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Rethinking the school magazine

Reform and expansion changed middle-class education in the nineteenth century. As a result, the middle-class school is ideal for ‘Rethinking the Institution in the Long Nineteenth Century,’ the aim of a conference held between 13 and 14 July 2017 at Liverpool John...

Anniversary Conference programme

We are pleased to announce the draft programme for our 50th Anniversary Conference: ‘Celebration, Commemoration and Collaboration – Milestones in the History of Education’ 10 – 12 November 2017 at The Winchester Hotel Conference hashtag: #ukhes50 @HistEdSocUK...

Educating Workhouse Children

Educating Workhouse Children by Dr Lesley Hulonce In 1877 schools inspector, J. L. Clutterbuck, painted this rather weary and monotonous picture of workhouse education: The annals of workhouse schools, as a rule, are uneventful. Teachers come and go, and boards of...

What is YOUR story?

In a recent editorial in History of Education Researcher (May 2016), Rob Freathy and I examined the life of Lord Asa Briggs, focusing on his lesser known role as a code-breaker at Bletchley Park, and as a contributor to first ever edition of The History of Education....

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