Bishop Grundtvig and the people"s high school in Denmark
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Published by Govt. Print. and Stationary Off in Pretoria .
Written in English


  • Grundtvig, N. F. S. -- 1783-1872,
  • Education -- Denmark

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Pagination38 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14978501M

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folk high school, type of adult education that in its most widely known form originated in Denmark in the middle of the 19th cent. The idea as originally conceived by Bishop Nikolai Grundtvig Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin, –, Danish educator, minister, and writer, founder of the Danish folk high school. In the early 's, thoughts of enlightenment in Denmark were peaking and the tradition of national romanticism were developing. Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig ( ) was deeply inspired of these thoughts, and after personal experience from the Trinity College in England, he developed the concept of the folk high school. During his long life, Grundtvig also wrote over a hundred hymns and songs which became the treasure of both the Church and the folk high school movement. At last even the Church had to recognize his greatness officially, and he was made a bishop in During his late years Grundtvig became not only a spiritual but a political. It was founded i In it merged with Frederiksborg Folk High School. Since then the official name has been Grundtvigs Folk High School Frederiksborg. Long Courses. From September to May we offer long courses, where mostly young people between 18 and 25 come to live and study here for 4 .

Join the community of people from all around the world working professionally as folk high school practitioners, researchers or in other ways working with thoughts surrounding the special pedagogical praxis of the folk high school. The Global Folk High School Movement was established during the International Folk High School Summit in September. Further, Grundtvig drew attention to the combination of deed and poem: for 50 years Frederik VI had had his praises sung by a choir of skalds in a fashion unparalleled in Danish history since Hjarne sang the praises of Frode Fredegod (an episode mentioned in the 6th Book of Saxo’s History of Denmark . Grundtvig became a bishop in ; he was a reformer of the church and school. He was an exponent of the sentiments of conservative circles of Denmark’s peasant democracy. He established so-called people’s high schools for the education of young people in the national and religious spirit; these schools spread throughout Scandinavia. Grundtvig's speech before the constituent assembly (Af Grundtvigs rigsdagstaler), Congratulations to Denmark on the Danish blockheads and the Danish high school (Lykønskning til Danmark met det danske dummerhoved og den danske høiskole), Nordic mythology (Af nordens mythologi),