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Raftery, Deirdre; Delaney, Catriona; Bennett, Deirdre – History of Education, 2019
This article examines some of the legacy of the Irish education pioneer Nano Nagle, foundress of the Presentation congregation of nuns. The congregation spread rapidly in the nineteenth century, not only in Ireland but also in Newfoundland, India, England, Tasmania, Australia and continental North America. This year, Presentation schools globally…
Descriptors: Nuns, Educational History, Catholic Schools, Biographies
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Kennerk, Barry – History of Education, 2019
The teaching of sick children in hospital is an often overlooked aspect of Ireland's national education system. Prior to the 1970s, there was hardly any formal structure in place for this type of schooling in the country, despite the fact that many children could be inpatients for weeks or months at a time. In 1980, a report, published by the…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Diseases, Foreign Countries, Patients
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Hillas, Sarah – History of Education, 2018
To date no major study exists on the impact of the Great Famine on patterns of participation in superior education in Ireland, or on the impact of superior education on the life courses and inheritance potential of boys from small farming families. This paper provides a historical analysis and interpretation of patterns of participation in…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Case Studies, Rural Areas, Agricultural Occupations
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McCormack, Christopher F. – History of Education, 2018
Historians have observed that the period 1860-1890 was educationally progressive. This paper identifies the renaissance with the creation of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland in the aftermath of Church Disestablishment. Disestablishment legislation facilitated the inclusion of the laity in Synod. The paper argues that the lay-clerical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legislation, Educational Change, Churches
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Kelly, Laura – History of Education, 2017
In recent years, there have been valuable studies of medical education that have highlighted the importance of shared educational activities and the changing image of the student. Less attention has been paid to how masculine ideals were passed on to students and how educational and extra-curricular spheres became sites for the maintenance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, School Culture, Masculinity
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education, 2017
The separation of examining from teaching, pushed furthest in the "examining university" of which London University, founded in 1836, was the model, was a much-debated principle in nineteenth-century Britain. This separation was generally rejected in Scotland, but only after complex controversies that illustrate how Scots defined their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Testing, Universities
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Fleming, Brian; Harford, Judith – History of Education, 2016
In 1831, the British Government decided to become directly involved in the provision of elementary education in Ireland, a country over which it then had jurisdiction. By European standards of the time this was a highly unusual step. A number of scholars have interrogated the factors that led to this outcome as well as the role played by various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Education, Politics of Education
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O'Connell, Noel Patrick – History of Education, 2016
This paper discusses the contributions of the Dominican Sisters and Sisters of Mercy in running schools for female deaf children in Ireland during the period 1846 to 1946. The schools were established as part of an attempt to educate Catholics in the Catholic faith and provide literacy to female deaf children. In assuming the challenge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Children
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Clarke, Marie – History of Education, 2016
A challenge for historians of education is to explain the ways in which the development of education has been a gendered process. The literature tends to focus on primary and secondary schools; the role played by religious orders; the experiences of female teachers; ideological influences on curriculum; and the preparation of young girls for their…
Descriptors: Females, Educational History, Educational Policy, Social Class
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Sköld, Johanna – History of Education, 2016
In recent decades, the history of childhood and history of education have gained status as political concerns through the establishment of numerous truth commissions and inquiries into historical institutional child abuse. This article discusses the methodological and ethical dilemmas that arise when writing the history of abused children with the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Abuse, Ethics, Comparative Analysis
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Dolan, Paddy – History of Education, 2016
Drawing on teaching manuals, government reports and school inspectors' reports from the 1830s up to the early twentieth century, this paper traces the changing conceptual and social distance between childhood and adulthood in Ireland. Using Norbert Elias's figurational approach, it is argued that children became increasingly involved in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary School Students, Children
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Collins, Jenny – History of Education, 2015
Irish Catholic teaching sisters were major actors in the development of education systems in New World countries such as the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Immigrants themselves, they faced a number of key challenges as they sought to adapt Old World cultural and educational ideas to the education of the immigrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nuns, Educational History, Immigrants
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Walsh, Brendan; Lalor, John – History of Education, 2015
This paper reviews the work of four early radical educators: the cultural nationalist Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), Asia's first Nobel Laureate; Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), Cambridge mathematician and philosopher; the Irish educationalist and insurgent Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) and Leonard Elmhirst (1893-1975), co-founder of Dartington Hall…
Descriptors: Dissent, Educational Change, Educational History, Politics of Education
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Keogh, Daire – History of Education, 2015
This essay investigates the development of the boys' magazine, "Our Boys," and how this became a powerful auxiliary to the Christian Brothers' work in schools. It championed the values that the Christian Brothers had propagated since their foundation in 1802. Often characterised as Celtic and Romantic, it was neither, but aimed at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Educational History, Catholics
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McCormack, Christopher F. – History of Education, 2015
This paper examines the role of William Graham Brooke as advocate of women's higher education and access to university. His work as advocate is considered against the religious, political, social and economic backdrop of late nineteenth century Ireland. A barrister, as Clerk in the Lord Chancellor's office, he was centrally involved in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Churches, Social Change, Womens Education
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