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Cole, Josh – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article brings the Italian activist and thinker Antonio Gramsci's theory of organic intellectualism and the Canadian historian Ian McKay's theory of liberal state-formation to bear on the "Indian Question" -- or how best to yoke Indigenous children and young people to the modern Canadian state. From the mid-nineteenth to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Differences
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Milewski, Patrice; Ydesen, Christian; Andreasen, Karen E. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article compares and contrasts the use of mental testing and the formation of educational streaming in Denmark and Ontario during the interwar years. In this sense, the article adds nuances to the meaning of internationalism as well as contributing to our knowledge about how ideas of testing practices circulated among countries and…
Descriptors: Barriers, Foreign Countries, International Education, Correlation
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Raptis, Helen – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Substantial historical research indicates that during World War II Canadian schools were considered optimal sites for fostering nationalistic sentiments in teachers and learners. Policymakers directed educators and students to collect scrap metals, purchase war savings certificates, salute the flag, and undertake marching drills. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Memory, Educational History
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Gleason, Mona – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Delivered as one of the keynote addresses at the International Standing Committee on the History of Education (ISCHE) Conference held in Chicago in August 2016, this paper offers a broad review of how the body and embodiment have been incorporated into histories of education. Based on this historiography, I extend three "inspiring…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Conferences (Gatherings), Research Methodology
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article considers the theoretical argument of anthropologist Tim Ingold, that the denial and subsequent encasement of bare feet in footwear was a critical characteristic of the development of modern societies, in exploring three aspects of feet, footwork, and footwear in the history of the modern school. First, the material conditions of feet…
Descriptors: Human Body, Clothing, Social Change, Educational Development
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Sneath, Robyn – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
In 1874, 6000 Old Colony Mennonites, an ethno-religious minority sect, immigrated to the Canadian prairies from Russia, after negotiating a charter of privileges with the federal government. Chief among these freedoms was the right to educate their children without government interference. Between 1890 and 1922, tensions mounted between the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Religious Cultural Groups, Educational Legislation, Minority Groups
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Griffith, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Indian residential schools lasted in Canada for nearly 150 years, with the last one closing in 1996. Canada's recently concluded Truth and Reconciliation Commission has confirmed what Indigenous families have said all along: many Indigenous children endured abuse, prolonged separation between parent and child, and intergenerational legacies.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives
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Smaller, Harry – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
A number of education researchers, both in Europe and in North America, have claimed that classroom teachers in state schooling systems have suffered from a process of "de-professionalisation" and/or "de-skilling" over recent decades. This paper argues that these claims are problematic, on at least two grounds. First, for…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Professional Autonomy, Educational History, Public School Teachers
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Bruno-Jofré, Rosa – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This paper explores major historiographic "turns" in history of education with a focus, although not exclusively, on English-speaking Canada. It addresses the transformative intellectual impact of the turn toward social history on the history of education, the impact of cultural history and the linguistic turn, the reception of Michel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historiography, Educational History, Intellectual History
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McCulloch, Gary – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Fred Clarke (1880-1952) was a key figure in the internationalisation of educational studies and research in the first half of the twentieth century. Clarke aimed to heighten the ideals and develop the practices of educational studies and research through promoting mutual influences in different countries around the world. He envisaged the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Global Approach, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education
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Brownlee, Jamie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In this article, I reopen some of the seminal theoretical debates among critical scholars on the nature of educational reform, arguing that there has been a consistent tendency in the literature to dismiss or downplay the significance of "instrumentalist" analyses in favour of cultural/hegemonic and structuralist explanations. As a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, War, Educational Change
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Christou, Theodore Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This paper concentrates on a seminal figure in the history of Canadian education who has never previously been the subject of historical examination: Duncan McArthur. As Deputy Minister, then Minister of Education, in Ontario between 1934 and 1942, he guided the province's public schools during a period of dramatic reorganisation within a context…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change
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Burke, Catherine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article reports on the opening up of a new, rich seam of interdisciplinary research that brings together historians of education with historians of art and architecture to examine the meaning and incidence of "The Decorated School". It examines the origins of the idea of art as educator in the nineteenth century and discusses how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Art History, Educational Facilities Design
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Macnab, Natasha; Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Over the past two decades there has been a growing interest in the exploration of "transnational history". This work has focused in general on understanding the "movement, ebb and circulation" of ideas across borders and in particular on the introduction, transmission, reception and appropriation of ideas through the process of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Global Approach, Research Methodology
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
Using a transnational framework, this paper focuses on four graduates of Gipsy Hill Training College (GHTC) for nursery school teachers in London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-twentieth century. Firstly, I explore GHTC's progressive ideals and highlight ways in which its principal, Lillian de Lissa, encouraged students to "think…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Females, Nursery Schools
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