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His Thought and its Relevance Today, 1st Edition

By M. R. Heafford


106 pages

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This book, first published in 1967, begins with a description of Pestalozzi’s life in which the factors which influenced his development are outlined and the history of his educational institutes described. The author then presents Pestalozzi’s most important educational ideas in a systematic way. Dealing first with the various aspects of his ‘Method’, the author goes on to consider certain features of Pestalozzi’s theories which are of special interest – his views on discipline, on the role of teachers and parents, and on general and vocational education. This title will be of interest to students of history and education.

Table of Contents

Preface; Part One: Pestalozzi’s Life; 1. The Early Years 2. The Neuhof Experiment 3. The Years of Inaction 4. Stans 5. Burgdorf 6. The Rise and Fall of the Yverdon Institute; Part Two: Pestalozzi’s Educational Ideas; 7. Introduction to Pestalozzi’s ‘Method’ 8. The General Principles of Pestalozzi’s ‘Method’ 9. Intellectual Education 10. Moral Education 11. Physical Education 12. Discipline 13. Parents and Teachers 14. Industrial Education 15. Conclusion; Bibliography; Notes; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

This set of 14 volumes, originally published between 1932 and 1995, amalgamates several topics on the history of education between the years 1800 and 1926, including women and education, education and the working-class, and the history of universities in the United Kingdom. This set also includes titles that focus on key figures in education, such as Samuel Wilderspin, Georg Kerschensteiner and Edward Thring. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of history, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.

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