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Secondary Education in Its Bearing on Practical Life

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 28 Nombre de pages
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Excerpt from Secondary Education in Its Bearing on Practical Life: An Address Delivered at Howick, Northumberland on August 26th, 1899

Some knowledge of man and some knowledge of nature: training in accuracy of observation, in truthful ness of record and in exact felicity of verbal expression are the indispensable factors. The balance of the studies, which will secure those benefits, may well vary according to very numerous patterns, and according to the needs and teaching power of individual schools.

Of course a parent would choose one or other type or curriculum, according to his son's aptitude and probable future. But, beyond this, ought not the curriculum to bear some closer relation to the after-life of the boys in the school? Up to 16, I should personally say - perhaps not quite decisively as things stand, but nevertheless - no. The prime aim of a secondary school is to lay the foundation of culture - and it is hard to do that, according to the best standard of our time, before 16.

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Titre: Secondary Education in Its Bearing on Practical Life
Sous-titre: An Address Delivered at Howick, Northumberland on August 26th, 1899 (Classic Reprint)
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Code EAN: 9781330921012
ISBN: 1330921011
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 28
Poids: 54g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T1mm
Année: 2015