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Enid Blyton, educationalist

I really thought I had seen the last of Enid Blyton (1897-1968) when my youngest gave her precious set of Noddy books and her collection of Famous Five, Malory Towers, St Clare’s etc. series to the local charity shop saying … Continue reading

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Campaign! Make an impact

On Tuesday 20th March a training and networking day was held at the library about Campaign! Make an impact.  The day was facilitated by Jan Pimblett, Principal Development Officer at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) and was attended by a wide … Continue reading

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1930s Prospectuses of Teacher Training Colleges

I came back to work from a short break to find a newly deposited collection on my desk – the collection of prospectuses dating from the 1930s from various Teacher Training Colleges which were part of the British and Foreign … Continue reading

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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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Ex-Service Students at the London Day Training College

Last year one of our volunteers wrote a post about the impact of the First World War on staff at the London Day Training College (as the Institute was then called). During the war a number of staff signed up, … Continue reading

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From McNair to Circular 7/73, teacher training at the IOE 1949-1973

In 1949 the University of London established an Area Training Organisation (ATO) in response to the recommendations of the McNair Committee, which had reported in 1944. Based at the existing Institute of Education, a University Training Department (UTD) providing teacher … Continue reading

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