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The development of infant education in Ireland, 1838-1948 : epochs and eras

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Rethinking education ; v. 4, Peter Lang, Oxford ; New York, p.301 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1140.25 .I73 O26 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8832584

Keywords:

Education, Preschool--Ireland--History--19th century, Preschool--Ireland--History--20th century

Abstract:

Contents: New educational thinking: a European perspective -- New educational thinking: an Irish experience -- A new concept of schooling and wilderspin as a transformational individual -- The struggle for child-centred infant education: Irish women pioneers -- State endorsement of child-centred principles of education -- A national curriculum based on child-centred principles -- A national curriculum created to promote a Gaelic revival, 1922-1948 -- Reclaiming child-centred infant education: the revised national curriculum of 1948 -- Conclusion: a backward glance.

Publication Language:

eng