English High Schools For Girls; Their Aims, Organisation, And Management

Paperback | February 2, 2012

bySara Annie Burstall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. EXTERNAL ORGANISATION. In studying the administrative organisation of education, the first principle which emerges clearly in England is that of local control, devolution, decentralisation, a principle which obtains even more completely in America. The force of this principle is probably due not only to the historic English belief in local government, but to the fact of the extraordinary variety of types and ideals in our national life. We have never eliminated our minorities; we have preserved feudal and social distinctions into an intensely industrial and democratic era; while the broad geographical distinctions of North and South, town and country, Celt and Saxon, are but the general indication of profound differences in the physical, intellectual and spiritual conditions which inevitably influence educational needs. It would thus be impossible for any one type of school to satisfy the wants of the whole country. Freedom and flexibility must be the notes of any educational organisation in England. This is fully recognised in the official documents of the Board of Education, especially "Regulations for Secondary Schools ". For girls the many varieties of type may be classified into four groups: the private school, day or boarding; the high school proper, public or proprietary; the middle school, always of necessity public for financial reasons; the new semi-public costly boarding school. The first is still that in which a very large number of English girls, though possibly not the majority to-day, receive what is considered to be secondary education; many of the private schools are really giving primary education of a special kind to girls of a higher social class than that which attends the public elementary school, and are under very serio...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. EXTERNAL ORGANISATION. In studying the administrative organisation of education, the first principle which emerges...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217206891

ISBN - 13:9780217206891

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