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Lundahl, Christian – History of Education, 2019
Between 1946 and 1956, the Swedish Psychological and Pedagogical Institute (SPPI) organised several summer courses for the purpose of training teachers in intelligence testing. The aim of the courses was to make these teachers the first gatekeepers who would meet and direct the youngest pupils into ordinary classes or into special classes. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intelligence Tests, Institutes (Training Programs), Summer Programs
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Johnston, Ron – History of Education, 2019
Geography emerged as an academic discipline in British universities in response to demands for trained teachers of the subject in the country's burgeoning secondary schools and their curricula formed a seamless transition from one to the other. In the 1960s a major shift in the nature of the academic discipline -- often termed the 'quantitative…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Universities, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Lei; Yang, Jian – History of Education, 2019
It is a wise choice for a backward country to explore overseas education bases to find the training for urgently needed talents. In 1900, the Qing government began actively sending students to study advanced technology in Japan. From that time, Tokyo Higher Technical School (THTS) became an indispensable overseas base for Chinese students studying…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Vocational Schools, Industrialization, Educational History
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Somogyvári, Lajos – History of Education, 2019
The subject of this article is a definite shift in socialist pedagogy: the implementation of polytechnic education in the late 1950s. First, the Soviet model is presented, then the analysis of its Hungarian introduction shows the decision-making process thoroughly, from the first steps in February 1958 to the publication of the 'Principles' in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Decision Making, Technical Education
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Shechter, Relli – History of Education, 2019
The 1923 Constitution prepared the legal framework for Egypt's semi-independence from British imperial control under a newly established liberal monarchy. This Constitution carried a promise for a significant change in setting the ground for a nascent national system of mass elementary education for boys and girls that would also be free of charge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Education, Public Education
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Moon, Paul – History of Education, 2019
From their inception in New Zealand in 1816, until the end of the century in some cases, most mission schools in the colony maintained instruction solely in the Maori language. However, from the 1840s, successive colonial governments promoted a secular schooling system in which English would be the language in which students were taught,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Language of Instruction, Acculturation
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Battiston, Simone; Grossutti, Javier P. – History of Education, 2019
This paper examines the early history of the Friuli Mosaic School (FMS), an Italian arts and crafts school specialising in mosaic and terrazzo. The history of the FMS opens up a rare window into an often-overlooked field in the history of education: arts and crafts schools in Fascist Italy (1922-1943). Then, the FMS excelled in mosaic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handicrafts, Art Education, Authoritarianism
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Clements, Charlotte – History of Education, 2019
This article examines tensions and developments in youth work following the Albemarle Report in 1960, which sought to revive the flagging youth service. It uses oral history interviews with former youth workers and club members in London and Liverpool, archival research looking at the documents of voluntary youth clubs and associations in London…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Clubs, Voluntary Agencies, Educational History
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Fisher, Roy – History of Education, 2019
This paper considers gender and social class in relation to teacher education through an episodic study of the development of adult educational institutions in Huddersfield. It briefly discusses nineteenth-century mechanics' institutes in the town before moving to a consideration of school teacher training college students in the twentieth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teacher Education, Adult Education
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Moed, Kamal Hasan – History of Education, 2019
British rule over Palestine between 1920 and 1948 was a vibrant and fateful period in the modern history of the country in all arenas (political, economic, societal, demographic and cultural), one of the most active of which in Palestinian society at the time was education. Many Palestinian educators assumed their role as freedom fighters, agents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Arabs, Jews
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Allison, John – History of Education, 2019
What do secondary school students in Ontario, Canada, need to know about the world in which they live in? How did a secondary school 'World Politics' course that emerged in Ontario in the 1960s address this question? The 'World Politics' course that emerged in the 1960s clearly came about as a result of societal and educational developments.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, International Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Furuhagen, Björn; Holmén, Janne; Säntti, Janne – History of Education, 2019
There are many similarities between the Nordic countries of Sweden and Finland, but they have made different decisions regarding their teacher-education policies. This article focuses on how the objectives of teacher education, particularly the vision of the ideal teacher, have changed in Sweden and Finland in the period after the Second World…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Politics of Education
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Hammar, Isak – History of Education, 2019
This article examines challenges to the classical paradigm of education in Sweden that followed in the wake of state-initiated attempts at school reform in the first decades of the nineteenth century. When the internal disputes of the so-called 'Genius Committee' resulted in a failure to overcome the increasing divide between reformers, a prolific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Conflict
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Goodman, Joyce – History of Education, 2019
This article explores the work of history and philosophy in publications by Willystine Goodsell, professor of history and philosophy at Teachers College, Columbia University, and the entanglement of Goodsell's approach to scholarship with that of her doctoral supervisor John Dewey. The article experiments with diffractive reading to examine…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Womens Education, Scholarship
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Bak, Tao – History of Education, 2018
Education in Victoria, Australia not only underwent significant change in the 1970s, but was witness to a widespread educational reform project. Whilst exploration of the more widespread alternatives has been of some interest, the smaller progressive traditions that emerged in some ways "alongside" the broader reforms have rarely been…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Aesthetics
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