Education, Culture, and Democracy

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780198205159
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191676529 | DOI:
Education, Culture, and Democracy

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This chapter looks selectively at what the experience of elementary education meant and what might it lead to. The first section discusses the development of educational techniques and of the curriculum. In Scotland, much discussion focused on education as a means of individual mobility and on the link between schools and universities. This chapter explains in detail education and social mobility, and self-help and technical education.

Keywords: elementary education; educational techniques; curriculum; social mobility; self-help; technical education

Chapter.  9428 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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