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A Representation of War and Peace in the Special Collections

The presentation below is on the theme of War and Peace and highlights some of the UCL Institute of Education’s Special Collections. These include: The Historical Comparative Education Collection The History of Education Collection The Grantham Number Ones The Grenfell … Continue reading

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European Day of Languages, Thursday 26th September

You might have seen an enticing array of language resources on the display shelves near the Level Four Library stairs. They include student textbooks, teacher’s books, audio CDs, DVDs and dual-language picture books. These are to give a flavour of … Continue reading

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A studious skeleton

Have you ever asked yourself if there were pop-up books or jigsaw maps in former times? Or what kind of guides governesses and Sunday school teachers might have had to hand? Some answers can be found in an auction catalogue … Continue reading

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Coastal Meanderings and The Geography Textbooks Collection

I am often full of admiration for the single-minded focus of research students – many of whom I had the pleasure of meeting yesterday at the Doctoral School Induction. But just as often, I am delighted, impressed by a more … 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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