EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Davies, E. Salter
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Complaints throughout the ages. Dissatisfaction as a healthy symptom. Dangers of discontent. Defining education. The aim of education. Specific complaints about schooling in England. Concerns of education. Four main aspects under which the subject of education may be considered: the physical; elementary pieces of knowledge and skill which it is the object of the school to impart to the scholars; the aesthetic; teaching our children to live in society together, with a brief discussion of each. Results of a report from a Committee of business men which sat to report upon education generally and particularly in regard to the relation of education and industry, in England in 1929. Changes based on these recommendations. Some words on education from the King in 1919 on the conclusion of peace.