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Daglish, Neil – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Seeks to redress the imbalance in the clerical division of the British Board of Education. Provides a unique "bottom-up" view of the Board's structure and functions and reflects the contentious employment issues, in particular class, faced by the Civil Service as a whole during the time of the Selby-Bigge affair. (CMK)
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Boards of Education, Clerical Workers, 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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Simon, Joan – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1988
Traces the progress of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge's (England) charity school movement in the early eighteenth century and its shift from promotion of catechistical instruction to putting children to work in workhouses that served to banish idleness and beggary. (GEA)
Descriptors: Child Labor, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Prophet, Bob; Hodson, Derek – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1988
Traces the changing aims of science education in England from the early nineteenth century through the recent Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP). Proposes that the way in which school science is perceived today is socially constructed. Considers how selection of curriculum occurs and how it is presented to the learner. (GEA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Humble, N. J. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1988
Discusses how athleticism was used to imbue qualities of patriotism, manliness, courage, obedience, and physical fitness in British middle- and upper-class boys during the 1870s. Examines the idea of whether the ideology of athleticism contributed to various London schools moving from the inner-city to the suburbs in 1897 and 1902. (GEA)
Descriptors: Athletics, Boarding Schools, Curriculum Design, Educational Change
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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
Rutkowski, Edward, Ed. – Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society, 1982
Divided into four parts, this document presents papers covering: quantitative analysis and educational history, ethnicity and education, educational paradigms, and schooling in the urban heartland. The first paper in part 1, "The Social and Economic Correlates of School Attendance among the Children of Textile Workers, 1890" (D. L. Angus, B. A.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Children, Educational History, Educational Policy
Ripley, David B., Ed.; Davis, Norma Salazar, Ed.; Watras, Joseph, Ed.; Wilson, Anna Victoria, Ed. – Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society, 2000
This journal is devoted to the reflective examination of educational issues and problems from the perspective of diverse disciplines. Volumes 19-25 were published under the title "Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society," while volumes 26-27 were published under the title "American Educational History Journal."…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
Rutkowski, Edward, Ed. – Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society, 1986
The papers of this proceedings are presented in 5 parts. In part 1, "Education in Nineteenth Century Europe," the two papers describe the inception of the Ragged School Union in England and the educational opportunities in Naples. The titles are: "The Ragged Schools of Victorian England and Their Contribution to Child…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Children, Compulsory Education, Consolidated Schools
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