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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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Zounek, Jirí; Šimáne, Michal; Knotová, Dana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This study focuses on the everyday operation of primary schools in Czechoslovakia during the so-called Prague Spring and the subsequent communist political clampdown after the invasion by the Warsaw Pact forces. The authors focus primarily on the experiences of teachers, how events in this complex period affected their professional lives, and how…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Social Change, Social Systems, Educational History
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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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Heinze, Carsten; Straube-Heinze, Kristin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article pursues the question of what the significance was of the discursive construction of heroism for the National Socialist indoctrination of children in the context of communication processes at school. In particular, it is about ideological-educational intentions pursued in the context of teaching early readers as well as about topical…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational History, Ideology, Reading Materials
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Mellink, Bram – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In the Netherlands of the late nineteenth century, primary education became one of the central issues in relation to raising political awareness and mobilising previously quiescent Dutch citizens. Protestants and Catholics alike claimed that Dutch public education left insufficient space for religious education and teamed up to struggle for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Parochial Schools
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Fitchett, Paul G.; Russell, William Benedict – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The New Social Studies movement was an effort by social scientists to reform US social studies/history curriculum at all levels during the 1960s and early 1970s. In the end, more than 50 different projects attempting to revitalise social studies were developed. Many of the projects focused on inquiry-based teaching practices and curriculum.…
Descriptors: Social Scientists, Social Studies, Units of Study, Anthropology
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Berrio, Julio Ruiz; Rabazas, Teresa; Ramos, Sara – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
The influence of the New Education Movement in Spain throughout the twentieth century is examined here because the reception of the educational ideas and the teaching practices of an avant-garde international movement are of inherent interest in the history of education. Among the many routes such an introduction might take, the authors will look…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teacher Education, Educational Practices
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
We teach them the craft of word-spinning. The damage is done, we should be teaching them the art of seeing. (Frank Pick) In 1937 the Council for Art and Industry sponsored a national exhibition in London of materials "for use in connection with teaching in elementary schools." Local Education Authorities were encouraged to send…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Aesthetic Education