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Doney, Jonathan; Parker, Stephen G.; Freathy, Rob – History of Education, 2017
This article seeks to exemplify the extent to which oral life history research can enrich existing historiographies of English Religious Education (RE). Findings are reported from interviews undertaken with a sample of key informants involved in designing and/or implementing significant curriculum changes in RE in the 1960s and 1970s. The…
Descriptors: Historiography, Religious Education, Educational History, Oral History
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Lowe, Roy – History of Education, 2003
Focuses on two examples of how the English education system acquired characteristics and practices from Scotland and other sources. States that since Scottish and English backgrounds were similar, the predominant progress of Scotland's education system played the larger role in English educational development. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Background, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Planning
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Grier, Julie – History of Education, 2002
Focuses on child migration issues and the impact of the British National Children's Home and Barnardo's, voluntary child care societies during 1948-1967. States England dictated child migration policy in Australia. Concludes the child migration study illustrates how the voluntary sector can be exploited by the state to fulfill controversial…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Griffin, Colin – History of Education, 2002
Discusses education issues in 1840-1870 for children of coalfield workers. Focuses on the Leicestershire and Derbyshire (England) coalfield children. Describes gender education strategies, mining legislation that considered youth as a labor source, and coalmine owners' goal to produce an educated workforce. States education had positive effects on…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Coal, Education Work Relationship, Educational History
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Bloomfield, Anne – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the work of Cecil Sharp (1859-1924), an educator who was the driving force behind a folk-dance revival in England, and the English Folk-Dance Society whose goal was to disseminate knowledge of English Folk-Dances, Singing Games, and Folk-Songs to encourage their practice as a means of national identity in English society. (MER)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Dance, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Copeland, Ian – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the evolution of defining special needs students (SEN) and how they were educated in British classrooms of the 1870-1914 time period. Discusses the Warnock Report, the 1981 Education Act, and other historically relevant documents pertaining to SEN. Concludes that pragmatism and educational policy have historically traveled in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Myers, Kevin – History of Education, 2001
Discusses the hidden history of refugee schooling in England during 1914-18. Focuses primarily on the Belgian refugee children who escaped to England during World War I. Invites education researchers and historians to include the aspects and issues of refugee schooling to adequately convey a clear picture of educational history. (MER)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Baker, Gordon – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the 1870 British Education Act's impact on English and Welsh schools. Discusses three philosophical and political collaborators involved in the 1870 Act: William Edward Forester, Earl de Grey of Ripon, and Henry Austin Bruce. Concludes that they significantly impacted the 1860s education initiatives as well as the Education Act. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
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Bowen, Paul – History of Education, 2001
Explores the relationship between English canal boat children and compulsory education requirements during 1900-1940. Focuses primarily on the 1900-1914 era and the difficulty of educating canal boat children. Discusses the Living In Committee Report and the Canal Boats Bill. Concludes this era contributed to progress in educating travelling…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods
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Moore, Roger – History of Education, 2001
Focuses on the William Crane School (Nottingham, England), a project of British Director of Education, A. H. Whipple, and a response to the 1926 Hadow Report calling for educational reorganization. The school was an embodiment of Nottingham education and housing program efforts, providing for elementary through adult training needs. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Marsden, William E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
The historical development of social ecology and ways in which an ecological approach can illuminate the study of urban education are discussed. An interdisciplinary, microecological framework is applied to the study of links between schooling and community in a nineteenth-century dockland slum. (SR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Ecology, Educational History
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Friedman, Alice T. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Educational theory and practice among the most privileged group in English society--the nobility and upper gentry--are examined. Fundamental differences distinguished the humanist program of study for girls from that for boys during the middle years of the sixteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Stocks, John C. – History of Education, 1996
Examines the controversy that led to the passage of legislation governing religious instruction in Britain and Scotland in the 1870s. Attempting to satisfy an unwieldy mix of denominations, politicians, and secularists, the legislation severely constricted religious instruction in England and Wales and left it almost untouched in Scotland. (MJP)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Role, Educational History, Educational Legislation
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Cook, Lynn – History of Education, 1999
Examines the aspects of the 1944 Education Act that promoted outdoor education and the changes as the Bill passed through parliament. Reviews the practice of outdoor education and how Local Education Authorities (LEA) responded to the legislation. Demonstrates how the outdoors was incorporated into children's education as a response to social and…
Descriptors: Child Health, Delinquency Prevention, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Betts, Robin – History of Education, 1998
Reviews the efforts for developing technical education in England that occurred from 1867-89, the reasons for wanting to institute technical education, and the various reasons why the call for technical education failed. Maintains that England's refusal to adopt the technical education approaches of other countries has long been regretted. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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