Schools, Politics and Society

Elementary Education in Wales, 1870-1902

Author(s): Robert Smith

Language: English

Genre(s): Welsh Interest

Series: Studies in Welsh History

  • June 1999 · 352pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708315354

About The Book

The 1870 Education Act provided that every child in England and Wales was to be provided with an opportunity to receive elementary education. This book considers the way in which Welsh society viewed the 1870 Education Act and how local political and religious leaders oversaw its implementation.

About the Author(s)

Robert Smith

Robert Smith is head of research and evaluation for the National Foundation for Educational Research in Wales.

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