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Rietveld-van Wingerden, Marjoke; Bakker, Nelleke – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
In the Netherlands, the first girl admitted to a qualifying secondary education and the first female university student were sisters, Frederika and Aletta Jacobs, after the father and Aletta had made successful requests. In each case, the admission brought an end to a long-standing male privilege. And in each case contemporaries conceived of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Jews, Educational History
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Weijers, Ido – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Reports on the educational initiatives in the Netherlands during the nineteenth century in relation to mental retardation. States that the optimism towards people with mental retardation that emerged in many countries in the second half of the nineteenth century did not emerge within the Netherlands. (CMK)
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Valk, John – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that issues of religion and the schools have surfaced again in the public forum. Discusses the controversy between public and private education in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in the 1800s. Concludes that public schools can never meet the needs of all and that the Utrecht compromise suggests that alternatives are possible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Role, Educational History
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Explores the role of genre painting in the education and socialization of 17th-century Dutch children. Focuses on three types of painted scenes that transmitted educational messages: the private sphere of family life and the public domain of the street and of the school. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art History, Child Rearing, Critical Viewing
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Bakker, Nelleke; van Essen, Mineke – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Explores the predominance of coeducation of secondary schools in The Netherlands, focusing on the years between 1871, when the first girl was admitted to a boys' school, and 1929. Considers topics such as the conditions of entry of the first generation of girls and the results of inquiries into school practices. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coeducation, Educational History, Educational Improvement
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Hansen, Erik – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
Political events in 1902 and 1917 in the Netherlands affirmed parity subsidizing of private and public elementary schools. The history of those events, centering on educational policy, and their effect on the future of politics and education are explored in this article. (JH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Schools, Marxism