The History of Education

  • Jan 1, 1088

    University of Bongola

    This was a university founded to increase education in Europe.
  • Mar 7, 1152

    Cathedral Schools made

    Cathedral Schools made
    In 1152, Cathedral schools were made in Euope to educate the priests.
  • Jan 3, 1160

    University of Paris

    University of Paris
    The university of Paris was built for Christian basis. It is located in Paris, France. It was one of the earliest to be established in Europe.
  • Jan 7, 1561

    Paris School Principal

    Principal of a Paris school gave free education to the poor
  • Japan

    Very few people in Japan were literate.
  • Reading

    In 1736 training in reading was made compulsory for all children, but was not effective until some years later.
  • Ivan Betskoy

    Ivan Betskoy proposed to educate young Russian boys and girls.
  • Law

    There was a law made that every child in France under the age of 15 was supposed to attend Republican School.
  • Europe

    Parts of Europe began to provide elementary education in reading, writing, and arithmetic.
  • Folkeskole

    In 1827, Norway introduced the folkeskole, a primary school which became mandatory for 7 years.
  • Children in Africa

    Children in Africa
    In Africa, children received traditional informal education on matters such as artistic performances, ceremonies, rituals, games, festivals, dancing, singing, and drawing.
  • Folkeskole abolished

    In the 1970s and 1980s, the folkeskole was abolished, and the grunnskole was introduced.