ussr ; social developments ; education ; state control of curriculum

content of curriculum could be used as which two things by Bs?
instruments social control / propaganda
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education could play vital role in transformation of wht?
society / values
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why then did gov quickly assert ctrl over curriculum?
suit its purpose
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- purpose of the curriculum
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education play key role in instilling what in new pop?
socialist values
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would help create what new ideal?
'new socialist man' / woman
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propaganda could be conveyed to children @ early age to support wht kind of indoctrination?
indoctrination socialist ideas into young minds
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education therefore would secure what?
support for party and regime
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which would be an important factor of what in the brezhnev / k years?
social stability
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soviet education would act as vehicle to attack what?
traditional practices / beliefs
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including reducing hold of what over population?
religion / superstition
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also could attack patriarchal attitudes and do wat for women?
help their position and status
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education would be important method of what?
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bringing sense of what to all different ethnic grps?
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with policy industrialisation '30s education would allow population to aquire what that was needed in modern economy?
technical skills / expertise
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care taken to match growth 2ndary education in '30s to what?
needs of 5yps
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in '45-'85 what necessitated constant updating of skills?
need to match up to western technological developments
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under k increased emphasis ion development of what?
tech knowledge / skills
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as in like all other policy areas early yrs communist rule did marked what that impacted schools?
naive radicalism
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education heavily influenced by those that wished for schools to be like wht?
miniature copies of socialist society
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principle of single schools for all waht was est?
ages and abilities
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despite some in party who wished to set up what kind of schoolss?
separate technical schools
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to help match needs of?
developing economyu
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in schools teaching was to be delivered according to progressive methods that emphasised what?
play / discovery / group work
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children would study what rather than traditional subjects?
themes like farming or nature
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what were abolished?
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and what was forbidden?
corporal punishment
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classrooms renamed what?
'labratories of learning'
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and children were to have influential voice in what?
running of heir schools
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changes met with some opposition by who
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saw academic education with formal quals key to brighter prospects for children
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whose authority declined dramatically?
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what happened to some?
dismissed by classes
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what did manu teachers do with gov orders?
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and continue on with what?
lecturing students
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why did chaotic situatin grow worse '31-'32?
cultural revolution
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and gov became concerned enough to do what?
impose order over school system
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as in other social policy areas what thing led to imposition more traditional methods?
stalin's 'great retreat'
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in which year
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- stalin's ,easures
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new system based on what of makarenko's?
pedagogical poem
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of which years?
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which stressed traditional discipline to ensure what?
individuals knew duty to collective
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what were prescribed by gov?
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and what two things were reintroduced?
traditional sybjects / formal exams
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authority w/in school returned to?
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and teaching methods base don what
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that required?
mechanical information learning (hmmm, sounds familiar does it not?)
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in symbolic move that emphasised tradition what was required for schoolgirls?
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from stalin's 'great retreat' '36 on, curriculum was based on what?
traditional subjects
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all students regardless of ability studied what?
same curriculum
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until when?
last years 2ndary education
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subjects delivered by teachers trained by who?
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using what?
approved textbooks
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what had to happen with information for exams?
memorised then regurgitated
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what weren't encouraged [email protected] kindergarten level?
creativity / free thinking
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- among subjects studied
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russian lit which involved study of what kind of books?
19th century classics
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schools usually offered 1 mfl, which being most popular?
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particular attention placed on which two subjects?
maths and science
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all subjects influenced by what?
political agenda
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but science in stalin era badly affected by who's ideas?
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his ideas on what were favoured by stalin?
plant genetics
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and became accepted as?
scientific truth
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were they even right tho?
no (what a fckn shocker)
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what happened to teachers / scientists who pointed that out?
risked gulag
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wht subject became political minefield?
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and required what before standard history book could be agreed?
stalin's personal intervention
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result was publication of which book?
history of the all-union communist party
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in what year
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book presented official view of wht?
developments under stalin
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and to be used for what purposes?
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what did this book become known as?
the short course
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what did this become meaning whole gen was educated into its views?
required reading
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history exams had to be cancelled in what year?
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in light of k's revelations about stalin
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his de-stalinisation policy led to what?
hurried rewriting of history
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wat was the new history text called?
History of the Communist Party
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published in which year?
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which accused stalin of what?
economic failures
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and systematically did what for any favourable connection?
removed stalin's name
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credit given who to instead?
party and people instead
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in b years who was ignored in ussr history books?
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it was as if stalin and which two other things had never existed?
famine of '32 / gulag
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use of what also raised controversy?
russian language
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all students across soviet union required to learn russian + it was vital for what?
