History of Education Review

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 1, January

Countrymindedness and the Democratic Intellect: Permutations and Combinations in a Victorian Country State School, 1853 to 2007
'Countrymindedness' is a resonant but perhaps manufactured term, given wide currency in a 1985 article by political scientist and historian Don Aitkin in the Annual, Australian Cultural History. (1) Political ideology was his focus, as he charted the...
Her Civilising Mission: Discovering Hannah King through Her Textiles
"A first female teacher in the New Zealand Mission" (1) Hannah King (2) occupies a unique place in missionary and colonial history, the history of education, cross-cultural relations and material culture in New Zealand. She was the only woman from...
Learning in Nowhere: Individualism in Correspondence Education in 1938 and 1950
[In correspondence education] there is no class work in the ordinary sense. Each pupil's course is his own. The subjects that comprise it can be chosen to suit the individual pupil alone. The emphasis can be laid where it is most needed. The pupil...
More Than the Ordinary Domestic Drudge: Women and Technical Education in Auckland 1895-1922
Introduction Like many of his generation George George, the director of Auckland's Seddon Memorial Technical College (2) (1902-22), considered marriage and motherhood as women's true vocation and believed in separate but equal education for girls...
The Politics of Activity: Emergence and Development of Educational Programs for People with Disabilities between 1750 and 1860
From that moment on, a multitude of these individuals, who in the middle of all us seem to be death when compared to us, regain movement, action and life like we ourselves. Abbe C.M. de l'Epee, 1776 (1) Politics, activity and the history of disability...
Urged for More Than Fifty Years: Veterinary Education in New Zealand, C1900-1964
After the 1907 collapse of the new Otago University Veterinary School, a gap of over half a century elapsed before the Massey University Veterinary Faculty was opened in 1964. This interval means linear professionalisation accounts from pre-modern...
When the English Began to Hate: The Manufacture of German Demonisation in British School History Textbooks 1900-1930
Introduction There are a significant number of studies that argue that since the rise of mass education school textbooks have become essential instructional tools for curriculum delivery and that the school textbook holds a unique and significant...