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Allison, John – History of Education, 2019
What do secondary school students in Ontario, Canada, need to know about the world in which they live in? How did a secondary school 'World Politics' course that emerged in Ontario in the 1960s address this question? The 'World Politics' course that emerged in the 1960s clearly came about as a result of societal and educational developments.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, International Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Gleason, Mona – History of Education, 2016
Using examples from family letters sent to the Department of Education's Elementary Correspondence School (ECS) in the western Canadian province of British Columbia in the early twentieth century, this article discusses three potential problems or traps associated with concepts of agency in the history of children and youth. Following a brief…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Letters (Correspondence), Childrens Writing, Historical Interpretation
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Crutchley, Jody – History of Education, 2015
This article explores the experiences of teachers who participated in the League of the Empire's "Interchange of Home and Dominion Teachers" scheme through a tripartite approach to "British World" space. First, it identifies the mechanisms through which exchanges were established. It analyses the patterns of teacher mobility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Exchange Programs, Faculty Mobility, Educational History
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Raftery, Deirdre – History of Education, 2015
This article examines the management of the education enterprise of teaching Sisters, with reference to their transnational networking. The article suggests that orders of women religious were the first all-female transnational networks, engaged constantly in work that was characterised by "movement, ebb and circulation". The mobility of…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Social Networks, Womens Studies, Change Agents
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Marker, Michael – History of Education, 2015
Historians of education wanting to develop culturally responsive historiographies of Indigenous communities should move beyond a reliance on government and church policy documents--with some variegations of testimony from residential school survivors. The unique circumstances of colonisation that were forged by national/settler policies should be…
Descriptors: Historians, Educational History, Oral History, Primary Sources
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McGregor, Heather E. – History of Education, 2014
For educational historians involved in the representation of Indigenous contexts and peoples, what is the relevance of ethnohistory as a discipline or methodology, and what is lost or gained in using it? This article reviews ethnohistorical literature, and brings it in conversation with literature by Indigenous scholars on research methodologies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, History Instruction, Historians
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Helyar, Frances – History of Education, 2014
During a time of post-war sensitivity to Canadian nationalism and patriotism, public feeling was aroused in 1920 New Brunswick regarding a world history textbook with a new chapter about the First World War. The American author made no reference to Canada's war efforts. The subsequent public discussion focused on issues of patriotism, citizenship,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, History Instruction, Textbooks
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Clausen, Kurt W. – History of Education, 2013
Treading in the footsteps of past generations, Ontario policy advisers journeyed throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1966 to directly understand the educational reforms that were being undertaken in that country. On their return, these consultants brought back a number of innovations for discussion with their parent committee in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Christou, Theodore Michael – History of Education, 2013
This article examines educational rhetoric in Ontario, Canada, during the Great Depression. It notes how the government, through the Annual Reports of the Minister of Education, and the College of Education, through its journal, "The School," espoused themes of social efficiency regarding educational ideas and policies. The Depression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Clark, Penney; Knights, Wayne – History of Education, 2013
Educational publishing sits at the intersection of industry, culture and education. Pedagogical aims must be balanced with the need for publishers to make a profit, while also acknowledging Canadian national identity and culture. The events of central interest are related to the tensions between two publishers' associations in the wake of the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Publishing Industry, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Milewski, Patrice – History of Education, 2012
School inspectors and school inspection were integral features of the elementary public school system in Ontario from the 1840s until the practice was abandoned in 1967. From its earliest beginnings and subsequent development, school inspection and school inspectors were established as an important institution of the educational state. By…
Descriptors: Oral History, Educational History, Inspection, Teacher Evaluation
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Curtis, Bruce – History of Education, 2011
A public debate over the market provision of schooling and the possibilities of monitorial pedagogy raged in the city of Quebec during the second decade of the nineteenth century. Debate intensified when a group of small merchant manufacturers organised a school association in 1818. The group was denounced by private venture schoolmasters as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Equal Education, Educational History
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Pietsch, Tamson – History of Education, 2011
Since its Foundation in 1901, the Rhodes Scholarships scheme has been held up as the archetype of a programme designed to foster imperial citizens. However, though impressive in scale, Cecil Rhodes's foundation was not the first to bring colonial students to Britain. Over the course of the previous half-century, governments, universities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Educational History, Males
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Raptis, Helen – History of Education, 2010
In September 1939, Amy (Brown) Dauphinee took up her first teaching appointment at Tate Creek, British Columbia where 518 refugees had recently settled after fleeing Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. Amy--an avowed Social Democrat and member of the Young Socialist League--quickly embraced the refugees who were largely trade union activists and Social…
Descriptors: Females, Unions, Foreign Countries, Refugees
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Milewski, Patrice – History of Education, 2010
This article examines the educational reconstruction that was undertaken by the Department of Education in Ontario during the first years of the twentieth century. It draws on Foucault's method of archaeology to identify how schooling reforms comprised a discontinuity in pedagogic knowledge. This mutation created the conditions of possibility for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Archaeology
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