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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2018
In 2017 it was 20¬†years since the publication of "Assimilating Identities: Racism and Education in Post 1945 Britain." In this study a narrative was constructed which documents the experiences of Afro-Caribbean and Asian children and families within the English education system. It was a narrative that drew largely on the education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Educational Experience, Archives
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Grosvenor, Ian; Van Gorp, Angelo – History of Education, 2018
'New people create new buildings, but new buildings also create New people', so wrote the German art critic Fritz Wichhert in "The New Building: Art as Educator" in 1928. The social and psychological legacy of the First World War was deeply profound and affected how people thought about the future. Children were seen to symbolise a new…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Facilities Design, Architecture, Foreign Countries
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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2012
This conjectural essay was originally written for a symposium "Historiography of the future: Looking back to the future" held at the International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE) 33, July 2011, San Luis Potosi, Mexico organised by Kate Rousmaniere and Frank Simon. Participants were asked to envision future challenges for the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Sensory Experience, Futures (of Society), Historians
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Myers, Kevin; Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2011
Existing knowledge of supplementary education, that is education organised and run by political, faith or ethnic groups outside of formal schooling, is patchy. This article is an exploration of the histories of supplementary education in the twentieth century. It is organised into three sections. The article begins by reviewing some existing…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Supplementary Education, Educational History, Literature Reviews
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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2007
This paper has several concerns. It is about both the stories we tell and the images we place with those stories; it is also about historical practice and the power of the image to generate new research approaches. The paper is organized into three sections: the "eye of history" and historians and the visual archive; histories of black…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Information Sources, Historians, Educational History
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Marsden, Bill; Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2007
David Reeder was one of the most important conservers of the traditions of urban history scholarship established during the 1960s at the University of Leicester under the leadership of Professor H. J. Dyos. Among Reeder's major achievements were the application of the skills and objectives of such scholarship to the history of education, and in…
Descriptors: Historians, Urban Education, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Grosvenor, Ian; Lawn, Martin – History of Education, 2004
There is a moment, when rifling through archives, when a subject, a substantive line of interpretation, gradually emerges. Sometimes returning over time, one recognizes the significance of an image or document that has been ignored heretofore. This was the case when looking through boxes of photographs, freely linked to schools, searching for …
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Qualifications, Field Trips, Educational Change
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Grosvenor, Ian; Lawn, Martin – History of Education, 2001
Provides an overview of papers and presentations given by educators who attended the 1999 European Educational Research Association Conference (Lahti, Finland). Seminar presentations focus on image-based or image-related research in education history. (MER)
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Lawn, Martin; Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 2001
Ponders questions arising from items of obsolete technology found stored in an obscure part of the Prince Albert Junior and Infant School, Aston, Birmingham (England) school building. Explores how historical debris can bring the past into the present to provide insight into past teacher experiences, working practices, and culture. (MER)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 1999
Presents questions about the nature of national identity and the role of education in its formation. Explores four texts from the middle and late 20th century. Offers reflections on the problems and possibilities in exploring national identity. Concludes with a discussion of national identity and education in the future. (CMK)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education