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Stover, Sue – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Geographically isolated in the south-west Pacific but intellectually and culturally connected to Western Europe, Aotearoa New Zealand's early childhood education sector is a unique mix of influences. The imprint of progressive education is evident in a legacy of "free play" programmes, yet its national curriculum is built on the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Play, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders
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Bilgi, Sabiha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the cultural construction of the school in Turkey in relation to the construction of Turkish nation-ness. By looking at how the modern school was fit together with a network of interrelated discourses available in early twentieth-century Turkey, the article investigates the ways in which the school became an object of thought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Social Change, Social Development
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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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Slavkin, Michael Lawrence – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The successful introduction of formalised anti-Judaic policies in mid-1930s Germany was one of the steps toward the extermination of European Jewry through the implementation of the Final Solution. The current paper seeks to examine the role of social institutions, particularly educational systems within the greater German community, as agents of…
Descriptors: European History, Foreign Countries, Death, Jews
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Rodriguez, Miguel Somoza – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
From 1952 onwards, following the approval of the "Second Five-year Plan," a series of profound changes took place in the Argentinean national curriculum and in its schoolbooks. Some authors have pointed out that such changes implied the use of the educational system as an "agency for indoctrination." Other authors have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, National Curriculum, Democracy