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Landahl, Joakim – History of Education, 2019
This article is concerned with an early phase in the history of educational comparisons in which international exhibitions played a major role as spaces for comparison. It looks at the educational exhibits at the Exposition Universelle in Paris 1900, and more specifically its exhibitions on drawing instruction. By following a central Swedish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing, Exhibits, Studio Art
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Arthur, James – History of Education, 2019
This article discusses the extent to which middle-class Christians, many of whom were progressive liberals, involved themselves in the Moral Instruction League (MIL) to intervene in 'improving' the moral character of the English working class. It considers how they reconciled their motivations and underlying theology with secular goals that sought…
Descriptors: Christianity, Values Education, Moral Values, Educational History
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Caroli, Dorena – History of Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to outline the evolution of biology education in Soviet schools in the 1920s and 1930s. After some introductory consideration of the ideological changes taking place in the field of genetics that impacted on the teaching of science and led to botany being favoured over biology in schools, the first part outlines the…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational History, Botany, Science Instruction
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Gianoutsos, Jamie – History of Education, 2019
This article offers the first modern explication of the educational writings of Charles Hoole (1610-1667), arguing that his writings offer significant insight into the educational aims and methods of school instructors in seventeenth-century England. From attending to the needs of slow learners, to promoting learning games, to emphasising that…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Westberg, Johannes – History of Education, 2019
Drawing inspiration from the new social history of livelihood, this article examines how rural nineteenth-century teachers made a living by engaging in livelihood diversification. By using a wide variety of source materials from nineteenth-century Sweden, this article shows that, far from specialising exclusively in teaching, teachers were often…
Descriptors: Educational History, Mass Instruction, Teacher Salaries, Teaching (Occupation)
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Kelly, Frances – History of Education, 2019
The impetus for this article was an encounter with thousands of photographs in an online archive of a public university in New Zealand, taken over the twentieth century. The size of the archive and the paucity of information about many images draws attention to challenges of commencing work in a large institutional visual archive. The first part…
Descriptors: Archives, State Universities, Photography, Educational History
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Alix, Sébastien-Akira – History of Education, 2019
At the end of the nineteenth century, proponents of the manual training movement called for the implementation of manual training classes in America's schools. This movement -- whose distinctive feature was 'the education of the mind, and of the hand as the agent of the mind' -- was supported by a revolutionary rhetoric: manual training classes…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Experiential Learning, Industrial Education
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Thyssen, Geert; Herman, Frederik – History of Education, 2019
This paper explores 'articulations' or 're-turnings' of ill-/health and energy/fatigue in education, re/configuring bodies and minds as 'body_minds'. The Luxembourg vocational school "Institut Émile Metz" (IEM) thereby serves as a starting point. This institute is analysed 'diffractively' through health education institutes as part of an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Health Education, Communicable Diseases
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Ryan, Ann Marie – History of Education, 2019
Social efficiency shaped much of public schooling in the United States during the early twentieth century. Simultaneously, Roman Catholic schools proliferated and became increasingly regulated by state departments of education. This led to increased influence of public education reform movements on Catholic schools. This article examines the…
Descriptors: Catholics, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Genetics
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Hofmann, Michèle – History of Education, 2019
This paper focuses on nineteenth-century theories according to which intellectual disabilities find expression in physical impairment. Such theories became widespread in Switzerland due to the growing interest in a condition then called 'cretinism' -- a specific form of 'idiocy' in the course of which mental and physical disintegration went hand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Disability Identification, Classification
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Exalto, John – History of Education, 2019
Around 1900, interest in adolescence as a separate and crucial phase in human development increased among psychologists, educators and youth workers in the western world. This paper reviews the relation between adolescence and sexuality in the early twentieth century from a Dutch perspective. In the 1920s pedagogues started to study adolescence.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Hygiene, Sex Education
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Novella, Enric – History of Education, 2019
This brief comment is intended to provide some remarks on the possibility of placing the particular entanglements of 'bodies and minds' presented in this special issue of "History of Education" in a broader theoretical and interpretative framework resorting to Michel Foucault's concept of governmentality. In my opinion, this analytical…
Descriptors: Human Body, Cognitive Processes, Holistic Approach, Educational History
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Bartie, Angela; Fleming, Linda; Freeman, Mark; Hulme, Tom; Hutton, Alexander; Readman, Paul – History of Education, 2019
Historical pageants were important sites of popular engagement with the past in twentieth-century Britain. They took place in many places and sometimes on a large scale, in settings ranging from small villages to industrial cities. They were staged by schools, churches, professional organisations, women's groups and political parties, among…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Ceremonies, Mythology
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Whitehead, Kay – History of Education, 2019
This article explores the establishment of Queen Elizabeth School (QES), the first government secondary school for girls in Northern Nigeria in 1956, and commemorations in 1961, 1981 and 2016. Connecting past and present, several invented traditions were deployed to socialise students, secure QES's reputation and status, and foster national unity…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Socialization
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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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