Alfred North Whitehead's Aims of Education PDF

By Alfred North Whitehead

ISBN-10: 0026272806

ISBN-13: 9780026272803

ISBN-10: 0029351804

ISBN-13: 9780029351802

ISBN-10: 0510435017

ISBN-13: 9780510435011

Offers the texts of a chain of lectures added among 1912 and 1928 at the reasons and perform of schooling.

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Overwhelmingly, in the 1920s and 1930s, and through to the 1940s and 1950s, secondary schooling was dominated by the impulse to select and differentiate. In New South Wales, there was one government inquiry (1934) that is occasionally held to be the great precursor of the scheme for comprehensive schools that would emerge in the 1950s. Chaired by R. S. Wallace, the ViceChancellor of the University of Sydney, the inquiry promised a great deal. 88 But the report was a disappointment; the despair associated with the stringencies of the Great Depression inhabits the low expectations associated with its recommendations.

The reasons for the separation of church and state in Australia were rather different from the Enlightenment-inspired arguments that influenced the writing of the Constitution of the United States however. A consequence of this was the relatively uncontested reversal of the settlement in Australia in the 1960s. There was also the importance of centralization in the colonial context. The idea of the ‘common school’ in Australia was generally not founded on local government control through such agencies as school boards.

That institution was the developing coeducational rural high school. 87 They were less academically selective than metropolitan schools. They were also coeducational rather than single sex as in the city high schools and other forms of urban post-primary schools. They tried to be multilateral in their approach, but low numbers ensured that students who would never have been taught together in the large city high schools came together in the rural. Such schools were looked to as proof in the 1950s and 1960s that an Australian version of a ‘comprehensive’ high school was possible.

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