The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s witnessed innumerable parliamentary reports and Acts many of which related to technical and commercial education.
This chapter will complete the developments in the 1960s and then describe the some of the developments in the 1970s.
So far this short history has attempted to show how technical and commercial education evolved along with the associated systems and surrounding infrastructures.
Introduction and Review
In spite of all the government initiatives and the activities of the MSC and its successors during the 1980s technical education and training continued to be seen
Introduction and Reflections
Writing this short and history has been an enjoyable experience providing me with a rich and fascinating insight into this important aspect of the education s
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 following set of book references has been useful whilst writing the history of technical and vocational education and compiling the chronology and glossary.
Some important Education Acts, Command Papers (C./Cd./Cmd./Cmnd./Cm.), Policy Statements, Circulars (Cir./Circ.), Memorandum (Memo), Administrative Memorandum (Admin memo), College Letters. Publications, Pamphlets, Research Reports (RR.), Research Briefs (RB.) and other important publications along with various relevant initiatives related to technical education and related areas to the education in schools and HE. In addition a number of founding dates… Read more »