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for those who belonged to ethnic minorities what language would other lessons be taught in?
native language
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though why work literature works in native language rarely tought?
fear encouraging development nationalist sentiment
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schools teaching in russian generally viewed as offering wha?
better education
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so non0russian parents did what?
chose for their children
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russian speakers in non-russian republics resistant to do what?
learn other native languages
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and special arrangements under k did what?
dropped the requirement
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emphasis given to what kind of education increased with k's education reforms?
technical / vocational
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in what year?
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all schools required to provide what?
vocational training
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or allow students to do what?
transfer to schools that did offer them
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undertaking what became a requirement of going to uni?
'productive economic wokr'
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one of k's aims wih these reforms was to do what for the educated?
bring them into closer touch with real life
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this was unpopular with students and parents that wished what?
to pursue more academic education
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and these reforms dropped when?
when b became leader
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thereafter work experience was expected to take place where?
within school workshop / garden
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most obvious indoctrination in curriculum was study of what?
Marxist-Leninist Theory
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course compulsory in which education levels?
all, even higher
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surveys of students from '80s reveal what?
this was most boring part of curriculum
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but there was an acceptance it had to be studied and exams passed why?
secure further progress in field
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even in kindergrted there were posters and little shrines of who?
'uncle lenin'
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after what year did 'uncle stalin' disappear?
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children were encouraged to do what around small bust of lenin?
place ribbons round
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unlike most education systems no difference in what was offered to which two groups?
boys and girls
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only exception to this during which event?
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whengov tried to move to system of?
separate girl / boy school
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boys were given?
basic military training
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and girls?
lessons in nursing
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was policiy ever fully applied?
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and reverted back to co-ed school in hwat yr?
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since '36 stalin's restoration of traditional school gave what back to teachers?
authority for school discipline
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yet students also given role as each class had what?
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usually elected by?
students (huh, guess the school system was more democratic than the actual ****** government)
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whose job was to inform teacher of what?
any misbehaviour by members of class
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system that reinforced duties of students to what?
socialism and state
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system soviet education well est. by hwat decade?
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thereafter changes to system were?
125 of 168
main attempts to bring different emphasis to system were?
krhushchev;s reforms
126 of 168
in what years?
127 of 168
attempts to do which two things saw party opposition?
expand higher and adult education for children of workers / place greater emph on tech and vocational education
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who saw them restricting what?
availability of academic education for children of party elite
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as result what did b drop?
most controversial changes
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and what route remained preferred path to higher education?
high-status academic
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like many b policies interest of party overtook interests of?
132 of 168
concerns remained that education needed to keep pace with skills needed to matchwhat?
tech advances in economy
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investment in what continued?
adult and higher education
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party had structure of how many tiers to cover all ages?
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what were for children 5-9?
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and organised what kind of gatherings?
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where thet learnt what?
nursery rhymes
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and played?
simple games
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what was for children 10-14?
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most children joined undergoing what at school?
initiation ceremony
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or where?
purpose-built pioneers' palace (bc nothing's too eccentric for the ussr)
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members had to promise to love what?
144 of 168
and follow teachings of?
lenin + communist party
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only members allowed to wear uniform of?
red neckerchief and badge of poineers
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what did they encourage in school
good behaviour
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but also provided activities that did what?
extended range opportunities
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particularly true in provision of what kind of activities?
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and this went some way to explaining what?
appeal of org
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for those aged 14-28 what could they join?
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altogether more serious group and seen as essential for progress to where?
party itself
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stalin made use of their enthusiasm / dedication to do what?
help carry through key changes
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their volunteers had been called upon to do what in 1st 5yps?
build new industrial centres
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they were also @ forefront of what?
cultural revolution
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taking important role in rooting out?
class enemies
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how maby members '29?
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how many '40?
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in'50s k called on komsomool to provide volunteers for what?
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by '80s komsomol activists were expected to support what?
community schemes
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they were sometimes asked to report on whose 'deviant' behavioir?
161 of 168
who did what?
vandalised / listened to foreign music
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komsomol called upon to physically break up gatherings of young ppl doing what?
listening to unapproved poetry / music
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by '82 wha was komsomol mmbshp?
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sign that many saw komsomol what?
route to career success
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academic standards in which depts suffered bc of restrictions?
humanities and social sciences
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but wha emerged as largest scientific-technological intelligensia in '70s?
Academy of Sciences
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how many soviet scientists awarded nobel prize for science?
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