The Quarterly Register Volume 9

The Quarterly Register Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: two years. The pupils, however, in case of sickness, obtain leave to spend three years, but never a longer time. They are required to undergo an examination on all the branches which they have been taught, at the end of the first year before they can commence the studies of the second, and at the close of the course before they are allowed to enter the schools of application. Each student has to pay 1,000 francs, (nearly $200, ) annually, as well as furnish his clothes, books, and other things necessary for his studies. Twenty-four gratuitous places, or foundations, are provided by the government for the benefit of pupils whose pecuniary circumstances are not easy. Of these twenty-four places, eight are attributed to the department of the interior, twelve to that of war, and four to that of the marine. The council ofinstruction, in this school, is occupied with all that relates to the instruction and studies of the pupils. It is composed of the commandant, president, the second in command, the director of the studies, the professors, the drawing master, and the librarian. The council of administration is charged with all that relates to the administration. It is composed of the commandant, the president, the second in command, the director of studies, two professors, two inspectors of studies, the administrator, and the treasurer. The council of perfection (perfectionment) is occupied with the means of perfecting and directing the instruction so as to make it most available for the public service; with reducing the programms ofinstruction and examinations; with the harmonizing of the instruction of the polytechnique school with that of the schools of application. It proposes regulations for the promotion of order, diligence of the..
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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820185
  • 9781236820181