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Viacava, Juan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines the Uruguayan state approach to the teaching of writing in public elementary education during the 1830s, and is an attempt to explain why state officials advanced new pedagogical methods aimed at increasing rationalisation and standardisation. While many different handwriting styles existed in the past, the school system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Handwriting
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Goodman, Joyce – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article deconstructs some of the underlying assumptions that inform projects in Paynter and Aston's 1970 book, "Sound and Silence." Foucauldian and Deleuzian technologies of power and technologies of desire are used to frame an argument that Paynter and Aston's projects play into the fabrication of sonorous bodies and sonic selves…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Creative Teaching
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Clark, Jennifer – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper examines prime minister Robert Menzies decision to support science education in Australian schools in 1963. This was a landmark shift in policy for the federal government, but in many ways mirrors the decision of Eisenhower who brought down the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) in 1958. The paper uses a transnational approach to…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Public Officials
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Hoegaerts, Josephine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
At the heart of the nineteenth-century educational soundscape lies a paradox. Whilst "modern" classrooms generally strived for orderly silence, the goal of its educational practices was the production of competent "citizens". Middle-class boys in particular were expected to acquire a voice fit for business, the professions, or…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Practices, Speech, Educational Objectives
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Di Spurio, Laura – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
The article examines the various discourses, engaged in by social observers and experts alike, on the relationship between radio, music, and youth during the 1950s and 60s. Through articles, inquiries, and surveys led by Belgian pedagogues, psychologists, educators, social workers, and journalists, the author moves from the topic of radio to the…
Descriptors: Radio, Music, Sociocultural Patterns, Leisure Time
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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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Rousmaniere, Kate – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This essay examines the way in which nostalgia informs the 1953 painting of a school setting by the popular American artist Norman Rockwell. "The Girl with Black Eye", the cover image of the American popular magazine "The Saturday Evening Post" on 23 May 1953, draws on traditional American iconography of the disciplining of…
Descriptors: Memory, Imagination, Educational History, Art
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Dussel, Inés – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
There are images in the history of education that can be considered iconic, images that are, as Georges Didi-Huberman says, "full of future". In this article, I want to consider two children's films from the 1930s, "Emil und die Detektive" (Gerhard Lamprecht, Germany, 1931) and "Zéro de conduite" (Jean Vigo, France,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Conflict, Films, Children
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Palmer, Amy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Joseph King (1860-1943), known as the "Mad Hatter" because of his appearance and eccentric manner, was a man who cared very much about education in a wide range of arenas. He was a founder of Mansfield House University Settlement in London and of the peasant arts movement, both philanthropic organisations which aimed to improve the lot…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Personality, Politics of Education
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Couchez, Elke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This paper looks at the educational project of Belgium's acclaimed socialist and modernist architect Renaat Braem (1910-2001). While Braem is foremost remembered as a militant opinion maker, his work as an educator and an artist has received little scrutiny. When Braem was appointed interim director at the Antwerp National Higher Institute for…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Buildings, Architectural Education, Urban Planning
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Brass, Jory – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This study draws from histories of "educationalisation" and neo-Foucaultian histories of English teaching in an archival analysis that revisits landmark pedagogical texts that coincided with the rapid expansion of the school subject English in between the 1894 Report of the Committee of Ten and 1918 Cardinal Principles of Secondary…
Descriptors: Educational History, Social Problems, Self Determination, English Instruction
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van Gijlswijk, Dick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The declining economy of the Dutch Republic obliged city governments in the eighteenth century to take measures to undo the effects of the social deterioration. They therefore founded schools for the poor and sometimes gave full financial support. After 1795, the Batavian Revolution proclaimed that primary education was a state affair, but after a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Educational History, Financial Support, Economic Factors
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Bürgi, Regula – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
At present, European education policy, research and administration is dominated by a specific concept of reform, namely so-called output governance, whose rise to prominence in national contexts in the 1990s coincided with the advance of international tests of school performance such as PISA. In this article it is argued that there is much more to…
Descriptors: School Administration, Governance, Educational History, International Organizations
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Rothen, Christina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This paper analyses the formation and development of educational research institutions within the educational administration using the example of four research institutions in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The analysis gives insight into the institutionalisation process of education research outside the university with special focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Administration, Organizational 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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