National Education and National Life

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Swan Sonnenschein, 1906 - Education - 287 pages
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Page 237 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.
Page 180 - Every representation, therefore, which is consistently drawn may be supposed to be interesting, inasmuch as it gratifies this natural interest in knowledge of all kinds. What is not interesting, is that which does not add to our knowledge of any kind; that which is vaguely conceived and loosely drawn; a representation which is general, indeterminate, and faint, instead of being particular, precise, and firm.
Page 25 - The local education authority shall consider the educational needs of their area and take such steps as seem to them desirable, after consultation with the board of education, to supply or aid the supply of education other than elementary, and to promote the general coordination of all forms of education...
Page 26 - Section i. of the Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Act, 1890, and shall carry forward for the like purpose any balance thereof which may remain unexpended, and may spend such further sums as they think fit: Provided that the amount raised by the Council of a county for the purpose in any year out of rates...
Page 235 - It shall not be required, as a condition of any child being admitted into or continuing in the school, that he shall attend or abstain from attending any Sunday school, or any place of religious worship, or that he shall attend any religious observance or any instruction in religious subjects in the school or elsewhere, from which observance or instruction he may be withdrawn by his parent, or that he shall, if withdrawn by his parent, attend the school on any day exclusively set apart for religious...
Page 203 - ... the public prayers of the church, and cause their scholars to do the same ; and whether they appear well affected to the government of his majesty and the doctrine and discipline of the church of England'.
Page 212 - ... the church catechism is only taught, and attendance at the established place of public worship only required, of those whose parents belong to the establishment...
Page 235 - The time or times during which any religious observance is practised or instruction in religious subjects is given at any meeting of the school shall be either at the beginning or at the end or at the beginning and the end of such meeting, and shall be inserted in a time table to be approved by the Education Department, and to be kept permanently and conspicuously affixed in every schoolroom; and any scholar may be withdrawn by his parent from such observance or instruction without forfeiting any...
Page 18 - Committee consisting, as to not less than two-thirds, of persons qualified to represent the views of Universities and other bodies interested in education...
Page 209 - ... the National Society for promoting the Education of the Poor in the principles of the Established Church throughout England and Wales...

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