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Notes on school management, 1860s

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0366 EXB/1
Held at: Institute of Education
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Full title: Notes on school management, 1860s
Date(s): 1860s
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information available at present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript notes from an unidentified teacher training college, including 'Course of lectures for 1st years', on 'principles of teaching'; 'principles applied to methods'; 'methods of teaching'; 'class teaching'; 'collective teaching'; 'chief tests of efficient teaching' in different subject areas; 'questions to test the efficiency of a school' on a range of subjects including furniture, discipline, subjects of instruction and methods of teaching in different subjects. Also includes 'Heads of lectures for students of the second year' and 'Notes of lessons on how a lesson should be prepared' and sample lessons including:'Notes of a lesson on the whale'; 'The uses of the participle'; 'The root of man'; 'Division of fractions'. Also enclosed are separate notes on 'Registration, organization and methods as effected by the Revised Code'. It is unclear whether these notes were compiled by a lecturer or a student.

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A reader wishing to publish any quotation of information, including pictorial, derived from any archive material must apply in writing for prior permission from the Librarian or other appropriate person(s) as indicated by the Archivist. A limited number of photocopies may be supplied at the discretion of the Archivist.

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Collection level description available on-line at the Institute of Education website

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited with a collection of published material donated to the Library by Norman Brindley in 1999.

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Created 10/4/1999, modified 12/6/2000

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