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Schulaufbau und Lehrerbildung in England und Schottland [Educational structure and teacher education in England and Scotland], 1933

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/22

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Contains Thomson's typed and handwritten notes, and the final published transcript of the lecture.

The lecture compares the English and Scottish education systems both to each other and to the German system. Thomson discusses private and public schools; examinations; the eleven plus; grammar and modern education; religious schools; and methods of teaching, such as the Dalton Plan.


  • Creation: 1933


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Biographical / Historical

The lecture, which is in both handwritten manuscript and published form, was delivered by Thomson to the Zentralinstitut fuer Erziehung und Unterricht [central Institute of Education and Teaching], in Kassels, Germany. The radio interview was broadcast by Paedagogische Funk (paedagogical radio).


44 Leaves : typescript and manuscript notes

1 cutting : 1 leaf

1 pamphlet : 10 pp

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