By Peter Cunningham
There's a unprecedented hole within the released historical past of education within the 20th century. Nowhere is the voice of the instructor, telling his or her personal tale, commonly to be heard. This ebook, drawing not just upon the legit documentary checklist, but in addition upon the formerly untapped reminiscences of greater than a hundred former lecture room academics, goals to fill this hole. In turning into lecturers, the nation's academics from greater than part a century in the past inform what 20th century schooling has gave the impression of and felt like from their part of the school room. The publication concentrates fairly at the years among the tip of the 1st global conflict and the passing of the landmark 1944 schooling Act. the entire former country university lecturers whose testimony stands on the centre of the publication begun their educating careers during this interval, and such a lot accomplished the majority in their lecture room instructing in those years.Oral testimony is determined along extra traditional documentary assets and thematic research and person lifestyles histories are introduced jointly. during this recognize, the paintings will holiday new floor when it comes to its methodological strategy in addition to by way of its noticeable ancient matters.
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78 This summation of the positions taken up by the competing forces was strictly accurate but, in important respects, also misleading. The report’s allusion to the POLICY DEVELOPED: THE STUDENT-TEACHER SCHEME AND ITS ORIGINS 35 teachers, naturally enough, encompassed the views expressed by the representatives from the professional associations who gave evidence to the committee. However, these views were not always those taken by individual classroom teachers and, at the local level, there was often a strong axis of support between education officials and the teachers themselves when it came to the student-teacher scheme.
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In the first few years of the new decade, the crisis eased. 47 As it did so, and as the pressure of the immediate supply problem lifted, official thinking found the space to return to that more critical spirit which had stimulated the 1907 reforms in the first place. The student-teacher year returned to the policy spotlight. 48 Initially, however, the prolonged slump in teacher recruitment prompted the Board’s policy makers to expressions of unusual candour in their search for explanations. Fundamentally, the problem was perceived to rest upon the POLICY DEVELOPED: THE STUDENT-TEACHER SCHEME AND ITS ORIGINS 29 attenuation of the traditional working-class constituency for teaching—a trend, of course, about which the Board was deeply ambivalent.
Becoming Teachers: Texts and Testimonies, 1907-1950 (Woburn Education Series) by Peter Cunningham