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Kortekangas, Otso – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article investigates Sámi elementary education in early twentieth-century Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The main focus lies on cultural contexts that frame and limit language use. The key analytical concepts are "useful citizen" and "useful citizenship". Through these concepts the article probes the ways in which…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Minority Groups, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Batir, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In the early twentieth century many countries across the world established national student unions and sent representatives to the International Student Union. Believing this to be a fundamental need in a globalising world, the new Turkish state did not wait long before joining this union. In fact, several student associations in Turkey attended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Student Unions, National Organizations
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on the role the Dutch school for children with "learning and behavioural problems" (LOM) has played in knowledge production about learning disabilities and in the development of academic study of special education between 1949 and 1985. LOM-schooling grew rapidly during these years and attracted relatively many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Testing, Observation
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Gulczynska, Justyna – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Culture and education should be recognised as identical. Culture should affect education and education should prepare individuals and society to receive and create culture. Therefore, education has to shape young people's cultural identity. The author presents students of the Polish socialist secondary school from the period between 1945 and 1989,…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Social Systems, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Koskela, Anne; Vehkalahti, Kaisa – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article shows the importance of paying attention to the role of professional devices, such as standardised forms, as producers of normality and deviance in the history of education. Our case study focused on the standardised forms used by teachers during child guidance clinic referrals and transfers to special education in northern Finland,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Case Studies, Behavior Problems
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Kakkar, Ankur – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
As the British expanded their dominions in India, political and administrative needs made it imperative for them to acquire more information about their subjects. Hence, systematic and meticulous surveys began to be commissioned by the East India Company as it assumed charge of educating the natives. These surveys were an integral part of what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Indians, Foreign Policy
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Dishon, Gideon – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines the ascendance of team sports as tools of "character building" in British Victorian public schools in the second half of the nineteenth century. The focus of this enquiry is the commonly overlooked pedagogical innovation underlying this process--the utilisation of "organised games" as educational tools.…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Educational History, Personality, Values Education
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Hoare, Lottie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines John Newsom's contributions to non-fiction BBC radio and television coverage of education, poverty, and social disadvantage from 1934 to 1971. The correspondence and scripts concerning his BBC broadcasts for a domestic UK-based audience and an overseas audience are used as source material. Newsom is well known among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Radio, Television, Educational History
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Peng, Huan-Sheng; Chu, Jo-Ying – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The eight-year-long period from Japan's initiation of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to its unconditional surrender in 1945 forced Japan to invest its national economy and industrial and scientific technologies in the war. In addition, in the name of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, Japan initiated its assimilation and Kominka…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Acculturation, Elementary Education
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Papakosta, Konstantina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The reality of Greek education presents a dissension in relation to the global trends regarding the existence and use of a single textbook per school subject. This reality also influences the orientation of education research. Thus, the international trend to study how textbooks affect the uptake of knowledge by the student, which is followed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, History Instruction, Compulsory Education
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Huang, Hsuan-Yi – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This historical study reflects on history curriculum debates over the last 20 years in Taiwan. To open up possibilities for contemporary Taiwanese to rethink themselves in terms of national culture and subjectivity, this paper explores the construction of Taiwanese subjectivity in the past. It focuses on the history of Taiwan under Japanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Asian History, History Instruction
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Bilsel, Nilay; Dinçyürek, Özgür – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper examines how politics have shaped Turkish Cypriot educational institutions and school buildings in Cyprus, focusing on the British colonial period (1878-1960). Unlike other British colonies, Cyprus enjoyed considerable autonomy on educational matters in the early decades of British occupation. During this period education, which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Buildings, Foreign Policy, Educational History
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Dove, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Children in Georgian and Victorian times were expected to be familiar with the geography of England and Wales. This study analyses some of the resources then available which taught children this information. John Aikin's "England Delineated" is evaluated as a geographical text and then compared with less formal games and puzzles, then on…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Verstraete, Pieter – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In this article the history of silence is looked at from an educational perspective. By closely examining the way three nineteenth-century authors--who all based their educational theories on concrete experiences with persons with disabilities--have related themselves to silence, it will be argued that silence has been educationalised. Silence has…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational History, Educational Theories, Experience
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Magalhães, Justino – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This text focuses on municipalities from an educational and cultural perspective. Over the last 200 years, municipalities have played a fundamental role in the creation of guiding principles and educational norms and conventions. They have participated in the supply and universalisation of schooling and have contributed to integrating the public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Municipalities, Educational History, World History
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