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Mooney, Christopher – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Gives a detailed examination of classical education in New South Wales prior to 1850. Describes how the emphasis on teaching the classical tradition, prevalent in British educational institutions, ensured its presence in the new colonial schools, but not with the same priority due to the need for more utilitarian subjects. (DSK)
Descriptors: Classical Literature, Colonialism, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Kantasalmi, Kari; Hake, Barry J. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Offers a critical reinterpretation of the development of Finnish popular adult education from 1890 to 1939, a period marked by great turbulence. Breaks with traditional analyses by presenting a sociohistorical contextualization of the conceptual relations expressed in ideological discourses and cultural practices associated with popular adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Cultural Influences, Educational History
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Chessum, Lorna – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Recounts some experiences of African-Caribbean children in Leicester (England) schools in the 1960s and 1970s. Argues that these can be understood in relation to cultural attitudes and the policies of the Local Education Authority, which were, in turn, related to government policies of the time. (DSK)
Descriptors: Blacks, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Parker, David – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Examines the first 30 years of school medical services in one English local education authority against the background of social and educational legislation, the first world war, political and economic uncertainties of the interwar decades, and changing public opinion. Details the rise in importance of school medical officers in this period. (DSK)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Elementary Education
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Hull, James P. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Uses the textbook, "The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper," as a case study of technical education in a process industry during the post-World War I period. Illustrates how codification of knowledge about industrial processes served the hegemony of university-trained scientists, the leaders and beneficiaries of this new period of industrial…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, North American History