Chapter 6 highlighted some of the positive benefits and outcomes of the Great Exhibition particularly in regard to stimulating and provide incentives to develop provision in scientific and technica
The Mid 19th Century – The Great Exhibition and its Consequences
Up to 1851 the existing schools and the Mechanics’ Institutions had made little impression on
This short history of technical and commercial examinations describes the developments of the examination system from the mid-19th century to the present time. It complements the history of technical education and is significant because it shows how this form of assessment and formal education of competence and fitness developed to validate technical and commercial education… Read more »
All areas of human activity create and develop their own specialist language. The area of education and training is no exception to this rule and acronyms, abbreviations and special terms abound.
This short history of technical education and training describes the developments of technical education and training from medieval times to the present time. Read…
The Dissenting Academies – Warrington Academy
As mentioned in chapter 1 religion has influenced the development of technical education in England.
The previous chapters of this history have attempted to provide the background and context for the issues that have dominated and shaped the development of technical educatio
The first two chapters attempted to set the scene and identify and summarise the issues and factors that have dominated and bedevilled the development of technical and vocational education.
I have undertaken to write a short history with a personal point of view of technical and vocational education, with a particular emphasis on work-based education and training.