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1940: when work camp trainees paraded through Dublin, saluting De Valera

On 8 December 1940, the 1st Battalion of the Construction Corps marched through Dublin. The 408 men wore uniform, had undergone initial training at the massive Curragh army camp, carried a blue flag bearing the Corps emblem, and were led by the Number 1 Army Band. 382 more words


Further Education and Training Scheme-issued March 1945

This was not the only document regarding post war planning for further education published in 1945. However, “Youth’s Opportunity: Further Education in County Colleges” was taking a long-term view. 179 more words

20th Century History

John’s blue remembered schooldays, 1776-1782


My schooldays were not the happiest of my life.  They were never a privilege, always an ordeal; a daily fear in my chest that was great, not small.  291 more words

An Uncommon Attorney

Hesse's romantic and sinister tale of boarding school life

Merciless cramming according to an obsolete curriculum… constant fighting and bullying at a boys’ boarding school… pressure from peers and pressure from parents… vast social differences and social mobility through achievement… ardent friendship and careless betrayal… overpowering desire and fear of falling in love for the first time… 489 more words

History Of Education

Learned societies and social media: historians on Twitter

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the ways in which learned societies in education were using social media, and Twitter in particular. Twitter matters because it is a way of engaging with a broad public audience while making often unexpected connections between researchers who have something to say to each other. 413 more words

History Of Education

History of Age Stratification in the American Public School System

The American Public Education System has been constantly evolving over the years ever since the time of early colonization during the 1600’s. Specifically, the year was 1647, when the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ruled home schooling was insufficiently educating the Puritan children in their Calvinist roots, and on how to read the Bible. 306 more words

Age Stratification

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