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Vaughan, Sian – History of Education, 2018
"Absconditi Viscus" (or "Hidden Entries") is a series of sound compositions based on the history of Birmingham School of Art during the First World War. Sound artist Justin Wiggan explored the concept of historical sonic information that although lost could still potentially permeate the archival record and the fabric of the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational History, Archives, War
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Burke, Catherine – History of Education, 2018
This article takes as a starting point the career of Sir Alec Clegg, Chief Education Officer for the West Riding of Yorkshire (1945-1974), and traces his professional connections with educationists in Australia and New Zealand. In exploring the nature of global exchanges between educators, artists, architects and designers in the decades…
Descriptors: Educational History, Humanism, Handicrafts, International Cooperation
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Grosvenor, Ian; Van Gorp, Angelo – History of Education, 2018
'New people create new buildings, but new buildings also create New people', so wrote the German art critic Fritz Wichhert in "The New Building: Art as Educator" in 1928. The social and psychological legacy of the First World War was deeply profound and affected how people thought about the future. Children were seen to symbolise a new…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Facilities Design, Architecture, Foreign Countries
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Pattenden, Hugh – History of Education, 2018
This article will argue that the current historiography considers the 'public school experience' of the First World War too narrowly, and will emphasise that boys from a wide range of establishments experienced the war in a similar fashion to those at elite public schools. It will do this through a case study of the alumni of the Perse Grammar…
Descriptors: Alumni, Public Schools, Educational History, Historiography
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Mueller, Tim – History of Education, 2017
This article examines the responses of former Nazi elite school staff to the pressures of denazification. Teachers of the National Political Education Institutes, known as Napolas for short--boarding schools for the Third Reich's racial elite--were especially affected by the purge of National Socialist supporters from positions of influence, due…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Political Science, Authoritarianism, Political Attitudes
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Howlett, John – History of Education, 2017
This paper seeks to explore the development, impact and contribution made by the New Ideals in Education conferences, which were held between 1914 and 1937. In particular, it will examine how the group emerged from the English Montessori Society and forged an identity of its own based on the thoughts and ideas of its two major protagonists: Edmond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Conferences (Gatherings), Montessori Method
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Suwignyo, Agus – History of Education, 2017
This paper examines United States-Indonesian cooperation in the training of Indonesian teachers during the early decades of the Cold War. Indonesia badly needed teachers but the government's efforts to train new teachers were hampered by the tremendous lack of teachers who could train new teachers. The aid provided by the United States enabled the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, International Cooperation, Educational History
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González-Delgado, Mariano – History of Education, 2017
The Holocaust was one of the most significant events of contemporary history and still has great relevance for current times. This paper analyses the portrayal of the Holocaust in secondary education history textbooks in Spain. As this type of research has grown in the international arena, the need to review critically this event in Spanish…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Textbooks
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Rosnes, Ellen Vea – History of Education, 2017
Education was an instrument in Christian missions' and colonial powers' civilisation projects. At the same time, education was also instrumental in fostering opposition. This article approaches perceptions of education mainly from the perspective of Norwegian Lutheran missionaries in French colonial Madagascar during the 1940s. The focus is on how…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, War, Conflict
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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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Rutledge, Jennifer Geist – History of Education, 2015
This paper explores the historical formation of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in the United States and argues that programme emergence depended on the ability of policy entrepreneurs to link the economic concerns of agricultural production with the ideational concern of national security. Using a historical institutionalist framework…
Descriptors: Educational History, Lunch Programs, Program Development, Security (Psychology)
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Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Gasman, Marybeth – History of Education, 2015
This article emphasises two major themes that address the influence of the Asian American Movement: (1) encouraging students to broaden the discourse on race and ethnic relations by redefining categories and challenging prevalent assumptions; (2) an increased tolerance and frequency in course offerings that examine and centralise the histories,…
Descriptors: Activism, Self Concept, Asian American Students, Educational History
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Preston, John – History of Education, 2015
In the cold war, the United Kingdom government devised a number of public education campaigns to inform citizens about the precautions that they should undertake in the event of a nuclear attack. One such campaign, Protect and Survive, was released to the general public and media in May 1980. The negative publicity this publication received is…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Public Education, Nuclear Energy
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Brühwiler, Ingrid – History of Education, 2015
As a neutral and multilingual country, Switzerland struggled with major domestic political conflicts during the First World War due to the two cultures of the French-speaking and German-speaking parts of the country. The divided cultural loyalties ("fossé moral", "Röstigraben"), consisting of Swiss-Germans supporting Germany…
Descriptors: Risk, War, Conflict, Multilingualism
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Helyar, Frances – History of Education, 2014
During a time of post-war sensitivity to Canadian nationalism and patriotism, public feeling was aroused in 1920 New Brunswick regarding a world history textbook with a new chapter about the First World War. The American author made no reference to Canada's war efforts. The subsequent public discussion focused on issues of patriotism, citizenship,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, History Instruction, Textbooks
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