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Albisetti, James C. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The long-time Prussian/German Crown Princess Victoria (1840-1901), known after her husband's death as the Empress Frederick, played an important role as patroness of and advocate for many forms of academic and vocational education for girls and women. This article examines her work for various institutions in Berlin as well as her homeland. It…
Descriptors: Females, Schools, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Gardner, Philip – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Following its late nineteenth-century emergence as an important element within federalist thinking across the British Empire, the idea of Greater Britain lost much of its political force in the years following the Boer War. The concept however continued to retain considerable residual currency in other fields of Imperial debate, including those…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Racial Identification, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Harford, Judith; O'Donoghue, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
A general lack of scholarly works on various aspects of the history of the lives of female teaching religious has recently been highlighted by Hellinckx, Depaepe and Simon. This paper, which reports a preliminary study, is offered as one contribution to addressing the deficit identified. The hope is that it will provoke further scholarship in the…
Descriptors: Oral History, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Females
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Skinner, Kate – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article takes as its starting point a strike among African trainee literacy workers in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1952. While the existing literature tends to concentrate on the tensions and contradictions in British colonial education policy, this article uses the strike to investigate how these agendas were…
Descriptors: Strikes, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
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Goodman, Joyce – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This article uses events in May 1985 surrounding the de-selection of the Conservative chair of the Wiltshire Education Committee and her role in the campaign for comprehensive education in Salisbury, England, to pose questions about the representation of women who championed causes deemed to be progressive and to raise issues about how gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Politics of Education, Educational History