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Arce Hai, Alessandra; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – History of Education, 2016
In this article the authors attempt to understand and apprehend the dynamic transnational movement of the appropriation of Ovide Decroly's ideas and its "flight to Brazilian lands." They work with the assumption that Decroly's ideas, entangled in different levels, are articulating and interacting with the Brazilian cultural and…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
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Vanobbergen, Bruno; Simon, Frank – History of Education, 2011
At the end of the nineteenth century Aime Bogaerts, a Socialist primary school teacher at a Ghent municipal school and from 1901 on the chief editor of the Socialist newspaper "Vooruit", began a new educational initiative: "the children of the popular classes from Ghent" ("De Gentsche Volkskinderen"). Children from…
Descriptors: Children, Early Adolescents, Working Class, Acting
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Herman, Frederik; Van Gorp, Angelo; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – History of Education, 2011
In the authors' aim to go beyond the "silent" school desk they returned to sources such as public contracts, photographs, advertising leaflets and (the often neglected) patents kept in the municipal archives of Brussels. In this article, they focus on the first half of the twentieth century and two phases of the "life-cycle" of…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Publicity, Intellectual Property, Furniture
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Hai, Alessandra Arce; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article seeks to analyse, comprehend and apprehend the appropriation processes of Ovide Decroly's ideas in Brazil through the translation of his books and that of Amélie Hamaïde into Portuguese. The article discusses the following questions. Why did Brazilian intellectuals and teachers need to import Decroly's ideas to be applied in Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Books, Translation, Educational History
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Vanobbergen, Bruno; Grosvenor, Ian; Simon, Frank – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In this article we will contribute to the contemporary theoretical debate about film by considering, from a history-of-education perspective, the film "Zéro de conduite" by Jean Vigo (1905--1934). This film is classified under the umbrella of "poetic realism": a product of "cinéma de gauche" and an avant-gardist,…
Descriptors: Films, Educational History, Biographies, Audience Response
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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
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Devlieger, Patrick; Grosvenor, Ian; Simon, Frank; Van Hove, Geert; Vanobbergen, Bruno – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
In recent years there has been a growth in interdisciplinary work which has argued that disability is not an isolated, individual medical pathology but instead a key defining social category like "race", class and gender. Seen in this way disability provides researchers with another analytic tool for exploring the nature of power. Running almost…
Descriptors: Photography, Educational History, Workshops, Disabilities
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Van Gorp, Angelo; Depaepe, Marc; Simon, Frank – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2004
The works of the Belgian neurologist and educationist Ovide Decroly (1871-1932) extended over the medical and pedagogical fields as well as both the practical-professional and the theoretical-disciplinary fields. For this reason, Decroly seemed to be a suitable starting point for a contribution to the problem outlined by Hofstetter and Schneuwly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizations (Groups), Sciences, Intellectual Disciplines
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Simon, Frank; Van Damme, Dirk – History of Education, 1993
Describes the role of Francois Laurent in shaping the educational system of Ghent (Belgium), an early industrialized city, during the late 1800s. Discusses the social and educational issues that resulted from industrialization, the creation of a working class, and the needs of working class children. (CFR)
Descriptors: Church Role, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education