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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Building Technicians: education of architects, 1952

Identifier: PJM/ABT/C
Scope and Contents Correspondence with students, requesting representation by the Association of Building Technicians (ABT), concerning the change to rules for the membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). They understood that the exams they had taken would make them eligible for both registration and associateship of RIBA, but now they found this was not the case. This file also contains some papers concerning evidence to be presented to RIBA by the ABT Executive Committee,...
Dates: 1952

Card certifying the preliminary examination for Diploma of Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 14 January 1876

Identifier: Coll-14/2/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Contains certificates from Ewart's time as a medical student at the University of Edinburgh, letters of appointment to the professorships at the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh and certificates of membership/fellowship to various societies, including the Royal Society.

Dates: 14 January 1876

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young, 1869-1896

Identifier: Coll-74/13/13
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young sub-series includes letters from:

  1. Thomas Wright
  2. John Young
Dates: 1869-1896

Education as a National Problem of Today, 10 January 1931

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 January 1931

Examination Book (Sir Lyon Playfair and Alexander Crum Brown), 1866-1873

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/12
Scope and Contents

Register of students attending chemistry classes of Sir Lyon Playfair, then Alexander Crum Brown, including examination results and awards obtained. Students include Sophia Jex Blake and Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour.

Dates: 1866-1873

Exams, 1980-1987

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/1/7

In Praise of Examinations, 22 Apr 1943

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/29
Scope and Contents Thomson defends examinations, discussing their impartiality, fairness, and showing their importance in a democratic society where individuals progress by merit rather than nepotism. Additionally, Thomson also acknowledges the problems of examinations – namely nerves; chance and luck; time pressures on both examinees and examiners; and the inconsistent relationship between examination performance, the school record, and teachers' own ratings. He discusses possible solutions to...
Dates: 22 Apr 1943

Invigilators, 1988-1990

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/10/1
Scope and Contents
  1. correspondence
  2. exam timetables
  3. guidelines
  4. lists of invigilators
Dates: 1988-1990

Lecture regarding examinations, 23 Nov 1949

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/31
Scope and Contents In the lecture, Thomson defends the use of examinations, arguing that they are preferable to nepotism. In addition, he identifies the problems of examinations, and how these may or have been resolved, including those of reliability and continuity of standards. Thomson discusses the merits of internal versus external examination, giving examples from Scotland, England and Germany, and referencing some of his own experience both as a member of a School Certificate Examination...
Dates: 23 Nov 1949

Lectures and Syllabus, 1882-1897

Identifier: Coll-99/1
Scope and Contents

The lectures and syllabus series consists of:

  1. examination papers
  2. lecture notes
  3. syllabus
Dates: 1882-1897