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Katsakioris, Constantin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
From the independence of Ghana in 1957 to the ouster of the socialist President Kwame Nkrumah in 1966 more than 600 Ghanaians studied at universities and professional-technical schools in the Soviet Union. For both Ghana and the USSR these students were expected to become the socialist-minded elite that would build up postcolonial Ghana and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Educational History, College Students
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Freeman, Mark – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2020
This article -- the first part of a two-part contribution -- considers the current and past state of research on the history of adult education in Britain. Although there has been a broadening of interest among historians of adult education, the field remains to an extent in the shadow of the "Great Tradition" of liberal education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Historiography, Working Class
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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
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Oelsner, Veronica – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article focuses on the reforms in the field of vocational education, as well as on representations related to work, in Argentina during Peron's political leadership. In the framework of far-reaching economic reforms and social transformations, while in the position of secretary of labour (1943-1945) Peron started a vocational education…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Educational History
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Kiprianos, Pandelis – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
From 1870 until the outbreak of the Second World War there were various attempts at educational reform in Greece, one of the most significant being the intention to establish a national technical-vocational education. The aim of this study is to examine why such a reform was deemed necessary and yet failed to be implemented. The first part…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educational History
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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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Rogers, Rebecca Elizabeth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article focuses on the first school for indigenous girls in Algeria that opened in Algiers in 1845. The founder, Eugenie Luce, taught girls the rudiments--French language and grammar, reading, arithmetic, and Arabic, while the afternoon hours were devoted to sewing. This early focus on teaching French in order to achieve the "fusion of…
Descriptors: Females, Vocational Education, Arabs, Workshops
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Pineau, Pablo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
One of the major changes introduced into the educational system by the first Peronist governments (1944-1955) was the organization of a course of technical education under state supervision. There has been a strong historiographical debate about the creation of the National Commission for Vocational Education and Orientation. Some have stressed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Working Class, Secondary Education