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"Among the Qualifications of a Good Wife, a Knowledge of Cookery Certainly Is Not the Least Desirable" (Quintin Hogg): Women and the Curriculum at the Polytechnic at Regent Street, 1888-1913.
Stevenson, Julie – History of Education, 1997
Aims of this study include establishing the level of female participation at the Polytechnic at Regent Street, indicating the subjects they studied, and detailing evidence related to the social status of female students. Discusses the extent of gender bias in the curriculum and investigates female choices about educational paths. (DSK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
The Accomplished Woman and the Propriety of Intellect: A New Look at Women's Education in Britain and Australia, 1800-1850.
Theobald, Marjorie R. – History of Education, 1988
Examines the "accomplishments curriculum" which emerged as the dominant mode of education for middle-class girls in Britain and its colonies in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Discusses the expanded educational opportunities for women, describing their social effects, such as the early emergence of middle-class…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Females