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Library Event: “Teachers: from the Revised Code to ‘The Importance of Teaching’”

The Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives are holding a study afternoon on Thursday 26th January 2012 on Teachers: from the Revised Code to ‘The Importance of Teachers’. Full programme details are: 12.00pm-12.30pm Welcome and introductions to collections held … Continue reading

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Reel history of Britain

Melvyn Bragg and the mobile cinema have rambled through a selection of topics so far in the BBC2 series, but next week the focus turns to education with a look at Britain’s secondary modern schools. On Friday 23rd September (18.30-19.00 … Continue reading

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School Histories Project Open Days

By Shirley Franklin Dates Wed 29th June 2011   10.00 – 2.00 pm Mon 4th July 2011       2.00 – 6.00 pm Venue In the Library, Institute of Education The Library now has a fascinating School Histories Collection – a unique collection … Continue reading

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Free publications from the Textbook Colloquium

Some of you may be aware of the organisation called the Textbook Colloquium, which was concerned with historical studies and research on textbooks. They used to publish a journal called Paradigm. The Colloquium has now ceased to exist, but they … Continue reading

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Colonial Film database

Subtitled ‘Moving images of the British Empire’, this Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project catalogued films from the British colonial period. The project brought together Birkbeck College and University College London with three film archives, the British Film Institute, the Imperial … Continue reading

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