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Davidson, Christopher M. – History of Education, 2008
This article charts the development of education in the lower Arabian Gulf from its traditional beginnings in the nineteenth century to the provision of more formal schooling and eventually a ministry of education following Britain's withdrawal from the region in 1971. In order to provide a better understanding of the complexities and relative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Development, Educational History
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Best, John Hardin – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Presents a history of the latest revolution in higher education, emphasizing the importance of increasing free market forces in institutional policy formation and the development of new management capabilities within academe. Discusses historiographic considerations and curriculum transitions, suggesting relevant considerations for the formation…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Fussl, Karl-Hans; Kubina, Christian – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Since the 1970s the history of educational development has become the object of scholarly research once more. Within the context of recent educational history, the postwar period has aroused particular interest in educational historiographers. The history of the educational development of Berlin in the 1950s and 1960s is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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Evans, W. Gareth – History of Education, 1990
Describes the terms and benefits of the 1889 Welsh Intermediate and Technical Act. Regards the Act as a victory for the Welsh middle class and Nonconformists because it produced a secondary school system free from Church of England influence and recognized Welsh national identity. Notes that the Act emphasized equal education for girls. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational History
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Roderick, Gordon – History of Education, 1990
Examines educational backgrounds of 253 industrialists, managers, engineers, and scientists either born or employed in South Wales between 1770 and 1914. Finds limited levels of education, especially in science and technical fields. Traces these industrialists' and scientists' efforts to promote education, highlighting work schools that were…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research
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Mason, Donald – History of Education, 1988
Examines the Newcastle Commission (England), recognizing it as "the best snapshot we have of the state of elementary education before 1870." Traces the appointment of the Commission, the in-fighting during its deliberations, the origins of its recommendations, its political links and Peelite debts, and its effective generation of payment…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Planning
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Seeks to explain why the kindergarten movement, in theory and in practice, found greater support in the United States than in Germany, the country of its origin. Concludes that this kindergarten case study shows the importance of comparative studies to our understanding of the relationship of women's status and feminist ideology to other aspects…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1988
Examines the extent to which the schooling experiences of working class girls and boys differed between 1800 and 1870. Focuses on the most apparent differences, such as access to schooling, curriculum, and standards of achievement. (GEA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Educational Development, Educational History
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Davis-Friedmann, Deborah – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews three books on education in China: "Educational and Social Change in China: The Beginnings of the Modern Era" (Borthwick, 1983), "Education and Popular Literacy in Ch'ing China" (Rawski, 1979), and "Education under Mao: Class and Competition in Canton Schools, 1960-1980" (Unger, 1982). (JDH)
Descriptors: Culture, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Hazen, Dan C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Presents a case study of a village in highland South America to show how different segments of a society view literacy education. Topics discussed include collapse of traditional society as a result of education, values, changing economic and social conditions, the school role in creating an active citizenry, and school drop-out rates. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
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Kavanagh, Gaynor – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1988
Examines how the First World War prompted British museums to change their educational functions. Discusses museums in pre-war Britain, wartime exhibitions and educational activities, the outcome of the war experience, and First World War's implications for education in museums. (GEA)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
Karp, Alan, Ed. – History of Higher Education Annual, 1982
Five articles on historical developments in higher education are presented. In "Oxford Dons and Professional Men in Victorian England," Arthur Engel discusses how 19th century Oxford dons sought to make university teaching into a profession, as well as the trend toward specialization in other developing professions. In "'Western' Colleges,…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Faculty, Departments, Educational Development
History of Higher Education Annual, 1983
Historical developments in higher education are considered in six articles. Topics include: evangelism at Harvard University in the early 1740s; the New Haven scholars of the 1860s and 1870s and the adaptation of scholarly approaches usually associated with the modern university to secure the religious ends associated with the old-time college;…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History