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Balfour, Beatrice Jane Vittoria – History of Education, 2018
In this article, memory is examined as it relates to origin stories of the Reggio Emilia approach -- an internationally renowned Italian education programme -- and to the articulation of women's experiences of gender and their narrative identity in this very particular context. The article shows that a number of women who partook in the founding…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Gender Issues, Womens Education, Females
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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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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2015
This article focuses on Kasuya Yoshi's comparative text, "A Comparative Study of the Secondary Education of Girls in England, Germany and the United States, With a Consideration of the Secondary Education of Girls in Japan," published by Teachers College, Columbia in 1933. The article explores the gendered construction of comparative…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Females, Womens Education, Gender Issues
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Martin, Jane – History of Education, 2014
This article brings together six talented women historians in twentieth-century England whose scholarly productions helped shape modern historical practice but who are little known in the canonical accounts of history-writing in the period. The author is looking to map and describe historical communities from a grounded and qualitative perspective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Historians, Females
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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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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2012
This article looks through the lens of the gendered politics of historical writing at the main forms and direction of scholarship on gender in "History of Education" since its publication. It discusses how social, women's, feminist and gender history has been treated in the journal and how developing approaches around the body, space,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Gender Issues, Historiography, Gender Differences
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Heggie, Vanessa – History of Education, 2011
This article explores the various types of domestic education, particularly cookery, available in Manchester between 1870 and 1902. The work of the two local School Boards and the Manchester School of Domestic Economy are shown as part of a complicated network of provision--a mixed economy of welfare, including enthusiastic philanthropists and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Home Economics, Females
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Burke, Catherine; de Castro, Helena Ribeiro – History of Education, 2007
This article explores the possible uses of school photographs for developing new histories of education. Two different types of school photographs are discussed with particular relevance to the significance of the representation of the body of the schoolchild. The authors consider how the school photograph, produced within the school for internal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Gender Issues, Educational History
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Mayer, Christine – History of Education, 2006
"Education for all" is a demand that keeps on appearing in various historical contexts and is not just a phenomenon of the modern age. Taking the demand for "education for all" as a normative principle, this paper pursues the questions of how this demand was reflected in pedagogical reform programmes and in what way, as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Educational History, Educational Change
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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2005
Mary Dendy has received attention from historians because she was the first paid commissioner under the Board of Control (the administrative body that regulated the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act), was at the forefront in disseminating views regarding the sexual proclivities of feeble-minded women and because she advocated permanent segregated care…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sexuality, Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation
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Spencer, Stephanie – History of Education, 2004
Brian Simon used the phrase 'site of struggle' to describe the class-based inequalities that were played out in the provisions for English compulsory education. In the nineteenth century, the growth of the state system for the working class alongside the predominantly middle-class independent sector simply confirmed existing class hierarchies with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Gender Issues, Oral History
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Cohen, Michele – History of Education, 2004
There was very little in common between Mary Wollstonecraft and Hannah More. For More and Wollstonecraft, and for many of their contemporaries, what women?s education lacked most significantly was order, method and system. Recent scholarly work on the Enlightenment has identified changes in attitudes towards women?s education, epitomized in the…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Educational History, Attitude Change
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Read, Jane – History of Education, 2003
Explores four women's networking activities that promoted Fredrich Froebel's kindergarten pedagogy from 1840-1900. Describes how the movemen created Froebelian organizational infrastructures, affecting national and religious boundaries and providing a support system for middle class members, political lobbies, leadership, and recognition for…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Females
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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2003
Discusses gender influences and ways that history and theory have interacted in influencing women's contribution and recognition in educational history. Focuses on several historians' views and how some have eventually written women back into the historical picture of education. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Females
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Watts, Ruth – History of Education, 2003
Investigates the field of science to examine the neglect of its interrelationship with gender and how this weakness can be resolved. States it is vital to understand the methods and sources used in educational history when examining science and gender as an intellectual part of educational history. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods, Educational Research
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