H-Education seeks to link participants with shared interests in the history of education, broadly defined as a recognized field covering both formal and informal institutions and processes regarding teaching and learning. We anticipate that our audience will consist of university professors, independent scholars, educators, and graduate students, from diverse fields of study.

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The Albert Shanker Fellowship for Research in Education

The American Federation of Teachers in conjunction with the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University seek applicants for The Albert Shanker Fellowship for Research In Education.  This research grant provides assistance for advanced graduate students and junior/senior faculty utilizing the American Federation of Teachers archives as well as collections related to educational history housed at the Walter P. Reuther Library.  Two grants in the amount of $600 each will be awarded in support of research.

Re: History of Education Podcasts?

Hi All,

An episode of "The British History Podcast" may be of some interest. The podcast is meant for a popular audience, and the host makes clear he is not a historian, but it is interesting and the topic relates to the history of education. The episode is "[King] Alfred’s Educational Reforms." The episode can be found here: https://goo.gl/GAvTiR As a warning, there are one or two bleeped-out curse words (or rather, I *assume* they are curse words, what with the bleeping and all).