Originally published in 1945. This book is concerned with the secondary school as it developed since the 1902 Education Act. The author points out the strengths and weaknesses and makes suggestions for their improvement. Chapters are devoted to School Certificate, Religion in Education, Curriculum and Co-education, among other problems. The recent Act and the many official reports on relevant topics are discussed and some of the author’s misgivings are stated.
Table of Contents
Preface 1. What This Book is About 2. How a Grammar School Works 3. Some Criticisms 4. School Certificate 5. Staffs and Head Masters 6. Public Schools 7. Education for Citizenship 8. Religion in Schools 9. Co-education 10. The Multi-lateral School 11. Curriculum and Teaching Methods 12. Conclusion