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The first open air schools in Holland arose in the vicinity of sanatoria and health institutes for children recovering of tuberculosis. The 'First Dutch Open Air School' dates from 1913 and was... [Item of the Day]
Francisco Ferrer Guardia (1859-1909) was a freemason, an atheist and a radical educational reformer who felt affinity with anarchism. On September 8, 1901, he opened La Escuela Moderna [The modern... [Item of the Day]
In the 40s, Turkey experimented with elevating the education level in the countryside. `Village institutes' (Köy enstitüleri) were founded according to the ideas of philosopher-educator John Dewey,... [Item of the Day]
An ambitious student named Hendrick Swaen started a new arithmetic exercise book on 30 November 1694. On the front page Hendrick drew childlike sketches of swans around his name. His sums are... [Item of the Day]