Monthly Archives: April 2011

World Youth Festival

Yesterday I was cataloguing a folder of material in the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT) collection with the title ‘Juveniles’.  This folder contained a real mix of material, including a section on the first ‘World Youth Festival’ in 1947, … Continue reading

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More photographs relating the the IOE’s past

I’ve recently been cataloguing some photographs of the Institute and thought I’d share a couple that struck me as interesting. I really liked this one of the rooftop greenhouse. Now, I know there is a roof garden somewhere up on … Continue reading

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Archives in the news

Every so often an item in the news highlights the importance of archives. Sometimes they may be lighthearted, but often they report on the use of documentation to prove accountability. It’s not an easy read, but the recent news  about the … Continue reading

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Introduction

I started working in the Archive at the Institute of Education on Friday 1st April on a project to catalogue the records of the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT). The NUWT Archive is the largest deposited collection held at … Continue reading

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Celebrating community Celebrating learning: IOE Learning and Teaching Conference

I’ve spent part of today at the IOE’s annual learning and teaching conference and there has been lots to think about. When I go to an in-house conference I always have several things going on in my mind. First of all I’m listening for … Continue reading

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