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ERIC Number: ED541283
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1919
Pages: 104
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Education in Parts of the British Empire. Bulletin, 1919, No. 49
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
This bulletin on education in parts of the British Empire is presented in seven sections. The first section (by Walter A. Montgomery) describes educational developments in the Dominion of Canada and contains the following: (1) General educational activities; (2) The language issue; (3) Agricultural instruction; (4) Vocational work for returned soldiers; (5) The Dominion Educational Association; (6) The Maritime Provinces--Legislation; (7) Nova Scotia; (8) Prince Edward Island; (9) Quebec--Two-fold organization of public-school system; public interest; need of rural teachers; (10) Ontario--Superannuation act; school-attendance bill; effects of the war; continuation schools; industrial, technical, and agricultural education; (11) Manitoba--Democratic methods; advisory board; consolidation; attendance; teachers; high schools; the university; (12) Saskatchewan--Centralization of administration; survey of 1917; school-attendance act; short-term schools; agricultural instruction; teachers; health promotion; (13) Alberta--Graded and ungraded schools; school-attendance act; and (14) British Columbia--Rural high schools; school districts. The second section (by Charles E. Asbury) provides information on Jamaica: (1) Organization of the system; (2) Government grants; (3) Teachers; (4) Administration; (5) Curricula; (6) Industrial and technical training; and (7) Secondary education. Section three (by Theresa Bach) presents details of educational developments in Australia and New Zealand: (1) General features; (2) New South Wales; (3) Victoria; (4) Queensland; (5) Western Australia; (6) South Australia; and (7) New Zealand. The fourth section (by Theresa Bach) covers the Union of South Africa: (1) General features; (2) Language problem; (3) Secondary education; (4) Agricultural education; (5) Colleges and universities; (6) Education of non-Europeans. Section five (by Walter A. Montgomery) gives details on educational development in India, and covers the following topics: (1) Administration of the schools; (2) Secondary education; (3) Colleges and universities; (4) Technical, industrial, and agricultural education; (5) Education of girls; (6) Mohammedans; (7) Europeans; and (8) Training of teachers. Section six, on Egypt, is based upon the notes of the Ministry of Education on educational organization and policy, and provides information on: (1) Budget; (2) Primary schools; (3) Secondary schools; and (4) Higher colleges. The final section (by Theresa Bach) presents information on the educational developments of Jews in Palestine, as follows: (1) General development; (2) Secondary education; (3) Agricultural training; and (4) Establishment of a university. (Contains 4 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; Egypt; India; Jamaica; New Zealand; Palestine; South Africa; United Kingdom