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British Association for the Advancement of Science

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Education.

This peripatetic body, founded in 1831, has been important in promoting public awareness of science. The Royal Society was London‐based and like a gentleman's club; the Royal Institution...

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de KRETSER, David Morritz (<i>born</i> 1939), Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor, Monash University, since 2011; Governor of Victoria, Australia, 2006–11

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 255 words.

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examination

Overview page. Subjects: Education — British History.

A means of formal summative assessment, usually involving time‐constrained tasks, which assesses the knowledge, skills, or understanding of the candidate. Conduct of candidates and the...

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GLEAN, Carlyle (Arnold) (<i>born</i> 1932), Governor-General of Grenada, 2008–13

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 183 words.

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grammar school

Overview page. Subjects: Education — British History.

Originally, a school which focused on an education in the classics, and specifically upon the grammar of Latin and Greek. Following the Education Act 1944 (Butler Act), local authorities...

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HALL, Kenneth Octavius - Governor-General of Jamaica, 2006–09; Hon. Distinguished Research Fellow, University of West Indies, Mona, since 2009

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 440 words.

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high school

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Education.

At one time used as a title by some grammar schools (as in ‘girls' high school’), non‐selective schools, and independent schools, it is still used in Scotland in the term junior high...

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HMI

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Education.

(Her Majesty's Inspectors).

The first two inspectors, Seymour Tremenheere and the Revd John Allen, were appointed in 1839 to supervise the proper spending of £30,000 for the...

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HOLLANDE, François Gérard Georges (<i>born</i> 1954), President of France, since 2012; Leader, Socialist Party, since 2011

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; General Economics and Teaching; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Political History; Politics. 179 words.

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HOYTE, (Hugh) Desmond (1929 - 2002), SC; MP (People’s National Congress), Guyana, since 1968; Leader of the Opposition, since 1992; Leader, People’s National Congress

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Schools Studies; History; British History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure. 145 words.

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