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The Secondary Connection

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0010
The Secondary Connection

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The expansion of national systems of secondary and higher education was a general phenomenon between the middle of the nineteenth century and 1914 and has attracted more theoretical and comparative attention than elementary education. This chapter discusses education and opportunity between the 1860s and the 1890s, problems of urban education, the evolution of Scottish Education Department (SED) policy and supplementary courses, and the democratic ideal.

Keywords: secondary education; higher education; elementary education; urban education; SED policy; supplementary courses; democratic ideal

Chapter.  11651 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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