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Sani, Roberto – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
The "Partial Agenda for Modern European Educational History" proposed by Albisetti focuses primarily on the nineteenth century, and on some large-scale trends and issues, such as those relating to education and secondary instruction for women. Discussing this issue implies--especially in the diverse and heterogeneous context of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Depaepe, Marc; Hulstaert, Karen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This keynote consists of two parts. The first part offers some general observations from the past related to the power (and eventual powerlessness) of education. The aim is to create a framework with which the specific case, discussed in the second part, must be interpreted. Furthermore, it is emphasised that almost every pedagogical intervention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Empowerment, Catholic Schools
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Reuben, Julie A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that changes in citizenship education during the progressive era (emphasizing community and the common welfare rather than individual rights) grew out of support for a strong, activist central government. Questions earlier assumptions that the change occurred in reaction to immigration. Discusses competing conceptions of citizenship and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Educational History
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Khan, Yoshimitsu – History of Education, 2000
Presents a study that traces the rise and development in Japanese education from 1926-45, examining educational policies and the role of teachers and schools. Reports that the factors that produced ultra-nationalistic and fascist education were already founded during the years of 1868-1912. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Fascism
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Osgood, Robert L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Contrasts the rhetoric and implementation of common schools (tax-supported, free public education) in 19th-century Boston with some subsequent educational discrimination. The Boston Public School system established intermediate schools and ungraded classes as a means of instructing illiterate immigrant children. It rapidly became a system of…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Educational Discrimination, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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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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Ayres, David – History of Education, 1999
Argues that education under the Khmer Rouge must be examined within the context of the ideology that underpinned the Communist regime and the policies and practices that emanated from that ideology. Explains that the Khmer Rouge attempted to rebuild education within the context of their ideological commitment to self-reliance. (CMK)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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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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Marsden, William E. – History of Education, 1998
Compares the development of conservation education in North America and Britain. Reports that the focus of British conservation education was on preserving the countryside, while the United States focused on protecting natural resources. Finds that a major difference was that the label of 'conservation education' did not appear in Britain. (CMK)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Citizenship Education, Comparative Analysis, Conservation Education
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Grosvenor, Ian – History of Education, 1999
Presents questions about the nature of national identity and the role of education in its formation. Explores four texts from the middle and late 20th century. Offers reflections on the problems and possibilities in exploring national identity. Concludes with a discussion of national identity and education in the future. (CMK)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hoffman, Stuart D. – History of Education, 1999
Provides an overview of compulsory moral education in Japan from 1886 through 1997, tracing the introduction of specific ideals to elementary and secondary students. Argues that moral education was used to instill conformity, docility, and social cohesion in Japanese youth in order to fulfill the priorities of the political system. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Compulsory Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Clayton, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Discusses the educational destruction and construction in Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) under the Khmer Rouge regime. Explains that in constructing the Democratic Kampuchea education system the Khmer Rouge sought to harness the power of education to their agenda of egalitarian, self-reliant, and agrarian socialism. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Simon, Frank; Van Damme, Dirk – History of Education, 1993
Describes the role of Francois Laurent in shaping the educational system of Ghent (Belgium), an early industrialized city, during the late 1800s. Discusses the social and educational issues that resulted from industrialization, the creation of a working class, and the needs of working class children. (CFR)
Descriptors: Church Role, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Whitehead, Clive – History of Education, 1993
Rejects Kilemi Mwiria's contention that the primary goal of the educational system in colonial Kenya was to deliberately prepare Africans for subjugation and subordination. Contends that the British government did not have the funds to support expansion or improvement of the African educational system. (CFR)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Colonialism, Educational Finance, Educational History
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