only with problems related to the learning-teaching process, but also promoted scientific development. The present analysis is an attempt at examining the process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Models
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Ito, Toshiko – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
"Heimat" -oriented education (local-oriented education) flourished in Imperial Japan of the 1930s, inspired by "Heimatkunde" (local studies) in Germany's elementary schools. This paper explores the rhetoric which naturalised the shift from love of "Heimat" to love of nation in "Heimat"-oriented education in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Self Concept, Nationalism, Foreign Countries
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Laffage-Cosnier, Sébastien; Hugedet, Willy; Vivier, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
In 1950 in France, Dr Max Fourestier introduced the concept of dividing the school day into two parts. In the morning, students followed activities that were intellectual and classroom-oriented, and in the afternoon, they had physical education classes. This programme was implemented in Gambetta Elementary School in Vanves, a city on the outskirts…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Outdoor Education, School Schedules, Educational Change
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Salvarani, Luana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
Martin Luther's reflections on education and schooling are summarised in two short texts (Wittenberg, 1524 and 1530) addressed respectively to the municipal authorities and to parents. Nevertheless, the subject of education permeates his whole work, emerging in several other treatises and commentaries. His passionate eloquence refers often to…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Municipalities, Christianity
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Gerster, Daniel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The article explores how different concepts of "nature" were applied in secondary education in Germany around 1900 by examining the discussions on and practices in particular boarding schools. It will first scrutinise Enlightenment debates on "human nature" and how they were perceived in German secondary education in general…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Secondary Education, Boarding Schools, Criticism
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Yu, Shujuan; Sun, Yi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The thought on nature education plays an important role in both Eastern and Western history of educational thoughts. However, the rich thought on nature education in Pre-Qin Taoism in China was little-known in Western academia. Chuang Tzu was the co-founder and one of the main representative figures of Pre-Qin Taoism philosophy and nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Resources, Asian Culture, Asian History
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Giudici, Anja; Ruoss, Thomas – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
Despite its image as an antifascist stronghold, interwar-Switzerland hosted several fascist movements. So far, research has not remarked upon the extraordinarily strong involvement of educators in these groups. Exploiting Switzerland's particular situation in this period, this paper aims to shed new light on the relationship between authoritarian…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Educational History, Power Structure, Political Influences
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Oelkers, Jürgen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The article will discuss some central relations between political authoritarianism and right-wing education in the interwar period. Then it is asked why these concepts and powers are renewed in today' s politics and education. And in the end it shows what research gaps exist and how the articles of this special issue could fill them.
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Educational History, Political Attitudes, War
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Rabazas Romero, Teresa; Ramos Zamora, Sara; Sanz Simón, Carlos – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the framework of European educational convergence, university teaching must respond to the new challenges posed by the European System of Transfer Credits (ECTS) while encouraging improvement and innovation in didactical aspects of formation. In Spain, the field of the History of Education has assumed an active role in the advancement of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Instructional Innovation, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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Fernandez, Sandra Rita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the early 1940s Olga Cossettini, an Argentine teacher, received missives from several representatives of the cultural and educational world of the Americas. The event that allowed Cossettini's international relevance was the school artwork exhibition that took place in November 1939 in the Castagnino museum in the city of Rosario (Argentina).…
Descriptors: Educational History, Art, Exhibits, Museums
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Nishida, Yukiyo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study examines how origami has been implemented, practised, and developed in the early childhood education of Japan over the past 140 years. Historically speaking, paper-folding has been part of Japanese symbolic art, craft culture, and religious ceremonial artefacts since paper and paper-folding techniques were first imported from China…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Educational Philosophy, Handicrafts, Asian Culture
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Alix, Sébastien-Akira – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
At the 1900 Paris World's Fair, Frances Benjamin Johnston, one of America's first women photographers, played a key role in publicising in Europe American progressivism and emancipation in education. Through displaying photographs taken in the Washington DC public schools, she revealed to the international audience how American progressive…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Photography, Public Schools, Audiences
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Moore, Keith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study investigates the "educational borrowing" of Pestalozzi's and Fellenberg's reforms by James Bonwick, an Australian schoolmaster and inspector in the 1840s and 1850s. The article initially examines Pestalozzi's and Fellenberg's teaching methods and philosophies. Adopting a biographical approach, it then explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Inspection, Institutional Evaluation
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