Gender and Education. Overview. Education provision before 1870 Pioneers Teacher training Working class education Conclusion. Education pre-1870.
Maria Edgeworth's father was married four times and had twenty-two children. She was the eldest, and her family responsibilities enabled her to practise the precepts she embodied in her writings
Gary Kelly has summarized Hamilton's legacy as a writer who aimed “to intellectualize women's culture by popularizing, novelizing, and thereby disseminating philosophy, theology, and history, and doing so in a way that offered herself as model for the new intellectual-domestic woman.”
Bedford College Hockey team (1886/7) and Plaque commemorating foundation of Queen’s College
Brook Street Ragged School, Hampstead Road, founded 1843 employing the monitorial system
Hand knitting was brought formally into the British school syllabus with the 1870 Education Act. By 1914, knitting was a required element of girls’ education and of many boys’ too.
She topped the poll for the election of the first London School Board in 1870
Full-time students (outsideOxford and Cambridge)
England = 7,943
Wales = 1,253
Scotland = 5,151
Total = 14,347
2,749 were women.