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.
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
Reissuing works originally published between 1945 and 1998, this collection of books on the intersection of gender and education looks at various issues within schools and teaching, from careers of primary school teachers to the experience of single-sex schools, to adult learning provision for women. Some of the books included here look at research undertaken into the issues of gender within education while others consider an individual aspect, such as the education of women in developing countries, or the construction of masculinity. This set offers a wide spread of coverage on a key topic in education.