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McCormack, Christopher F. – History of Education, 2020
The paper considers the relation between society, science and institutionally-embodied higher education reform in nineteenth-century Ireland. Institutional reform is measured in terms of governance, curriculum, access and teaching practice. Superiorisation, subversion and fusion are identified as characteristics of reformed institutions. Mobile…
Descriptors: Educational History, Advantaged, Higher Education, Educational Change
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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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Cunningham, Peter – History of Education, 2019
Visual images played an increasing role in professional discourse and in popular and political debate about progressive education over a century or more. In the early 1900s photography was adopted by some progressive texts to convey new ideas illustrated by practice. This paper highlights an iconic example: John and Evelyn Dewey's celebrated…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Progressive Education, Educational Philosophy, Imagery
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Davila, Pauli; Naya, Luis Ma.; Murua, Hilario – History of Education, 2012
Many religious orders and congregations that were deported from France between 1904 and 1914 established themselves in neighbouring countries (Belgium, Switzerland, Italy and Spain). One of the affected congregations was "Los Hermanos de las Escuelas Cristianas," which worked in the field of popular education. Many of its members found…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Private Schools, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Wylie, Caitlin Donahue – History of Education, 2012
The blackboard, a useful teaching tool in nineteenth-century England, was transformed into a teaching necessity in the decades following 1870, when the Education Acts made school free and mandatory for all children. The resulting huge population of schoolchildren inspired the development of teaching techniques appropriate for large-group learning.…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Chalkboards, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Reinarz, Jonathan – History of Education, 2008
This article deals with transformations in eighteenth-century medical education. Its focus is the work of an individual surgeon, Thomas Tomlinson, who delivered one of the earliest anatomical courses in provincial England. It examines methods of medical education between 1760 and 1825, when apprenticeship was being transformed into a more learned…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Schools, Educational History, Educational Change
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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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Nawrotzki, Kristen D. – History of Education, 2006
The German pedagogue Friedrich Froebel lived from 1782 to 1852. The pedagogy that made Froebel famous was encompassed in his Kindergarten, a set of strictly defined methods and activities for the education of young children, which he developed and refined in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. Froebel's Kindergarten reached England in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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Bloomfield, Anne – History of Education, 2005
Martina Bergman-Osterberg came to London from Sweden versed in the theory and practice of Swedish gymnastics as taught by Per Henrik Ling (1776-1881), and introduced his system into British schools, first while working for the London School Board and subsequently by establishing the Dartford College of Physical Training. This paper examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Kernan, Margaret – History of Education, 2005
Prompted by a concern regarding the large numbers of unsupervised children playing on the streets of Dublin in the 1920s and 1930s, the Civics Institute of Ireland (referred to subsequently as the Civics Institute) established 10 playgrounds where children aged between four and 14 years could play after school hours and during school holidays.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Playgrounds, Service Learning, Play
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van Drenth, Annemieke – History of Education, 2005
This article examines how one of the first initiatives in what now is known as "special education" came into existence in the historical context of the Netherlands. It focuses on the first private and autonomous institution for mentally retarded pupils, the so-called "School for Idiots", established in 1855 in The Hague by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Educational History, Mental Disorders
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Triche, Stephen; McKnight, Douglas – History of Education, 2004
Over the last 5 centuries, successive generations of educators have engaged in a reevaluation of curriculum and pedagogy in an effort to reveal the mechanisms that underlie the mysteries of the educational process. The current debate in the USA over the nature of pedagogical reform, particularly in terms of teacher accountability, high-stakes…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education
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Roberts, Nathan – History of Education, 2004
This paper seeks to point out some of the limitations of conceiving of character in this way and to highlight some of the alternative contemporary readings of character. The later Victorians bequeathed to the Edwardians an account of the nature and importance of character that was much more complex and highly wrought than a mere shorthand for a…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education
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