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Swartz, Rebecca – History of Education, 2018
This paper examines how two Britons, working in Western Australia and Natal, respectively, engaged with ideas about the civilisation and education of Indigenous people. It is argued that concepts of civilisation were debated by missionaries, researchers and members of the public. Using the correspondence, publications and private journals of two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Policy, Foreign Workers
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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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Christopher, A. J. – History of Education, 2015
Population censuses record considerable volumes of personal information, which when aggregated and tabulated provide significant insights into national societies. South African censuses have recorded levels of educational attainment since their inception in the mid-nineteenth century, initially measuring literacy and later the level of education…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Racial Segregation, Social Change, Race
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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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Cross, Michael; Carpentier, Claude; Ait-Mehdi, Halima – History of Education, 2009
This paper examines the discourses and modes of representation embodied in educational historiography from the 1970s to the present and their implications for intellectual identity construction in SA. The paper shows how the theoretical foundations of the liberal and Afrikaner nationalist discourses, which vacillated between race and ethnicity,…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Historiography, Social Class, Racial Segregation
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Glotzer, Richard – History of Education, 2009
The Carnegie Corporation found its first great manager in Frederick Paul Keppel (1875-1943). Keppel's career is important to historians of education because interwar Carnegie initiatives, articulated through the Corporation's Dominions and Colonies Fund and Teachers College, Columbia University, internationalised American educational theories and…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Sciences, Corporate Support, Technical Assistance
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Unterhalter, Elaine – History of Education, 2000
Explores how gender reform was formulated in education policy documents during the transition to democracy in South Africa. Examines the autobiographies of men and women in South Africa. Investigates the connections between these autobiographies and policy documents that focus on gender reform during this period. (CMK)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Democracy, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Harber, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Describes Namibian educational history from 1890 to the present. Discusses the political and military struggle for independence and the challenges of building an educational system consistent with democratic values. (CFR)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Apartheid, Blacks
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Kallaway, Peter – History of Education, 1996
Profiles the contributions of Fred Clarke whose lifelong career in international education focused on the the relationship between politics and education in a democratic context. Specifically addresses Clarke's early work with the development of vocational education in British South Africa, his subsequent disillusionment, and the effect this had…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Educational Development, Educational History