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University of Leeds (1904-:)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 16 December 1924

Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/11
Scope and Contents Wood writes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries providing details of the investigations into the improvement of wool at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the University of Leeds, the Woollen Research Association and the University College of North Wales. One item in the programme concerns the results of introducing Merino blood into certain British hill breeds. He states that in later crossings it may be desirable to use Australian or New Zealand merinos but for...
Dates: 16 December 1924

Selection for Higher Education, 6 Nov 1951

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/3/8
Scope and Contents The lecture largely concerns how selection for university entrance can be made more fair and equal, beginning at the age of eleven with the eleven-plus examination which determines a child's entry into a grammar or a modern school, the latter of which removes the possibility of attending university. Thomson argues for a mechanism by which pupils wrongly rejected by grammar schools may still enter university. He discusses the influence of industry and...
Dates: 6 Nov 1951

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