An Unwritten Chapter In The History Of Education; Being The History Of The Society For The…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byHenry Kingsmill Moore

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. INSPECTION AND INSPECTORS. It is characteristic of the thoroughness with which the founders of the Education Society went to work, that we find the necessity for inspection recognised from the first. The Report presented, June 6th, 1812, by the Sub-Committee appointed for the purpose of framing a plan for the operations of the Society contains the following recommendation: 'We also are of opinion that it is advisable to have three or four qualified young men, to be paid by the Society, whose duties shall be to travel over Ireland and organize schools when required, and assist in their management from time to time.' Some years naturally elapsed before it became possible to carry this suggestion into action. It was not till 1820 that the first of the permanent inspectors, Lewis Mills, was appointed. Up to this date such inspection as the Society were able to accomplish had been carried out by Veevers in his vacation. It is certainly not the least of the merits of this remarkable man that he was able, after his labour for the greater part of the year at Kildare Place, to devote apparently the whole of his spare time to visiting and reporting upon the schools in connexion with the Society. The duty of inspection first became urgent when, in the year 1818, it was found possible to supplement the salaries of the teachers by grants, or 'gratuities,' as they were termed. From the first it was wisely determined that the gratuities should be paid only on the reception of favourable reports from the schools. In order to obtain these reports, inspection became a necessity. Accordingly, the whole subject was referred to the Correspondence Sub-Committee. The document which gives the result of the deliberations of the Sub-Committee is of great interest, not merely ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. INSPECTION AND INSPECTORS. It is characteristic of the thoroughness with which the founders of the Education Society went...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217170048

ISBN - 13:9780217170048

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