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Rõuk, Vadim; van der Walt, Johannes L.; Wolhuter, Charl C. – History of Education, 2018
This article examines how education unfolded as a science in Estonia in the period 1944-1991, i.e. from the second Soviet occupation to the fall of the USSR. Historical analysis of the way prominent scholars and institutions succeeded in overcoming the adverse conditions of that period is conducted by viewing their respective contributions through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Social Influences, Foreign Policy
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Freeman, Mark; Kirke, Alice – History of Education, 2017
This review considers the periodical literature on the history of education published in 2016. It discusses general long-term trends in the field, but focuses mainly on the key areas of research in 2016 itself. The review is divided into several sections: ancient, medieval and early modern history; schooling and education policy; the history of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Tesar, Marek – History of Education, 2015
The complexities of the ethics and truth in archival research are often unrecognised or invisible in educational research. This paper complicates the process of collecting data in the archives, as it problematises notions of ethics and truth in the archives. The archival research took place in the former Czechoslovakia and its turbulent political…
Descriptors: Ethics, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Archives
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Gerrard, Jessica – History of Education, 2012
Growing collections of social and educational history chronicle the many instances of educational agency that lie outside institutional narratives. Renewing and developing historical understanding, these histories raise important methodological questions surrounding historical representation. Addressing such questions, this paper develops the…
Descriptors: Praxis, Educational History, Historical Interpretation, Working Class
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McCulloch, Gary – History of Education, 2012
"History of Education" has published a steady stream of papers on the history of secondary education over the first 40 years of its existence. This corpus of research has been generated in the context of renewed interest in the history of secondary education that has been stimulated by developments in social and historical inquiry as…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Crook, David – History of Education, 2012
UK-based teacher educators formed the core membership of the History of Education Society when it was founded in 1967, and they were frequent early contributors to the Society's journals. Given these origins, one might imagine that the history of teacher education would have featured more prominently in the pages of the first 40 volumes of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Research, Educational History, Educational Change
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Cunningham, Peter – History of Education, 2012
Recalling its origins as a research journal addressing educationists this article seeks to understand historical research published in "History of Education" as aimed at a professional audience. Primary schooling provides a significant focus as the study of education history was fostered especially in the training of elementary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Martin, Jane – History of Education, 2012
At the time I began work in university, I entered a world which was leisured, privileged and patriarchal, in the United Kingdom at least...I came from a world in which only 3% of the population aspired to university. I belonged to a world in which, having got where I was through the eleven-plus and "A" levels, there was almost a sense…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Autobiographies
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Clarke, Marie – History of Education, 2012
This paper discusses the manner in which the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland attempted to impose denominational control on the system of vocational education introduced by the state in 1930. Considerable research on education has been conducted within the period in question; however, the area addressed in this paper has been largely neglected by…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Catholics, Church Role
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O'Donoghue, Donal – History of Education, 2010
This paper suggests a new way of working with and analysing school photographs in history of education research, especially photographs of school classrooms. It advances a new methodological approach for inquiring into the spatiality and materiality of schooling. This approach is located in the practice of installation art and draws from the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational History, Research Methodology, Classroom Environment
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Middleton, Sue – History of Education, 2010
Henri Lefebvre suggested that social researchers engage in "the concrete analysis of rhythms" in order to reveal the "pedagogy of appropriation (the appropriation of the body, as of spatial practice)". Lefebvre's spatial analysis has influenced educational researchers, while the idea of "pedagogy" has travelled beyond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Agricultural Laborers, Phenomenology
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Brett, Caroline Elizabeth; Lawn, Martin; Bartholomew, David J.; Deary, Ian John – History of Education, 2010
This paper discusses evidence, collected during an ESRC-funded project ("Reconstructing a Scottish School of Educational Research, 1925-1950"), of a remarkable vision to involve teachers in educational research in Scotland by the Educational Institute of Scotland in the 1920s through the work of its Research Committee. Led by William…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Research Committees, Professional Recognition
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Lawn, Martin; Deary, Ian J.; Brett, Caroline; Bartholomew, David J. – History of Education, 2009
Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson is one of the key foundational actors in the history of the educational sciences in the UK. At a time when educational studies and the study of educational psychology were very closely linked, in the decades of the mid-twentieth century, Thomson was a crucial figure in education research. He is known for his work on…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Educational Psychology, College School Cooperation, Intelligence Tests
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Kallaway, Peter – History of Education, 2009
Mission schools in Africa in the first half of the twentieth century were in many ways microcosms of the great educational debates of the times. The objectives of policies regarding access, governance and curriculum were part of a historical evolution of mission education but they were also increasingly a reflection of significant new trends that…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Community Development, Educational Research, Democracy
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Spieker, Susanne – History of Education, 2008
Bernardino de Sahagun (1499/1500-1590), a Franciscan missionary in the colony of New Spain, can be seen as an early researcher in the field of education. Through his ethnographic work "General History of the Things of New Spain" he has been most influential in the historiography of Meso-American pre-Hispanic cultures. This paper focuses…
Descriptors: Historiography, Indigenous Populations, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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