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Bosche, Anne – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The present article investigates what consequences for educational policy and/or educational administration were drawn from the upheavals of the 1960s and 1970s. A popular diagnosis in political science is that political decision-makers were pushed into a "reactive" role. In the context of a general "planning euphoria", and an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, German, Educational History
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Scholz, Joachim; Berdelmann, Kathrin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The outbreak of the First World War had a powerful impact on German schools. Undoubtedly, schools were institutions of socialisation that did offer support to the war. Indeed, research has shown that a specific "war pedagogy" made an aggressive propaganda possible in the classroom. This research usually emphasises the enthusiasm for war…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Educational History, Socialization
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Greveling, Linda; Amsing, Hilda T. A.; Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the Netherlands, crossing borders to study comprehensive schools was an important strategy in the 1970s, a decisive period for the start and the end of the innovation. According to policy-borrowing theory, actors that engage in debating educational issues are framing foreign examples of comprehensive schooling to convince their audiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, International Education, Educational Innovation
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Viegas Bras, Jose; Leal Goncalves, Maria – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
With this article we intend to fill a large gap that exists in the field of educational research--examining the history of teaching. We chose a critical historical moment that initiated the great labour transformation in the exercise of the teaching profession. In this context, we investigated the pedagogical benefits introduced by the Portuguese…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Reflection, Educational Research, Problem Solving
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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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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This paper analyses the science of education that was formed in Ontario between the years 1910 and 1934. It is substantiated through the use of archival material such as curriculum documents, statutes, annual reports, the published proceedings of the Ontario Educational Association (OEA) and a close reading of the "Science of Education"…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Teaching Methods
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Jarning, Harald – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In Norway "Pedagogikk" was institutionalised as an academic field of knowledge in the first part of the twentieth century. As a professional field of knowledge, however, pedagogy developed gradually from the 1840s, mainly through rurally based teacher seminars. In this article, relations between the progressive movement and the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Folk Schools, Educational Research, Educational Change
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Lawn, Martin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
Established in the late 1920s, the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE) was a highly significant and influential institute for educational research, in both the scope and the methodology of its work, in Scotland and abroad. It was one of the first of a new kind of institution; it signalled the rise of specialized research institutes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Change, Networks
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Brehony, Kevin J. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
This article examines the role played by the conferences of the New Education Fellowship (NEF) in the emerging disciplinary field of the sciences of education between the two world wars. The NEF was a movement connecting lay enthusiasts for educational reform with major figures in the developing disciplines of psychology and education, such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Educational Change, Conferences