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Clarkson, Alexander – History of Education, 2017
This article examines how the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and the Kaliningrad State Technical University have come to exert considerable influence over debates surrounding historical memory and identity in the Kaliningrad region. Under the direct control of the Russian Federation, the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad is surrounded by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational History, Memory
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Byford, Andy – History of Education, 2017
The article discusses the role that conceptualisations of child "imperfection" played in the rise and fall of Russian "child study" between the 1900s and the 1930s. Drawing on Georges Canguilhem's ideas on "the normal" and "the pathological", the article analyses practices centred on diagnosing subnormality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Social Attitudes, Pathology
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Baird, Olga A. – History of Education, 2008
The radical reforms of Peter the Great of Russia (1672-1725) transformed the whole country. Among his educational reforms, the establishment in 1714 of the first public museum as a tool for public education had no precedents in Russian history. Its functions were formulated as "teaching and enlarging knowledge of nature, dead and alive, and…
Descriptors: Museums, Foreign Countries, Public Education, Educational Change
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Kaplan, Vera – History of Education, 2006
This article explores the elaboration of Bolshevik educational policy that was underway in February--October 1917, even before the establishment of the Soviet regime. The initial steps towards formulating this policy were undertaken as soon as the Bolshevik party was legalized under the Provisional Government. In May--June 1917 a reassessment of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational History, Politics
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Holmes, Larry E. – History of Education, 2006
Reporting within the administration responsible for primary and secondary schools in the Kirov region from the early 1930s to 1941 followed a script of escalating negativity in which the higher the chain of command, the more negative the assessment. School directors wrote positive quarterly and annual evaluations. District and municipal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational History
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Partlett, William – History of Education, 2006
This article traces the role of the non-communist, late Tsarist, "new education" movement in shaping early Soviet views of teacher-training. Comparing the teacher-training approach of one of the leaders of this Tsarist educational movement--Stanislav Shatskii--with that of the Soviet Commissariat of Enlightenment (Narkompros), the…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Teacher Education, Training Methods, Educational History
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Sumpf, Alexandre – History of Education, 2006
This article examines the role of the "izba-chital'nia" (rural reading room) in the 1920s Bolshevik efforts to construct a system of political education for the Soviet countryside. It focuses on the development of a system of political training of the people who ran these reading rooms--the so called "izbachi" or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Politics, Political Attitudes
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Valkanova, Yordanka; Brehony, Kevin – History of Education, 2006
This article examines the contribution of the Russian Froebelian movement to educational theory and practice in Russia, in the context of the cultural transformation there from the second half of the nineteenth to the beginning of the twentieth century. The Froebel movement had a strong influence on not only the formation of Russian early years…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Theories, Educational Change, Preschool Education
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education, 1993
Reviews the rapid feminization of the teaching profession in the latter part of the 19th century in North America and Europe. Identifies by factors such as wage differences between teaching and industrial work and the existence of marriage bans for women teachers. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries