Public Examinations in England, 1850-1900

Public Examinations in England, 1850-1900

by John Roach


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521080125
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/25/2008
Series: Cambridge Texts and Studies in the History of Education Series
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Competitive Principle Established: 1. Patronage and competition; 2. Middle-class education; 3. Examinations and schools - to 1857; Part II. The Oxford and Cambridge Locals and National Education, 1857-1900; 4. Beginnings, 1857-1860; 5. The education of women; 6. Secondary schools and their studies; 7. The examiners and the examined; Part III. The Public Context, 1855-1900; 8. The Civil Service Examinations: to 1870; 9. The Civil Service Examinations: after 1870; 10. School Examinations - from Taunton to Bryce; 11. Critics and criticisms.

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