This chapter continues to describe the most significant developments during the 1870s/80s/90s and the beginning of the early 20th century.
A Short history of Technical Education
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
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.
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.
The following set of book references has been useful whilst writing the history of technical and vocational education and compiling the chronology and glossary.