Schools Public and Private in the North of Europe

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1907 - Education - 136 pages

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Page 154 - APPENDIX — A. WEST INDIES AND CENTRAL AMERICA— Education in Jamaica in its relation .to Skilled Handicraft and Agricultural Work. By the Most Rev. the Archbishop of the West Indies. This volume (Cd. 2377) can be obtained, either directly or through any Bookseller, from MESSRS. WYMAN AND SONS, LTD., FETTER LANE, BC and 3-2, ABINGDON STREET, AVESTMINSTER, SW ; or OLIVER AND BOYD EDINBURGH; or E.
Page 116 - ... useless nonsense' from the practical point of view — was in an indirect way promoting the disposition and increasing the courage of its pupils, to accomplish some capable work in the world outside. And Mr. Schroeder goes on to add : 'After thirty-six years in the service of the Folkdjohskole, I have not been able to give up the faith with which I began my work. Our way through life goes from within outwards; if that which is within a man be set in the right direction it will bear fruit in the...
Page 151 - By Mr. ET Campagnac and Mr. CEB Russell. These Reports (Cd. 1157 and 1867) can be obtained either directly or through any Bookseller, from MESSRS.
Page 150 - ... great Agricultural School. By Mr. James Mortimer. 22. The Education, Earnings and Social Condition of Boys engaged in Street Trading in Manchester. By Mr. ET Campagnac and Mr. CEB Russell. III. 23. Sketch of the History of Educational Work in the late South African Republic. By Mr. John Robertson. 24. The Education of Asiatics. By Mr. RJ Wilkinson. This volume (Cd. 835) can be obtained, either directly or through any Bookseller, from MESSRS.
Page 151 - ... Twentyman. 10. Recent Developments in Higher Commercial Education in Germany. By Mr. ME Sadler. 11. On the Measurement of Mental Fatigue in Germany.
Page 113 - The students are of all ages over eighteen years, most of them being twenty and twenty-five, and come from all parts of the country and all classes of society, though the majority belong to the class of small freeholders and cottars, which is so numerous in our country. " 'Now I should like to give you the picture of a single day here in the winter months, when we have from 190 to 200 young men under our care from the beginning of November to the end of March. " 'The bell rings them up at 7 o'clock...
Page 113 - At half past nine the artisans go to a special department in a house a few minutes' walk from here, where they are taught what belongs to their various trades; carpenters in one room, bricklayers in another, painters in a third, and so on. Most of their time there is taken up in learning to execute working drawings. Likewise the fishermen go to their special department, where they are taught navigation and the natural history of fishes and other water animals, seaplants, etc.
Page 128 - ... independent movements two other people's high schools in the south of Sweden. Due to the efforts of Dr. CA Bergman, a school was begun at Onnestad. To what extent Danish influence was operative in the founding of this school may be discerned from the words of Dr. Bergman : The object of this school is to communicate to young men from 18 to 25 years of age the higher civic enlightenment which must now be considered as necessary for every member of the free peoples of the north. In order to reach...
Page 10 - The rektor or headmaster in each school arranges the candidates in groups of five or six in a room ; and in these rooms they are kept throughout the examination, while the censor is sometimes in one room and sometimes in another, according to the subjects of the examination. Various arrangements emphasize the importance of the occasion. At least three persons of position, nominated by the inspecting local authority, represent the public. Evening dress is de rigueur for censors, examiners, and candidates...