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Serrano-López, Federico Guillermo; Somoza-Rodríguez, Miguel – History of Education, 2017
This article analyses the manner in which the physical and sexual energy of the white, native South American and black populations was represented in reading books for elementary school children in Spain and Colombia between 1900 and 1960. Ninety reading books from representative authors were examined. It was found that the ideal of extraordinary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Whites, Blacks
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Li, Lin – History of Education, 2017
The University of Hong Kong (HKU), following its establishment in 1911, has assumed the mission of bridging British and Chinese cultures, to prepare European and Chinese elite youth for political and other professional careers, and thus to improve Britain's cultural influence in competition with other western powers with regard to China. Dominated…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Universities, College Curriculum
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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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Wedin, Tomas – History of Education, 2017
According to an influential narrative in Swedish educational historiography, the Swedish educational system underwent a drastic change during the 1990s, moving towards a more individualistic and marketised system. Without denying the relevance of this perspective, this article argues that we can trace antecedents to the reforms undertaken in the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Educational Change
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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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Freeman, Mark; Kirke, Alice – History of Education, 2017
This review considers the periodical literature on the history of education published in 2016. It discusses general long-term trends in the field, but focuses mainly on the key areas of research in 2016 itself. The review is divided into several sections: ancient, medieval and early modern history; schooling and education policy; the history of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Huang, Hsuan-Yi – History of Education, 2017
This study examines localisation endeavours in contemporary Taiwan to explore the history of the Taiwanese localisation movement as a way of reimagining meanings of "Taiwaneseness" constructed under different historical circumstances. It focuses on the "xiangtu" (nativist) literature movement in colonial Taiwan in the early…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Literature, Asian Culture
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Servant-Miklos, Virginie F. C.; Spliid, Claus M. – History of Education, 2017
This paper proposes a historical analysis of the development of teaching roles at Aalborg University Centre in its first 10 years. The research highlights three processes through which the interpretation of the new "supervisor" roles was constructed within the problem-oriented, project-based educational model of AUC. First, the authors…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Problem Based Learning
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Bingham, Adrian; Delap, Lucy; Jackson, Louise; Settle, Louise – History of Education, 2016
This article reflects on methodological and ethical issues that have shaped a collaborative project which aims to chart social, legal and political responses to child sexual abuse in England and Wales across the twentieth century. The etymological problem of searching for child sexual abuse in the historical archive is discussed, given that the…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Historians
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Gleason, Mona – History of Education, 2016
Using examples from family letters sent to the Department of Education's Elementary Correspondence School (ECS) in the western Canadian province of British Columbia in the early twentieth century, this article discusses three potential problems or traps associated with concepts of agency in the history of children and youth. Following a brief…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Letters (Correspondence), Childrens Writing, Historical Interpretation
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van Drenth, Annemieke – History of Education, 2016
In 1855 the Revd C. E. Van Koetsveld established his "School for Idiots" in The Hague. Within two years, he had also opened a boarding facility that accommodated many of his pupils. Legal regulations demanded authorisation for a child to be placed in this asylum. This procedure included a questionnaire on the condition of the child. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Case Records, Residential Schools
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Arman, Ezwan; Mamat, Mohd Zufri; Hasbullah, Maisarah – History of Education, 2016
This paper traces the transmission of Western science through the agricultural education sector during the British colonial administration of Malaya. This education system included three levels: elementary, intermediate and the school of agriculture. To understand the process by which Western science was transmitted in Malaya, Basalla's model was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Agricultural Education, Foreign Policy
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Bakker, Nelleke – History of Education, 2016
From 1948 the World Health Organization expected child hygiene to include mental health. This article discusses the way school doctors adapted their activities and concerns accordingly in the mid-twentieth century in an agrarian-industrial area of the Netherlands. In spite of an improvement in pupils' physical health they shifted their attention…
Descriptors: Child Health, Rural Areas, Mental Health, School Health Services
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Fleming, Brian; Harford, Judith – History of Education, 2016
In 1831, the British Government decided to become directly involved in the provision of elementary education in Ireland, a country over which it then had jurisdiction. By European standards of the time this was a highly unusual step. A number of scholars have interrogated the factors that led to this outcome as well as the role played by various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Education, Politics of Education
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O'Connell, Noel Patrick – History of Education, 2016
This paper discusses the contributions of the Dominican Sisters and Sisters of Mercy in running schools for female deaf children in Ireland during the period 1846 to 1946. The schools were established as part of an attempt to educate Catholics in the Catholic faith and provide literacy to female deaf children. In assuming the challenge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Children
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