EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Pyne, Hon. R.A.
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The constantly changing nature of education. The effort to get a system of education that is going to be the best for that country. A look at some of the changes we have experienced in our lifetime in Canada. Hoping that the educational progress in Ontario will be on a par with the great progress seen in the industrial life in Canada. Some words from Inspector Maxwell of New York, a great educationist, about "waking up the people." The teacher as the important lever in education. A word or two on the industrial line regarding agriculture and what we are doing with a view to attracting the youth of Ontario to that great pursuit. The speaker's observations at some of the technical schools of the Old Country, which he visited last year. The need for increased expenditure. The importance of considering the great cost of technical education, and knowing the resources of our own Province and the other Provinces; looking to the Federal authorities for financial aid and help. The issue of carrying free public school education further than 14 years of age. Establishing continuation evening schools. The example of these schools in Germany and Japan. The lack of apprenticeship.