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Elliott, Paul; Daniels, Stephen – History of Education, 2010
The conservativeness of Georgian grammar schools used to be emphasised; however, as the case of geography teaching shows, this picture is complex with the growth of British trade and empire and the requirements of polite society and culture fostering a demand for "modern" subjects. Drawing on work in the history of education, Georgian…
Descriptors: Educational History, Geography, Government School Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Elliott, Paul – History of Education, 2004
Given the prominence in Victorian society of some of William George Spencer's pupils, his development of an extended curriculum for both sexes, and the fact that his textbook on inventional geometry was considered to be the most Pestalozzian published in England, he remains a remarkably undervalued figure in the history of education. Despite a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Educational Development, Educational History