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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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Zhou, Ying – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
The nature of the New Policies in China (1901-1911) has been hotly debated for decades. While scholars doubt the sincerity of the Qing government in their pursuit of constitutional reform, there is a general agreement on the high quality of their educational reform. Some even consider their educational innovations as "genuine reform" but…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Political Attitudes, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Southwell, Myriam – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
The 1920s decade was extremely rich in terms of processes and problems of singular relevance and was also a prolific decade in terms of debates and generation of new proposals. The social climate of the postwar period put into crisis the most rationalist precepts installed by nineteenth-century liberalism and favoured the inclusion of forms of…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Educational History
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Silva Rabelo, Rafaela – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
In 1943, a report sent to the executive board of the New Education Fellowship (NEF) informed the board that, during a trip to South America in 1942, Carleton Washburne had formed sections in Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay, and Brazil on the NEF's behalf. In some publications, Washburne mentions that it was a study trip commissioned by the US…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, International Relations
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Tarradellas, Anton – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
At the time of African independence, the concept of higher education for development took hold in the programmes of the new African governments and in the aid projects of the former colonial powers, the United States, the USSR, and international organisations. All agreed on the need to place higher education at the service of Africa's development…
Descriptors: Educational History, Advantaged, Higher Education, Foreign Policy
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Walsh, Brendan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
This article employs five teacher autobiographies in an attempt to examine their contribution to the history of teaching in Ireland. The article argues that such autobiographies provide significant insights into the history of the classroom and often represent subversive and disruptive narratives. As such they represent a valuable but overlooked…
Descriptors: Educational History, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Autobiographies
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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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Yoon, Jong-Pil – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article aims to offer both an overview of the key issues and controversial policy decisions that defined history education in Korea for the past 10 years and a critical analysis of the actions taken by, and claims exchanged between, the advocates of New Right thinking and their opponents during this period. In doing so, it will point out the…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Decision Making
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Beadie, Nancy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The economic and environmental significance of school land policy in the United States has yet to be imagined, let alone systematically studied, by scholars. Although the fact that Congress allocated shares of public lands to the support of schools beginning in the 1780s is well known, historians have not adequately assessed the impacts of that…
Descriptors: Land Use, Educational History, Public Policy, Natural Resources
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Kimourtzis, Panagiotis; Sigountou, Vicky – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
The first women in Greek academia appeared during the period in question (1922-1967) and entered the ivory tower by overcoming difficult conditions and circumstances, often with many restrictions and setbacks. This essay focuses on the School of Physics and Mathematics of the University of Athens, documents quantitative and qualitative data on the…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Physics, Science Instruction, Educational 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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Gomez Rodriguez, Amparo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article explores the political, religious, and ideological backdrop to psychology and pedagogy under Franco's dictatorship. To this end, it analyses the important research carried out between 1940 and 1944 by the psychologist and pedagogue José J. Jover y Piquer into the intelligence, mentality, and moral judgement of a large number of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Teaching Methods, Ideology, Criticism
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Yazici, Fatih; Yildirim, Tercan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Nation-states needed various ideological apparatuses when they wanted to eliminate traditional loyalties to the pre-modern era and establish a new superordinate identity. As frequently emphasised in conceptual discussions, two elements among these ideological apparatuses come to the fore: historiography and education. While social values that…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Nationalism, Historiography, Foreign Countries
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Karabekmez, Meryem – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This study demonstrates how the cultural role of Ottoman women began to change during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as well as considering emerging conflicts due to their altering roles in society as they were educated in the "Darulmuallimat" (teachers' college for women) and acquired social positions as woman instructors. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Women Faculty, Sex Role, Teacher Education
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Fernández-Soria, Juan Manuel – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article focuses on the Workers' Institutes (WI), one of the most important educational initiatives undertaken by the Spanish Republic during the Civil War (1936-1939). After framing their creation within the context of European trends in higher education for the working classes and within the Spanish socio-political context, this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Higher Education, Adult Education
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