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Alix, Sébastien-Akira – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
At the 1900 Paris World's Fair, Frances Benjamin Johnston, one of America's first women photographers, played a key role in publicising in Europe American progressivism and emancipation in education. Through displaying photographs taken in the Washington DC public schools, she revealed to the international audience how American progressive…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Photography, Public Schools, Audiences
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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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Moore, Keith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This study investigates the "educational borrowing" of Pestalozzi's and Fellenberg's reforms by James Bonwick, an Australian schoolmaster and inspector in the 1840s and 1850s. The article initially examines Pestalozzi's and Fellenberg's teaching methods and philosophies. Adopting a biographical approach, it then explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Inspection, Institutional Evaluation
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Rabazas Romero, Teresa; Ramos Zamora, Sara; Sanz Simón, Carlos – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the framework of European educational convergence, university teaching must respond to the new challenges posed by the European System of Transfer Credits (ECTS) while encouraging improvement and innovation in didactical aspects of formation. In Spain, the field of the History of Education has assumed an active role in the advancement of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Instructional Innovation, College Transfer Students, College Credits
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the work of three British Women Education Officers (WEOs) in Nigeria as the colony was preparing for independence. Well-qualified and progressive women teachers, Kathleen Player, Evelyn Clark (née Hyde), and Mary Hargrave (née Robinson), were appointed as WEOs in 1945, 1949, and 1950 respectively. I argue that the three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Womens Education
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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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Stover, Sue – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Geographically isolated in the south-west Pacific but intellectually and culturally connected to Western Europe, Aotearoa New Zealand's early childhood education sector is a unique mix of influences. The imprint of progressive education is evident in a legacy of "free play" programmes, yet its national curriculum is built on the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Play, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders
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Goossens, Cedric; Van Gorp, Angelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Since the 1970s, many western welfare states have been subject both to increased migration and to a renewed interest in progressive education. The present article addresses the question of whether these two phenomena are related and how changing notions of the welfare state shape and are shaped by this relationship. To answer the question, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Migration, Migrants
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Mahamud Angulo, Kira; Groves, Tamar; Milito Barone, Cecilia Cristina; Hernández Laina, Yovana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article explores visions of war and peace in the education system during the Spanish transition to democracy. During those years, the Spanish state was faced with the challenge of leaving its authoritarian political past behind and forging a democratic civic culture. As the concepts of war and peace are inextricably linked to those of state…
Descriptors: Civics, War, Peace, Democracy
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Wraga, William G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Although progressive education was an international phenomenon, historical interpretations of it may be affected on the national level by academic and institutional contingencies. An analysis of how US and English historians of education interpret progressive education reforms in their respective countries identified a strain of condescension…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Historiography, Educational History, Comparative Education
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Ellis, Jason A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article is about the deaf education methods debate in the public schools of Toronto, Canada. The author demonstrates how pure oralism (lip-reading and speech instruction to the complete exclusion of sign language) and day school classes for deaf schoolchildren were introduced as a progressive school reform in 1922. Plans for further oralist…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Progressive Education, Educational Change
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Räisänen, Mirka – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Finnish school teachers are unlike their colleagues in many countries, for their ethos and skills have traditionally formed the basis for a profession which has been very loyal to the state and to the changing educational ideologies of the government. Critical historical periods of wars and social revolutions have, however, produced--to a small…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Associations, Educational History, Secondary School Teachers
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del Pozo Andrés, María del Mar – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
The progressive education movement was known in Spain from its very inception, and in fact many of its pedagogical theories and practices reached Spain before reaching other European countries. Yet traditional historiography has always maintained that Spain was never integrated in the progressive education movement, a misconception that helps…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Teaching Methods
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Qvarsebo, Jonas U. D. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article examines the vision of the Swedish comprehensive school reform between 1946-1962 as it pertains to the ever-troubling questions of discipline and order in school. Inspired primarily by the work of Michel Foucault and his genealogical perspective, the article problematises the notion that character formation and school discipline…
Descriptors: Discipline, Politics of Education, School Restructuring, Progressive Education
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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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