Women teachers in the twentieth century in England and Wales

by Geoffrey Partington

Publisher: NFER in Windsor

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Statement[by] Geoffrey Partington.
LC ClassificationsLB2837 .P28
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 107 p. ;
Number of Pages107
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Open LibraryOL4954969M
ISBN 100856331007
LC Control Number76383267

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Partington, Geoffrey. Women teachers in the twentieth century in England and Wales. The Union of Women Teachers (UWT) was a trade union for female teachers in the United Kingdom.

The National Union of Women Teachers dissolved inand women teachers thereafter could choose to join either the National Union of Teachers or the Association of Assistant National Association of Schoolmasters (NAS), while not wanting to admit women as members, was concerned. The National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT) was a trade union representing women schoolteachers in Great Britain.

It originated in as a campaign for equal pay for equal work, and dissolved inwhen this was achieved. History. Women teachers in the National Union of Teachers (NUT) first formed a Ladies' Committee in Inthis Country: United Kingdom. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division.

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At the same time, devolution has ushered in significant change in the level of. Undervalued yet brave women inspired many in their teaching lives. Underpaid and banned from marrying, times were hard for female teachers in Wales at the turn of the last century.

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In this major contribution to the gendered history of Wales, Deirdre Beddoe draws on wide-ranging historical sources, including extensive archival research, to illuminate key areas of women's lives - education, health, home life, leisure, politics and waged work.5/5(6).

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Hornbooks also appeared in England during this time, teaching children basic information such as the alphabet and the Lord's Prayer. These were brought from England to the American colonies in the mid-seventeenth century. The first such book was a catechism for children, written in verse by the Puritan John as Spiritual Milk for Boston Babes, it was published inappearing.

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