History of Education Review: Volume 47 Issue 2


The official journal of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society

Table of contents - Special Issue: Powerful narratives and compelling explanations

Guest Editors: Craig Campbell, Dorothy Kass

The partnering of museums and academics: working together on history that matters

Eloise Wallace, Kay Morris Matthews

Museums and academics collaborating to create knowledge and learning opportunities is a current innovative strand of museum theory and practice. Working together across…

Affective practices and the prison visit: learning at Port Arthur and the Cascades Female Factory

Amy McKernan

The purpose of this paper is to consider the ways Port Arthur Historic Site and the Cascades Female Factory educate visitors using the often contentious and confronting…

“The system of compulsory education is failing”: Assimilation, mobility and Aboriginal students in Victorian State schools, 1961-1968

Beth Marsden

The purpose of this paper is to examine the ways in which the mobility of indigenous people in Victoria during the 1960s enabled them to resist the policy of assimilation…

Totalitarian school politics during fascism in Italy and their transgenerational effects

Annemarie Augschöll

The research is rooted in the interest in educational biographies of ethnic and linguistic minorities in Europe during the twentieth century. The purpose of this paper is…

Australian education policy from the 1970s: an autobiographical approach

Craig Campbell, Lyndsay Connors

The purpose of this paper is to illuminate the history of national education policy through an interview with one of its significant makers and critics, Lyndsay Connors, a…

The unsaintly behaviour of Mary Mackillop: her early teaching career at Portland

Carole Hooper

Mary Mackillop, the only Australian to have been declared a “saint” by the Roman Catholic Church, co-founded the Institute of the Sisters of St Joseph, a religious…

The national in the transnational: The compelling story of Anna Marie Hlawaczek in the New South Wales colonial teaching service

Josephine May

The purpose of this paper is to relate the compelling story of Viennese-born and educated Anna Marie Hlawaczek (c.1849–1893) and her employment as the second headmistress…

Lucky or privileged? Working with memory and reflexivity

Christine Trimingham Jack

Through a case study of the decision making that led to the writer becoming a teacher educator, the purpose of this paper is to contribute to historiography by exploring…

New Education beyond the school: Rosemarie Benjamin’s Theatre for Children, 1937-1957

John Alexander McIntyre

The purpose of this paper is to examine the work of Rosemary Benjamin’s Theatre for Children in Sydney as a compelling narrative of the New Education in Australia in the…

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