Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education, Volume 2

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The Committee, 1847 - School buildings
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Page 425 - SMALL service is true service while it lasts : Of humblest Friends, bright Creature ! scorn not one : The Daisy, by the shadow that it casts, Protects the lingering dew-drop from the Sun.
Page 278 - The right of inspection will be required by the Committee in all cases. Inspectors authorized by Her Majesty in Council will be appointed from time to time to visit schools to be henceforth aided by public money. The inspectors will not interfere with the religious instruction, or discipline, or management of the school ; it being their object to collect facts and information, and to report the result of their inspections to the Committee of Council.
Page 295 - Institution shall be designated " The Institution for Promoting the Education of the Labouring and Manufacturing Classes of Society of every Religious Persuasion ;" and for the purpose of making manifest the extent of its objects, the title of the Society shall be " THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOL SOCIETY.
Page 300 - It shall instruct all persons, whether natives or foreigners, who may be sent from time to time, for the purpose of being qualified as teachers in this or any other country. *** The school shall be open to the public, for the purpose of exhibiting the system of teaching and training, every day, from nine to twelve o'clock, and from three to five, Saturdays excepted. IV. All schools which shall be supplied with Teachers at the expense of this Institution shall be open to the children of parents of...
Page 302 - Needlework shall be taught ; the lessons for reading shall consist of extracts from the Holy Scriptures; no catechism or peculiar religious tenets shall be taught in the schools, but every child shall be enjoined to attend regularly the place of worship to which its parents belong.
Page 364 - SCHOOL GRAMMAR; With very copious Exercises, and a Systematic View of the Formation and Derivation of Words, together with Anglo-Saxon, Latin, and Greek Boots, which explain the Etymology of above 7,000 English Words.
Page 295 - The Institution for promoting the Education of the Labouring and Manufacturing Classes of Society, of every religious persuasion...
Page 283 - We. the undersigned, being the majority of the School Committee or Trustees representing the promoters of the erection of the...
Page 301 - If a poll is demanded by five or more members it shall be taken in such manner as the chairman directs, and the result of such poll shall be deemed to be the resolution of the company in general meeting. In the case of an equality of votes at any general meeting the chairman shall be entitled to a second or casting vote.
Page 299 - It shall support and train up young persons of both sexes for supplying properly instructed Teachers to the inhabitants of such places in the British dominions, at home and abroad, as shall be desirous of establishing schools on the British system.

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