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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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Yuh, Leighanne – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Despite the turbulent political circumstances of the 1880s, and notwithstanding opposition from key government officials, this decade witnessed the Korean government's initial attempts to establish educational institutions modelled after western schools--the Royal College (Yugyeong Gongweon), a military academy (Yeonmu Gongweon), and an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Public Officials, Military Schools
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Neuhaus, Dolf-Alexander – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article sets out to elucidate the role of Japanese Protestants in the education of Koreans during the early twentieth century. Scholarship has often assigned only marginal roles to Japanese Protestants within the history of Japanese imperialism, despite the remarkable success of western missionaries in Korea at the time. As imperial expansion…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Protestants, Foreign Policy, Religious Education
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Hai, Alessandra Arce; Simon, Frank; Depaepe, Marc – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
This article seeks to analyse, comprehend and apprehend the appropriation processes of Ovide Decroly's ideas in Brazil through the translation of his books and that of Amélie Hamaïde into Portuguese. The article discusses the following questions. Why did Brazilian intellectuals and teachers need to import Decroly's ideas to be applied in Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Books, Translation, Educational History
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Rogers, Rebecca – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article considers the role "Paedagogica Historica" has played in stimulating new approaches in the history of education within the international community since the emergence of the new series in 1900. Particular focus is placed on the volumes published in the wake of ISCHE (International Standing Conference in the History of…
Descriptors: Role, Periodicals, Educational History, Educational Strategies
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Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
In the context of the international exchange of school reform ideas and concepts, the new schools in Hamburg were recognised as exemplary instances of a revolutionary and forceful reform in the public elementary school systems. Based on studies of transfer and their premise that the transnational transfer of ideas, practices and objects does not…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Fellowships
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Buchardt, Mette – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Particularly after the Danish political system changed to parliamentarism in 1901, a growing interest in, and expanded meaning of, culture as a pedagogical category developed in relation to state schooling, on the road to a comprehensive school system for "the whole population". This article elaborates on the role played by theological…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Oelsner, Veronica – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This article focuses on the reforms in the field of vocational education, as well as on representations related to work, in Argentina during Peron's political leadership. In the framework of far-reaching economic reforms and social transformations, while in the position of secretary of labour (1943-1945) Peron started a vocational education…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Educational History
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Wils, Kaat; Verschaffel, Tom – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The public debates on history education that occurred in many countries over the past decades have given rise to the idea that people live in an age of "history wars". While these wars are primarily fought on a national level, they are increasingly looked at as a global phenomenon. In most cases, they are the expression of tensions between the…
Descriptors: Historians, History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Educational History
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Raftery, Deirdre – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article provides a review and critique of scholarship on female education in Ireland, arguing that researchers have provided a consensual narrative in which women religious (nuns) played a central role in providing academic education to girls and higher education to women. The tendency has been to claim the activities of women religious as…
Descriptors: Nuns, Academic Education, Foreign Countries, Womens Education
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Meirlaen, Matthias – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article investigates the role of the recent revolutionary past in post-Napoleonic history education in the Southern Netherlands. From 1794 until 1815 the Southern Netherlands had been incorporated into the French revolutionary state and the Napoleonic Empire, respectively. Often, the experience of the revolution is associated with the birth…
Descriptors: Conflict, Foreign Countries, Historians, History Instruction
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Albisetti, James C. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The long-time Prussian/German Crown Princess Victoria (1840-1901), known after her husband's death as the Empress Frederick, played an important role as patroness of and advocate for many forms of academic and vocational education for girls and women. This article examines her work for various institutions in Berlin as well as her homeland. It…
Descriptors: Females, Schools, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Ydesen, Christian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The focus of this article is to draw attention to the presence and importance of travelling ideas, knowledge, and practices in Danish history of educational testing. The article introduces and employs a spatial methodological approach in relation to the connections between the international testing community and the emerging Danish practice of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Testing, Intelligence Tests, Foreign Countries
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Kallaway, Peter – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The advent of educational policy debate and educational research in the first half of the twentieth century is part of the quest for respectability and influence in the social sciences. There was an increasing quest for "objective" methodologies and data as missionary societies, philanthropic foundations and governments sought reliable…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Philanthropic Foundations, Anthropology, Foreign Countries
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Rogers, Rebecca Elizabeth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
This article focuses on the first school for indigenous girls in Algeria that opened in Algiers in 1845. The founder, Eugenie Luce, taught girls the rudiments--French language and grammar, reading, arithmetic, and Arabic, while the afternoon hours were devoted to sewing. This early focus on teaching French in order to achieve the "fusion of…
Descriptors: Females, Vocational Education, Arabs, Workshops
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