The Educational Directory for China; An Account of the Various Schools and Colleges Connected with Protestant Missions

The Educational Directory for China; An Account of the Various Schools and Colleges Connected with Protestant Missions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...district elementary schools. Our aim is to get all the children, male and female, of Christian parentage in connection with some one or other of these schools. We encourage the most promising boys in these elementary schools to enter our middle school at our chief centre, aud hope that these bye and bye may be helpful in Christian work. Our mission being still young, only having passed its first decade, we are in several districts but feeling our way. There is, however, on the whole, a hearty response to the proposal of Christian schools. Against our teaching that every boy and girl should get some education there is the Chinese ingrained notion that if one member of each family knows letters it is enough; so that it is still the credit of the family and not the good of the individual that is the matter of importance with the Chinese here. 5. TAI-NAN-FU, Formosa.--Rev. Thos. Barclay, Mr. George Ede, Rev. W. Campbell, Miss A. E. Butler..-There are fonr schools at this station: --(1.) Tai-nan-fu Theological College, in charge of Mr. Barclay, is a free boarding institution. Scripture, Church History (Corbett's), Arithmetic (Macgregor's) and the Chinese character are the subjects taught. About 60 students have been enrolled since the commencement in 1876, while at present the number is 9, averaging 22 years of age. One native teacher assists Mr. Barclay. (2.) Tai-nan-fn Middle School is managed by Mr. G. Ede. The pupils are boarders, and are required to pay $10 per annum for fees. There are two native teachers and 40 boys, about 17 years of age, who receive instruction in Scripture, Chinese character, drill, geography and arithmetic. About 130 students have been admitted since 1885, the date of the founding of the school. (3.) The Blind School is...show more

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