literature of education

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McKENDRICK, Melveena Christine (born 1941), Professor of Spanish Golden Age Literature, Culture and Society, 1999–2008, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, 2004–08, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, since 1967

MACKAIL, John William (1859 - 1945), Professor of Ancient Literature in the Royal Academy; Professor of Poetry, Oxford University, 1906–11; President of the Classical Association, 1922–23; of the English Association, 1929–30; of the British Academy, 1932–36; Hon. Fellow (formerly Scholar and Fellow) of Balliol College, Oxford; Examiner and Assistant Secretary, Board of Education, 1885–1919

O’CONNELL, Frederick William (1876 - 1929), Lecturer in Celtic Languages and Literatures, Queen’s University, Belfast; Extern Examiner to National University, 1914–19, and since 1923; Advising Examiner in Irish to Intermediate Board of Education, 1908–13; Examiner in Irish to Intermediate Board of Northern Ireland, 1923

BRYCE, George (1844 - 1931), a Founder and Member of University of Manitoba; Head of Faculty of Science and Lecturer in Biology and Geology in Manitoba University, 1891–1904; Hon. Senior Professor of Manitoba College, Winnipeg; Professor of English Literature, 1871–1909; President Royal Society of Canada, 1909; Member of Commission on Conservation of Canadian Resources; Member of Royal Commission on Technical Education; Lecturer of Archæological Institute of America; Robertson Memorial Lecturer, 1912

WATSON, Foster (1860 - 1929), Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer in the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, since 1913; Special Lecturer in the University of Liverpool, 1920; Dunkin Lecturer in Manchester College, Oxford, 1920; Gresham Professor of Rhetoric since 1915; formerly Chairman of Committee of the Educational Conferences; Life Member of the Court of Governors of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; Governor of Dr Williams’s High School for Girls, Dolgelley; External Examiner in Education in the University of London, 1905–09, 1913–17, 1923–27; in the University of Liverpool, 1922–24, and of the National Froebel Union; late Examiner in Education, Universities of Cambridge and Aberdeen; Departmental Editor, Cyclopedia of Education, New York; Editor of the Encyclopædia and Dictionary of Education, London; a Trustee of Dr Williams’s Library; one of the Vice-Presidents of the Royal Society of Literature; Hon. Member of the Maine Historical Society USA; Corresponding Member of the Hispanic Society of America; Corresponding Member of the Real Academia de Buenas Letras de Barcelona; Director hc del Centro de Cultura Valenciana; Socio honorario del Rat Penat de Valencia, and Soci de Mérit del Centro Escolar y Mercantil de Valencia; Hon. Member of La Association de Amigos de Luis Vives


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Before the 17th century educational writing sought mainly to improve the classical curriculum (Roger Ascham's The Schoolmaster, 1570), but calls for broader purposes in education came from John Milton (A ...

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