The Victorian SchoolroomCode:
Trevor May. A5, 32pp. There was a tremendous expansion of education in England and Wales during the nineteenth century. A combination of voluntary effort and government action led to the introduction of a system of elementary education for the working class. This book describes the development of Victorian schools and looks at the evolving role and status of the teacher. It includes the schoolroom, the way lessons were planned and taught, and the equipment and teaching resources employed. Illustrated. with pictures and drawings of school buildings, classrooms (with pupils in them), desks, etc.