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School ordinance
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1. Function and significance

At the beginning of the early modern period, organizational and pedagogical aspects of the educational system were regulated by secular and ecclesiastical authorities by means of school ordinances (Educational policy). In contrast to individual regulations, which covered concrete details or were issued to correct specific abuses, the ordinances were designed to provide com…

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Rutz, Andreas, “School ordinance”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_027255>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601

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