Chartism, and The 1870 Education Act.
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Published by Sussex Tapes in Wakefield .
Written in English


  • Great Britain.

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Tape cassette and booklet.

StatementSpeakers A. Briggs [and] J.F.C. Harrison
SeriesSussex Tapes history series 2 -- HA 6
ContributionsHarrison, J. F. C. 1921-
The Physical Object
FormatCassette Tape
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Open LibraryOL22240676M

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  : Chartism After The Working Class and the Politics of Radical Education (1) (Chartist Studies series) (): Flett, Keith: BooksFormat: Paperback.   The development of independent working-class radical education and politics in England from the year of revolutions, , to the passage of the Education Act is examined in this chronological analysis of the Chartist : The breaking and making of radical education and ideas in the late s Beyond Chartism: radical education and radical politics in the later s The politics of radical education in the s: 'really useful knowledge' and the Education Act Conclusion. Series Title: Chartist studies series, no. 6. Responsibility: Keith.   The Elementary Education Act created school boards for those parts of England and Wales in that there were insufficient school places for working class children. These boards possessed power to enforce the attendance of their pupils. Ten years later this power became a duty that devolved also on the school attendance committee, a.

Chartism after the working class and the politics of radical education Flett, Keith Taking Richard Johnson's analysis as a starting point, this book examines the independent working-class radical education and politics in England from the year of the revolutions, , to the passage of the Education Act in The Education Act of has long been seen as a milestone in educational development, but recent commentators have stressed that it brought neither free nor compulsory education, and its importance has thus tended to be diminished rather than increased.   After a series of acts shored up, but did not radically modify, the voluntary school system. The Industrial Schools Acts of , and ; the Reformatory Schools Acts of , and and the Education of Pauper Children Act of all helped local authorities to tackle the problem of the education of the 'residuum', the class the voluntary schools had neglected. When . The Education Act of , which acknowledged and codified for the first time a Crown responsibility for elementary schools, was a watershed in the provision of universal instruction. Even this advance had been hotly contested, and it would be another twenty years before (almost) all British children benefited from a primary school education.

The movement was born amid the economic depression of –38, when high unemployment and the effects of the Poor Law Amendment Act of were felt in all parts of Britain. Lovett’s charter provided a program acceptable to a heterogeneous working-class population. The movement swelled to national importance under the vigorous leadership of the Irishman Feargus Edward O’Connor, who. Chartism was a working class movement, which emerged in and was most active between and The aim of the Chartists was to gain political rights and influence for the working classes. Chartism got its name from the People’s Charter, that listed the six main aims of the movement. Chartism, workingmen's political reform movement in Great Britain, – It derived its name from the People's Charter, a document published in May, , that called for voting by ballot, universal male suffrage, annual Parliaments, equal electoral districts, no property qualifications for members of Parliament, and payment of members. Book. Synopsis of the Forster Education Act View images from this item (4) Information. Description. The Elementary Education Act of was the first of a number of acts of parliament passed between and to create compulsory education in England and Wales for children aged between five and It was known as The Forster Act.