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Victorian School Manager

1st Edition

By Peter Gordon


360 pages

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First published in 1974. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Graham Balfour, in a lecture delivered in February 1921, first drew attention to the growing importance of the elementary school manager in the system of educational administration during the period with which this study is concerned: “Local administrators of education, other than trustees a hundred years ago, there were none. Indeed it is very curious how imperceptibly that important figure of the latter half of the nineteenth century, the School Manager, steals into existence.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1 The Voluntary School Manager- I. 2 The Voluntary School Manager- II. 3 School Board Administration and Management. 4 The Operation of Local Management Under the School Boards. 5 Issues Effecting the Appointment of School Managers. 6 Innovation in Administration: The Volunary Schools Associations. 7 The 1902 Act and the Recasting of Management. 8 Conclusion.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Administration / General
EDUCATION / Classroom Management