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ERIC Number: EJ951429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
What Could Be--For Contemporary Policy and Practice: Challenges Posed by the Work of Edmond Holmes
Richards, Colin
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v53 n3 p451-462 2011
A century ago Edmond Holmes, His Majesty's Chief Inspector of Elementary Schools from 1905 to 1910, made a major contribution to educational debate through his widely quoted and much disputed "What Is and What Might Be" (Holmes, 1911). In a previous article (Richards, 2010) his criticisms of what was then contemporary policy and practice were discussed, as was their pertinence to current policy and practice. In a previous issue of "FORUM" (Volume 52[3], 2010) Colin Richards attempted to apply Edmond Holmes's critique of 1911 to contemporary policy and practice. In this article he discusses the many positive challenges Holmes's work offers a hundred years on.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom