Tag Archives: photographs

A book with few words

Classroom portraits – Germain, Julian ISBN: 9783791347486 Publication Date: 2012 In celebration of International Education week, why not dip into this compelling book of photographs showing students in classrooms from around the world. While distinctive classroom details reveal different worlds, what is familiar … Continue reading

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Good-bye Education Image Gallery and Film & Sound Online…

  August saw the disappearance of our access to EIG and F&SO as they became part of the new JISC MediaHub. This service has launched as part of a bigger JISC e-collections subscription package which rolls in extra material including … Continue reading

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More photographs re. education, though not ours this time

Just a heads up really about a favourite blog of mine that happens to have posted a couple of items on photographs relating to education and learning recently; Photographs of Woolverstone Hall School , 1958 (see Wiki on Woolverstone here), … Continue reading

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1000’s of photographs illustrating history of education, 1949-1993

I’ve created this resource guide to show just a few of the subjects illustrated by the Photographic Collection of the Architects and Buildings Branch, Ministry of Education. The catalogue for this collection is available here. Many schools are mentioned by name, … Continue reading

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Can you help…?

Whilst looking through the archive of Basil Bernstein I came across this photograph. There’s something about it that I love, but there’s one problem – just who is the man on the left?! If you know who he is we’d … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

Finding this photograph in the records of the BFES/SCE Association brought back long forgotten memories of the big annual event at primary school – the class photograph. The evening before always involved my poor mum having to sit and put … Continue reading

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Accurate portrait or thorough research?

I was chatting with one of  the Institue academics recently about the photographs in the exhibition currently in the foyer (The Outdoor Classroom, based on the photographs of the Architects & Buildings Branch). He particularly liked those that appear to document the everyday goings … Continue reading

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