administrative administrative county appointed Art Department Authority for Secondary Bishop of London boarding schools central authority Central Office Charity Commission Charity Commissioners classes committee connexion county boroughs county councils day school Dean of Manchester desirable difficulty district educa Education Department educational endowments efficiency Endowed Schools Acts examination exhibitions existing fees functions funds give governing body grade elementary schools Grammar School grants headmaster higher grade elementary inspection inspectors institutions London Manchester Grammar School Memo ment Minister Miss opinion organised science schools parents present private schools proposed proprietary schools public elementary schools public schools pupils purpose question recognised regard representatives scheme scholars scholarships school board Schools Enquiry Science and Art Secondary Education secondary schools Sir George Young subjects suggested supply teachers teaching Technical Instruction Acts third grade tion towns university colleges university extension witnesses
Page iv - Presents give and grant unto you, or any three or more of you, full power to call before you such persons as you shall judge likely to afford you any information upon the subject of this Our Commission ; to call for information in writing and also to call for, have access to and examine all such books, documents, registers and records as may afford you the fullest information on the subject, and to inquire of and concerning the premises by all other lawful ways and means whatsoever...
Page iv - And we do further ordain that you, or any three or more of you, have liberty to report your proceedings under this Our Commission from time to time if you shall judge it expedient so to do: And our further will and pleasure is that you do, with as little delay as possible, report to Us under your hands and seals, or under the hands and seals of any three or more of you, your opinion upon the matters herein submitted for your consideration...
Page 136 - And secondary instruction is technical, ie, it teaches the boy so to apply the principles he is learning, and so to learn the principles by applying them, or so to use the instruments he is being made to know, as to perform or produce something, interpret a literature or a science, make a picture or a book, practise a plastic or a manual art, convince a jury or persuade a senate, translate or annotate an author, dye wool, weave cloth, design or construct a machine, navigate a ship, or command an...
Page iv - We do by these Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment. AND...
Page iv - We do further give and grant unto you, or any three or more of you, full power to call before you such persons as you shall judge likely to afford you any information upon the subject of this Our Commission; and also to call for, have access to and examine all such books, documents, registers and records as may afford you the fullest information on the subject and to inquire of and concerning the premises by all other lawful ways and means whatsoever...
Page iii - The scope of the commission was nothing less than : to consider what are the best methods of establishing a well-organised system of secondary education in England, taking into account existing deficiencies, and having regard to such local sources of revenue from endowments and otherwise as are available or may be made available for this purpose and to make recommendations accordingly.
Page 16 - ... depends on the knowledge he already possesses of them. The idea of technical instruction as a means for the formation of citizens capable of producing or distributing wealth, has taken hold, though in varying degrees of intelligence and intensity, of both our old borough councils and our new county councils, and hence has come a concern for that kind of education that we might otherwise have looked for in vain.
Page 40 - ... namely, — Doles in money or kind ; Marriage portions ; Redemption of prisoners and captives ; Relief of poor prisoners for debt ; Loans ; Apprenticeship fees ; Advancement in life, or Any purposes which have failed altogether...
Page 328 - But we attach no less importance to the faults of dullness and barrenness to which so many lives are condemned by the absence of those capacities for intellectual enjoyment which ought to be awakened in youth. In an age of increasing leisure and luxury, when men have more time and opportunity for pleasure, and pursue it more eagerly, it becomes all...