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Edirisooriya, Gunapala – History of Education, 2003
Discusses the history of the University of Delaware by dividing its history into four time periods, focusing on its state-university relationship. Concludes there is need for more research into higher education institutions that have a state-university relationship for the benefit of providing additional comparison data about the relationship.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Research, Government School Relationship
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Roderick, Gordon W. – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the Aberdare Committee created to remedy shortcomings arising from a non-intervention policy in Welsh secondary education, eminating from the 1881 Report of the Committee on Intermedicate and Higher Education (Wales). Focuses on three commissions: the Caredon, Taunton, and Devonshire. Discusses the committee outcomes regarding English…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Vernon, Keith – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on R. O. Berdahl and C. H. Shinn's examination of British state-university relationships prior to 1919; and Ted Tapper and Brian Salter's research that studied the time between 1919 and the creation of the University Grants Commission. Concludes that the state played a significant role in higher education through state funding and…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research
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Le Masson, Gildas; Fergusson, Lee C. – History of Education, 1997
Charts the 20-year rise and fall of higher education and teacher education in Cambodia beginning with political independence in 1953 and ending with the devastation wrought by the Khmer Rouge. Discusses the effects of political instability, civil war, and the Vietnam War on Cambodia's educational system. (MJP)
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, Educational Development, Educational History
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Knight, Peter – History of Education, 1996
Explores the influences of two teacher associations, the Geographical Association and the National Association of Teachers of Home Economics and Technology, on the development of a national curriculum in the United Kingdom between 1976 and 1994. Although active, the organizations were fraught with internal dissent, organizational problems, and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Educational Legislation
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Snell, K. D. M. – History of Education, 1996
Identifies three phases in the history of apprenticeships: guild apprenticeships (12th century to 1563); statutory apprenticeships primarily controlled by the state (1563-1814); and voluntary apprenticeships, often between employers and unions (1814-present). Examines some of the historical changes that have affected the last two phases in…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Whitehead, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Rejects Kilemi Mwiria's contention that the primary goal of the educational system in colonial Kenya was to deliberately prepare Africans for subjugation and subordination. Contends that the British government did not have the funds to support expansion or improvement of the African educational system. (CFR)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Colonialism, Educational Finance, Educational History
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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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Hennock, E. P. – History of Education, 1990
Traces developments in British technology education, focusing on the German Polytechnic School's influence as a model. States this model was emulated to meet British industrialization needs. Examines different cities' approaches to technology education and rivalries with universities, highlighting differences between state and local control. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Engineering Education, European History, Foreign Countries
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Webster, Roger – History of Education, 1990
Examines how rural-urban, nonconformist-Anglican dichotomies characterized Welsh educational history. Discusses how nineteenth-century industrialization and social status encouraged Anglicization of Welsh schools and society. Analyzes subsequent developments that reawakened national consciousness, and demands for Welsh language instruction, now…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Educational History