The Task of the Board of Education
By Fabian Ware
Routledge – 2012 – 156 pages
As well as examining the history and contemporary state of primary and secondary education in England and Wales at the turn of the 19th Century, this volume provides comparative analyses of the education of Germany, Denmark and the British Empire (particularly India). Commercial, industrial and agricultural education is discussed, as is the training of teachers and methods of assessment.
1. The Close of an Epoch in Our Educational History 2. Review of the National Resources for Secondary Education 3. Higher Technical Education: Commercial and Industrial 4. Agricultural Education 5. Organisation of the Board of Education 6. The Consultative Committee 7. The Registration of Teachers 8. The Inspection and Examination of Secondary Schools 9. The Board of Education and Welsh Secondary Schools 10. Local Authorities for Secondary Education 11. The Nation’s Opportunity