Tag Archives: teachers

Secret societies, suffragettes and saplings- some recent additions to the Literature Collection

Real life experiences of American teachers at home and abroad, a romantic triangle, a Cambridge University secret society, educational experiences in post- colonial 1960s Rhodesia and post-Spanish Civil War Barcelona and several ‘grey’ books which are anything but, are all … 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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Appeal to London teachers – Interested in using primary sources in the classroom?

Are you interested in using primary sources in the classroom but not sure where to start?  Our plan to develop one of our collections as a teaching resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 could be the place to start.  … Continue reading

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Trust and Teachers

I’ve attended two very different conferences in the past week at the IOE that have highlighted trust and teachers. On the 29th March, the IOE hosted In teachers we trust: explaining the Finnish miracle with the Finnish Institute in London, … 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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