Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig
Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig Poems
- I Gamle Dage Det Var Engang
- Hil Dig, Vor Fane
- A Simple, Cheerful Active Life... A simple, cheerful, ...
- Davids Klage Over Jonathan
- Det Er Fuldbragt, Til Himmels ...
- Det Var En Sommermorgen
- Et Lidet Barn Saa Lystelig
N.F.S. Grundtvig is considered to be the father of Danish folk schools. His radical ideas were the cornerstone upon which this educational reform was based. He was a Danish minister, a theologian, a poet, a philosopher, a historian, a hymn writer, a social critic, and most relevantly, an educator. His educational vision was for a unique school that would serve Danish people of all social standings, especially the farmers. He originally called it "folkelig hojskole" (loosely interpreted as "a school that would be "of and for the people"") (Borish, 1991, p. 17). His idea was to create an educational system that would give dignity to each person who attended. He ... more »
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I Gamle Dage Det Var Engang
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