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'Over by Christmas': The First World War, Education Reform and the Economy. The Case of Christopher Addison and the Origins of the DSIR.
Daglish, Neil – History of Education, 1998
Reviews the role of Christopher Addison, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education, in the reform of British educational policy during the early twentieth century. Explains that in 1914 Addison developed a scheme to resolve the problems facing the post-compulsory education sector in order to help the economy. (CMK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Class and the Civil Service? The Case of the Board of Education Clerks, L. A. Selby-Bigge and the MacDonnell Commission.
Daglish, Neil – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1998
Seeks to redress the imbalance in the clerical division of the British Board of Education. Provides a unique "bottom-up" view of the Board's structure and functions and reflects the contentious employment issues, in particular class, faced by the Civil Service as a whole during the time of the Selby-Bigge affair. (CMK)
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Boards of Education, Clerical Workers, Elementary Secondary Education