This paper was given at two conferences: ‘Historical Perspectives on Scottish Education’ (The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21 October 2011) and the History of Education’s annual conference (Glasgow University Union, 27 November 2011). 3,863 more words
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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
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
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