Report on the Work of the Committee for the Year Ending October 31 Volume 1-11

Report on the Work of the Committee for the Year Ending October 31 Volume 1-11

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...has practically not increased. More' teachers have qualified by obtaining their Certificates. Nineteen only remain Uncertificated. The wisdom and the efficiency of the policy of appointing fully Certificated Teachers, which, as the Table illustrates, has been followed for many years is shown in the provisions of the recently issued code of Regulations of the Board of Education. In March last the Board issued circular 709 forecasting certain alterations with regard to the Teaching Staff, which have since been embodied in the Code. Amongst other conditions was an alteration in Staff values of the various grades of Teachers i.e. the number of children for which they were allowed to be reckoned on the School Staff. This alteration reduced the number of children for which an Uncertificated Class Teacher may be held responsible by 12% (40--35 scholars) whilst it left the Staff value of the Certificated Class Teachers unaltered (60 scholars). A further important alteration was the limitation of the size of Classes to a maximum of 60 scholars. It was generally agreed that the alterations were educationally good, but much protest was made in various parts of the country, where probably the classes and the number of Uncertificated Teachers employed were large, as to the cost of putting the new Regulations into operation. One of the results of the policy pursued by the Committee was that practically no alteration was needed in the Swindon Schools, and it was not necessary in order to comply with the new Regulations, to engage a single additional Teacher. A very small number of classes exceeded the new limit of 60 scholars, but it was possible to remedy this by a slight reiorganization of the Schools. Rates. The amount called for from the rates...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913841
  • 9781236913845