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Technical and Continuing Education

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/9780198205159.003.0011
Technical and Continuing Education

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This chapter describes the state's interest in technical education, and describes international competition, evening classes and technical colleges, central institutions and continuation classes. After 1903, the educational system was presented in three pillars, primary, intermediate, and secondary, leading respectively to continuation classes and working class-jobs, to commerce, industry and central institutions, and to the professions and universities.

Keywords: technical education; central institutions; international competition; continuation classes

Chapter.  7953 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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