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Farren, Sean – History of Education, 1994
Examines tensions and divisions that formed the educational legacy of the two states in Ireland that emerged from the political settlements of 1920-21. Concludes that, on the eve of partition in 1921, deep divisions in education were reminders that education would continue to expose ideological differences between Ireland and Britain. (CFR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational History
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Daglish, N. D. – History of Education, 1990
Seeks to revise the view that the establishment of a national school medical service pursuant to the 1907 Administrative Provisions Act perpetuated a hidden agenda of Robert Morant. Traces the origins of the bill, and presents evidence disputing the claim that Morant can be credited with the bill. Includes political controversies generated over…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Health Needs
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Webster, Roger – History of Education, 1990
Examines how rural-urban, nonconformist-Anglican dichotomies characterized Welsh educational history. Discusses how nineteenth-century industrialization and social status encouraged Anglicization of Welsh schools and society. Analyzes subsequent developments that reawakened national consciousness, and demands for Welsh language instruction, now…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Chessum, Lorna – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Recounts some experiences of African-Caribbean children in Leicester (England) schools in the 1960s and 1970s. Argues that these can be understood in relation to cultural attitudes and the policies of the Local Education Authority, which were, in turn, related to government policies of the time. (DSK)
Descriptors: Blacks, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Watts, Ruth – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Examines the work of 18th-century educational reformer Anna Barbauld. Traces her links to other radical reform circles including the dissenting academy of Warrington, radical circles in East Anglia, Stoke Newington, the publisher Joseph Johnson, and Joseph and Mary Priestly. Discusses the impact of these groups on early 19th-century education.…
Descriptors: Biographies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History
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Bayley, Susan N. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Discusses the English Reform Movement of the 1880s and 1890s that attempted to revolutionize methods of modern language instruction by teaching them as living languages. Presents precedents of the Reform Movement, its principles and proponents, reactions to Reform methods, and the impact of the Reform Movement on schools. (DSK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
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Duffy, Brendan – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Examines educational preferences of workers in England's North-East coal mining districts in the late 19th-century. Contrasts views of worker preferences represented in the memoirs of socialist labor organizers with the preferences recorded in votes of working-class members of local school boards. Finds a strong conservatism in many areas of…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Boards of Education, Conservatism, Educational History