Education (5 pages found in this category)

Board schools

Schools set up in England and Wales following the passing of the 1870 Education Act, providing state-funded education for five to ten-year-olds.

British schools

Establishments offering education to the children of Nonconformist parents, initially run by a single teacher using the monitorial system.

Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick

Physics researcher, activist for the higher education of women, Principal of Newnham College of the University of Cambridge, and a leading figure in the Society for Psychical Research.

National schools

Schools set up by Anglican clergy and their local supporters, initially run by single teachers using the monitorial system.

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Society founded in London in 1826 to publish cheap and accessible works on scientific and artistic subjects.