Education ACT 1902

Education ACT 1902

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Education Act 1902, also known as Balfour's Act is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom affecting education in England and Wales. At the time of passage of the Act, the Conservative Party was in power. The Act reflected the influence of the Efficiency Movement in Britain. The Act - which followed the "Cockerton Judgment" abolished the 2568 school boards set up by the Elementary Education Act 1870, as well as all existing School Attendance Committees. Their duties were handed over to local borough or county councils, as Local Education Authorities. There were 328 LEAs, which were given powers to establish new secondary and technical schools as well as developing the existing system of elementary schools. These LEAs were in charge of paying teachers, ensuring the teachers were properly qualified and providing necessary books and equipment. In return, the Churches were in charge of providing and maintaining school buildings
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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136570394
  • 9786136570396