Author Archives: bhinton2014

Spotlight on the NUT donation: ‘Metrication: No Turning Back. An NUT Policy Statement ‘ and ‘Going Metric. A Guide for Schools’

  Last winter we received a wonderful donation from the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which included 380 pamphlet boxes containing material published by the NUT itself and many other organisations operating in the areas of education, children and families. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the NUT donation: “Why electricity need not be a closed book for girls by Miss Caroline Haslett”

Last winter we received a wonderful donation from the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which included 380 pamphlet boxes containing material published by the NUT itself and many other organisations operating in the areas of education, children and families.   … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the NUT donation:“Miss, the rabbit ate the ‘floating ‘apple! The case against SATs. A Report on the 1991 Key Stage 1 SATs by the National Union of Teachers.”

Last winter we received a wonderful donation from the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which included 380 pamphlet boxes containing material published by the NUT itself and many other organisations operating in the areas of education, children and families. Over … Continue reading

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Adventures of the feathered kind

Two recent additions to the Education in Literature Collection  both feature birds – a pair of Tawny Owls and a Magellan penguin! Two Owls at Eton by Jonathan Franklin was originally published in 1960 whilst he was still a pupil … Continue reading

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Genius, obsession and new beginnings- take a look at our new DVDs.

The lives of two brilliant mathematicians from India and the USA, a teenager’s determination for a better life through literacy, a newly unemployed man who enrols in a college to try and start a new life, a stifled Oxford academic’s … Continue reading

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Music education in feature films

Music’s place on the school curriculum can be uncertain. However it is a subject which can inspire strong passions in teachers and pupils. This is portrayed in several DVDs in the Education in Literature Collection. Music of the Heart (1999) … Continue reading

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Recreational reading recommendations

The festive season is nearly upon us and you may have time for some recreational reading. For inspiration look no further than the Library’s Education in Literature Collection. The collection contains novels, plays, biographies and DVDs which explore the educational … Continue reading

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