A National System of Education

A National System of Education

by John Howard Whitehouse


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John Howard Whitehouse (1873-1955) was a British educationalist, social reformer and the founder of Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight. Originally published in 1913, this book contains a series of essays by Whitehouse on the creation of a national education system. The text was issued with the general approval of the executive committee of the Liberal Education Group of the House of Commons. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the writings of Whitehouse and the history of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107456044
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/24/2014
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Note; 1. The co-ordination of education; 2. Legislative reforms; 3. Reforms within the elementary school; 4. The outdoor life of elementary school children; 5. The school base; 6. The physical care of elementary school children; 7. The meaning and scope of secondary education; 8. An enquiry into secondary schools, private schools, etc.; 9. The finance of education; 10. University reform; 11. The higher education of the adult citizen; 12. The religious question; 13. A joint government board to deal with all educational and legislative questions affecting the young; 14. The position of poor law schools and industrial and reformatory schools in a state system of education; 15. The co-ordination of the work of committees of local authorities; 16. The functions of the board of education; Index.

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