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Lillian de Lissa: Women Teachers and Teacher Education in the Twentieth Century a Transnational History

Lillian de Lissa: Women Teachers and Teacher Education in the Twentieth Century a Transnational... HER Book reviews 47,1 Lillian de Lissa: Women Teachers and Teacher Education in the Twentieth Century a Transnational History Edited by Kay Whitehead Keywords Women teachers, Transnational history Review DOI 10.1108/HER-03-2018-0007 This was a book I initially purchased and read for pleasure and interest. Lillian de Lissa’s pioneering work in early childhood teacher education, in Australia and England in the early twentieth century, was known to me. Her name weaves in and out of various sites and endeavours relating to: early childhood teacher education; the work of reformist Froebelian kindergarten teachers and nursery school pioneers; including her personal links with Maria Montessori, Margaret McMillan, Susan Isaacs and Grace Owen, to name a few. This is an era I have trawled over in the context of New Zealand-British-US connections concerning the history of new ideas in early education, as does Kay Whitehead in the context of Australia. I have heard Whitehead discuss the findings of her archival searches at various European conferences, with evidence that, like New Zealand, Australia was no colonial backwater in education innovation in the early twentieth century. These research works were, in part, linked to Whitehead’s larger work on de Lissa, in progress. The book was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png History of Education Review Emerald Publishing

Lillian de Lissa: Women Teachers and Teacher Education in the Twentieth Century a Transnational History

History of Education Review , Volume 47 (1): 2 – Jun 4, 2018

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HER Book reviews 47,1 Lillian de Lissa: Women Teachers and Teacher Education in the Twentieth Century a Transnational History Edited by Kay Whitehead Keywords Women teachers, Transnational history Review DOI 10.1108/HER-03-2018-0007 This was a book I initially purchased and read for pleasure and interest. Lillian de Lissa’s pioneering work in early childhood teacher education, in Australia and England in the early twentieth century, was known to me. Her name weaves in and out of various sites and endeavours relating to: early childhood teacher education; the work of reformist Froebelian kindergarten teachers and nursery school pioneers; including her personal links with Maria Montessori, Margaret McMillan, Susan Isaacs and Grace Owen, to name a few. This is an era I have trawled over in the context of New Zealand-British-US connections concerning the history of new ideas in early education, as does Kay Whitehead in the context of Australia. I have heard Whitehead discuss the findings of her archival searches at various European conferences, with evidence that, like New Zealand, Australia was no colonial backwater in education innovation in the early twentieth century. These research works were, in part, linked to Whitehead’s larger work on de Lissa, in progress. The book was

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History of Education ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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