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Adkins, Michael Jessee – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
Afghanistan's public education system has been victimized by the brutal oppression of the Taliban Regime. Schools were destroyed, teachers were executed, and women were prevented from receiving an education. However, the situation has improved in recent years. Public school enrollment rates and educational access for females have substantially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Public Education, Womens Education
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Lau, Grace; Ho, Kwok Keung – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This paper will present multiple themes that are intermingled with one another, aiming to bring an overview of sociology of education and its application in the Hong Kong situation. One of the themes concerns how sociology of education has intertwined with the socio-political aspect of Hong Kong before and after year 1997 resulting in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum
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Engel, Liba H. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This article explores the history and pedagogy of Janusz Korczak within the context of his contemporary early Twentieth-Century European Innovative Educators which include Maria Montessori, Homer Lane, A.S. Neill, and Anton Semyonovitch Makarenko. The pedagogies of the aforementioned are compared and contrasted within the literature.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Montessori Method, Educational History, Teaching Methods
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Hein, George E. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The combination of pedagogy and political aims, a constant theme in the progressive school education literature, is reflected as well in the history of museum education. Museum educators, following the lead of John Dewey, advocated for experiential pedagogy, a natural course for museums since they emphasize learning from objects and experiences…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Educational History
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Jorrin Abellan, Ivan M.; Villagra Sobrino, Sara L.; Garcia Sastre, Sara – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
During the Spanish Second Republican government (April 1931-July 1939), there was an institutional initiative in the country called "Misiones Pedagogicas", deeply based in the early Deweyan conception of Progressive Education. The aim of this project was bringing access to culture, entertainment and some sort of progress to rural areas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Progressive Education, Rural Areas
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Arslan, Hasan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of elementary school teachers about the sensitiveness of principals, teachers, and curriculum on multicultural education. Education provides the transmission and the advancement of its culture while it is developing and enhancing the common values, the integrity and the progress of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Values, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Policy
Eryaman, Mustafa Yunus – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The author situates this paper within ongoing debates in related areas such as reflective practice, critical pedagogy, practical wisdom and critical theory. First, the author identifies some of the problems in the present notions of reflective teaching and progressive teacher education. The analyzes and compares the traditional-technical and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education