NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Limond, David – History of Education, 2008
This piece concerns the controversy engendered by Martin Cole's 1971 film Growing Up, an attempt to start a revolution in school sex education practices by showing explicit scenes of unsimulated sexual acts. Although Cole's film was never widely shown it marked a turning point in English school sex education by defining the limits of the…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Films, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Limond, David – History of Education, 2007
In 1964-65 a teacher at London's Kidbrooke School gave a speech that appeared critical of the Labour government's nascent comprehensivization policy. A "Times" editorial based on her comments influenced the tone and content of the crucial parliamentary debate of January 1965, which continues to have implications for the organization of…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Comprehensive Programs, Educational History, Secondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Limond, David – History of Education, 2002
Focuses on the history, attributes of, and contributions to education of the former Risinghill (London, England) school in the 1950s and 1960s, and its former headmaster, Michael Duane. Discusses the school's innovative and controversial educational practices of that time period. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods, Educational Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Limond, David – History of Education, 2000
Explores issues related to teachering experiences during World War II within Scotland specifically and in Britain generally. Focuses on issues that arise from a case study in a Scottish town during the early war years. Addresses the teachers' role related to keeping national morale in wartime. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Limond, David – History of Education, 1999
Provides descriptions of two books written by Alexander Sutherland Neill: "A Dominie's Log" and "Dominie Dismissed." Considers the nature of the Dominie books as fact or fiction, looking at rhetoric and the controversy of the nature of Scottish schooling. Explores the influence Neill had on Scottish historians' writings. (CMK)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Educational History, Elementary Education