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An adult residential college for Nazi leaders

I recently enjoyed a very pleasant few days walking in the North Eifel, an area of Germany that seems virtually unknown to British tourists. Situated between the major cities of the Rheinland and the borders with Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, it is enchantingly beautiful with its mixture of forests, hills, rivers, lakes and valleys. 478 more words

Education

Found in The School Paper: a story of gruesome death and straying from one's rightful place

The role of death in the literature provided to school children in the twentieth century deserves close attention.

I have written previously about the way in which school readers, for example, were intended to influence children to behave in morally desirable ways – often influenced heavily by protestant Christianity. 1,070 more words

Sociology

Focus and Educate Yourself: Education - Part 1

Education is one of the most virulent, debated, and politically explosive issues in our current society.

No more so than now, as a new embattled and controversial president-elect positions his cabinet to take control of our government. 600 more words

Speak Out

On being authentic

By Natalie Woods

When I recorded this video I didn’t have the philosophy of education in mind. However, I think some of the themes discussed will be relevant to anyone interested in education.

On being authentic

General

Two items from the Baines Collection at the IOE Library: The Lilliputian Library or Gulliver’s Museum

As we highlight the Baines Collection in our Special Collections Advent Calendar today, I thought it would be appropriate for me to write about two items from the collection based on some material I had prepared when I recently showcased our… 1,002 more words

Library And Archives

The Public Education "Culture Wars" of the Reconstruction Era

The historiography of the Reconstruction era has and continues to be overwhelmingly focused on questions of race, citizenship, and equal protection under the law in the years after the American Civil War. 1,037 more words

History

IOE Library's Special Collections Advent Calendar 2016

Although Advent officially began on 27th November this year, I am publishing the Special Collections Advent calendar today in the run up to Christmas. Over the next 25 days, starting today 1st December, you will get some information about each of the historical collections held in the Newsam Library. 95 more words

Library And Archives