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Irish, Tomás – History of Education, 2016
In 1924 the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published a volume investigating the teaching of school history in former belligerent states in Europe. The project sought to reconcile former enemies through mutual understanding and educational exchange and reflected a widely held belief that although the military conflict had finished, its…
Descriptors: Peace, Educational History, Teaching Methods, History Instruction
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Clark, Penney; Knights, Wayne – History of Education, 2013
Educational publishing sits at the intersection of industry, culture and education. Pedagogical aims must be balanced with the need for publishers to make a profit, while also acknowledging Canadian national identity and culture. The events of central interest are related to the tensions between two publishers' associations in the wake of the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Publishing Industry, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Keating, Jenny – History of Education, 2011
This article looks at the way in which patriotism and citizenship were used almost interchangeably in educational circles during the first half of the twentieth century. It traces the development of patriotism, citizenship and civics teaching during this period by discussing the way in which the London County Council approached these areas in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Patriotism
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Tomalin, Marcus – History of Education, 2011
This article reconsiders the way in which the French language was taught in British schools from 1780 to 1830. In particular, it is shown that (contrary to recent claims) the use of recitation- and conversation-based techniques, as opposed to rule-based grammatical learning, persisted well into the 1820s, both in influential pedagogic textbooks…
Descriptors: Textbooks, French, Public Education, Teaching Methods
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Woodall, Susan – History of Education, 2009
William Horsley (1775-1858) was active in London from the late 1790s. A founder member of the Philharmonic Society, Horsley was at the heart of the musical establishment, working as a composer, organist, commentator and teacher. His teaching career spanned over 50 years, during which time he took private pupils, trained choristers and organists…
Descriptors: Females, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Music Activities
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Lohmann, Ingrid; Mayer, Christine – History of Education, 2008
The development of pedagogical science in eighteenth-century Germany unfolded in close connection with the emergence of the modern bourgeoisie and its emancipation from a still absolutist society. While social and political structures in Britain and France were changed by revolutions, the relative weakness of the German bourgeoisie led to the…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Anthropology, Foreign Countries, English Instruction
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Read, Jane – History of Education, 2004
This paper presents a case study of the implementation by the London School Board of special education for children designated 'feeble-minded' or 'mentally defective' in the period from 1890 to the passing of the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act in 1914. Through an analysis of the choice of pedagogy for special schools,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools, Boards of Education, Special Schools
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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