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The University at War 1914-25

The History of Education Society welcomes a post from Dr Tomás Irish, winner of the 2017 KEVIN BREHONY BOOK PRIZE (Best first book in History of Education)  Writing in 1917, the president of the British Board of Education, H.A.L. Fisher, described the First World War...

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...

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