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From here you have an overview of the collections. You can dive into Russian wallcharts from before the Russian Revolution, examine school laws dating back 500 years, or look at photographs of school buildings from the last 150 years.
Wallcharts were a part of the ‘learn-by-pictures’ lessons, which took place from the mid-1800s onward. It is the largest wallchart collection in Europe, and consists of approximately 12,500 Danish and foreign wall charts. Have a closer look at the Wallchart Collection.
This collection consists of materials that cover the history of the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, The Danish School of Advanced Pedagogy and the Danish National Institute for Educational Research, until the merger of all three institutions in the year 2000.
A collection of selected digitized school laws dating from 1521 to the present day. There are legislature documents for primary school, secondary school, high school/college and HF (Higher Preparatory Exam), and the education of teachers and pedagogues.
The collection consists of about 4.500 photographs from the 1880's to the 1960's. There are pictures of schools, schoolchildren, teachers, seminars on school matters and of course of classrooms. Go directly to the database.
A collection consisting of photographs depicting objects related to the history of schools in Denmark. Originally, they belonged to The Danish School Museum, but can now be found at Danish museums. The collection contains photographs of fauna boxes, anatomy models, games, dioramas, school furniture, lab devices, wet specimens - and much more.
The lending of objects from the collection can only be to museums, or other institutions who can guarantee the safety of the objects. However, the collection does include some duplicates, so exceptions to this rule may be possible in some cases. Please contact us for further inquiries.
A photographic presentation of Danish parishes with the local churches, pastors, provosts, teachers and of course, schools. An amazing undertaking started in the beginning of the 20th century by merchant Trøst-Hansen, but unfortunately never completed. We know of 856 parish maps, which can be found in our collections, but there were just over 2,000 parishes in Denmark at the time.