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Secondary education for all: origins and development in England

Secondary education for all: origins and development in England

Dent, H. C. (Harold Collett), 1894-, author

The Education Act of 1944 launched an unprecedented experiment in the history of education in the UK. This book is a brief survey of the routes by which compulsory free secondary education was arrived at, as well as an examination of the position in 1949 and suggestions for the future

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Published London: Routledge, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: H.C. Dent
ISBN: 0203181255, 9780203181256, 9780415689113
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: 1949.
Physical Description: 224p.
Series: Routledge library editions. Education ; 9
Subject: SECONDARY EDUCATION; Education, Compulsory England.; Education, Secondary England.; ENGLISH EDUCATION
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Routledge library editions. Education ; 9.
Other formats: Also available in printed form.


  1. Preface.
  2. Part 1
  3. Evolution1. Nineteenth-Century Gropings 2. Free Places 3. 'A Second Stage' 4. Secondary Status Part 2 Some Outstanding Problems1. A New Concept 2 .Purpose and Objectives 3. Age of Entry 4. Organisation 5. Courses and Curricula 6. Co-Education and Boarding Part 3 Suggestions for Advance1. Foundations 2. A Pause for Diagnosis 3. School and Life.
  4. Bibliography.
  5. Index.