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10 Documentaries on the History of Education

by Charlotte Rochez"Above all, documentary must reflect the problems and realities of the present. It cannot regret the past; it is dangerous to prophesy the future. It can, and does, draw on the past in its use of existing heritages but it only does so to give point...

Shakespeare on (early) modern education

by Charlotte RochezMany are currently celebrating Shakespeare's 450th birthday. A search for Shakespeare quotes on education and school, returned this top ten from the American Shakespeare Center. The quotes indicated how many of our contemporary views on school may...

Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson (1881-1955)

By Emma AnthonyTo mark our Wellcome Trust funded project, ‘Documenting the Understanding of Human Intelligence’*, which aims to catalogue and preserve the papers of educator and psychologist Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson (1881-1955), Edinburgh University archives and...

What’s the point of HES blog?

By Charlotte RochezIt is estimated that only 10 percent of historians share their scholarship in digital form in openly-accessible forms online (Townsend 2010 cited Nawrotzki & Dougherty 2013). In questioning this lack of engagement, and in...

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