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Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Education as a National Problem of Today, 10 Jan 1931

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/18
Scope and Contents This lecture is essentially the same in content as lecture titled Some National Problems of Today: Education, with a shortened introduction.
Dates: 10 Jan 1931

Some National Problems of Today: Education, 18 Jan 1930

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/14
Scope and Contents Thomson outlines some current problems in education, the most pressing of these arising from the raising of the school leaving age to 15. He briefly alludes to how the practical problems of the supply of specialist teachers and of buildings could meet the increased demand, before outlining his opinion on what secondary education should entail. He highlights the need for both vocational and cultural education in schools to ensure pupils of all abilities are prepared for the working world,...
Dates: 18 Jan 1930