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‘Trendy, airy-fairy methods’: teachers’ resistance to progressive education

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Teachers rarely grasped the full complexities of the psychological theories that they encountered. However, the ways they used psychology and how it influenced their concepts of childhood were not ... More


A half-reformed education? Teaching practice and local change

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter considers the implementation of non-utopian progressivism in English and Welsh primary and secondary modern schools since 1918, contending that it was precisely because child-centred ... More


Primary school teachers, gender and concepts of childhood

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter firstly considers how gender shaped female teachers’ experiences in the primary school classroom. It suggests that progressive education was itself gendered feminine, due to its ... More


Conclusion: the reinvention of childhood?

Laura Tisdall

in A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901.00014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The conclusion argues that the failure to connect the histories of education and the histories of childhood and youth, especially in work on twentieth-century Britain, has led to significant problems ... More


Does It Happen Here?

Sheila Murie and Liz Owens

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the responses of one Scottish city to the emergence of human trafficking as a challenging and unknown area of child protection work. A candid description of early developments, ... More


Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

As internet use is extending to younger children, there is an increasing need for research focusing on the risks young users are experiencing, as well as the opportunities, and how they should cope. ... More


Children’s and parents’ participation: current thinking

Lorna Stabler

in Decision Making in Child and Family Social Work: Perspectives on Children's Participation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447354444
eISBN:
9781447354468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354444.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter seeks to ground the reader in some of the key concepts and thinking relevant to the research that populates the following chapters. It starts by considering what participation means, and ... More


Child-Centred Learning in Praxis: Implementing Multigrade–Multilevel Methodology in Rural Schools of Rishi Valley

Rohini Ram Mohan

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Placing the larger concepts of MGML, the notions of child-centred learning and key ideas of J. Krishnamurti on education at the centre of analysis, this chapter documents the translation of these ... More


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