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Räisänen, Mirka – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Finnish school teachers are unlike their colleagues in many countries, for their ethos and skills have traditionally formed the basis for a profession which has been very loyal to the state and to the changing educational ideologies of the government. Critical historical periods of wars and social revolutions have, however, produced--to a small…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Associations, Educational History, Secondary School Teachers
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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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Stewart, John – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
British child guidance was a form of psychiatric, preventive medicine for children and young people and centred, at least in principle, on specialist clinics led by psychiatrists. From small beginnings in the aftermath of the First World War, child guidance expanded steadily, in terms of both numbers of patients and numbers of clinics, and came to…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Preventive Medicine, Parent Child Relationship, Adjustment (to Environment)
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De Coster, Tom; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
The founding of "alternative" schools, mainly by parents or other individuals, has made New Education in Flanders tangible today for the general public. In this article, the authors set out to study the knowledge of the "emancipatory" starting points of the post-1968 movements and "alternative" schools in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Political Attitudes, Educational Change