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Title: Teacher's Certificate Of The Third Class. James Newman a Teacher in the Sudbury, St Gregory and St. Peter's National School
Description: December, 1887. 0. Original folded-vellum certificate. 15.00" x 9.50". Printed certificate with hand-written teacher's details and notes. Additional notes at the base (1891) and on the rear(1897) of the Certificate state that James Newmans was further examined in December 1891 and July 1897 respectively. The old gateway of St Gregory and St Peter's school still stands in North Street, Sudbury although where the school stood is now the Girling Street carpark. James Newman was born Jan-Mar 1864 in Sudbury, Suffolk. 1871 Census - Scholar - Living with Father and Mother and 7 siblings, at 1 Dobs Hole, Sudbury; 1881 Census - Pupil Teacher - Living with Father, Mother and 3 siblings, at 38 East Street, Sudbury; 1891 Census - Assistant School Master - Living with Father and Mother, at 4 Salisbury Terrace, Sudbury; 1901 Census - Head Master, National School - Living with servant, at 3 Assington Street (School House); 1911 Census - National Schoolmaster, Kent County Council - LIving in Cowden, Kent. *** "..the pupil-teacher system; a system of apprenticeship teacher training which had been extensively used in Great Britain and elsewhere from the midnineteenth century. Pupil-teachers were just that. Selected pupils who had completed the primary school course and were 14 years of age or older, were apprenticed for a four-year period to a master teacher (usually a head teacher).The apprenticeship could be terminated if a pupil-teacher failed to pass an annual examination or if the master teacher judged that the apprentice was unsuited to the work. Pupil-teachers observed their master teacher taking lessons as well as undertaking periods of supervised classroom teaching themselves. The master teacher received additional remuneration to provide extra hours of instructions for the apprentice(s) who were required to prepare for annual external examinations in addition to completing their teaching duties.." See David Mckenzie 2005 - New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work.

Keywords: Teacher's Certificate of the Third Class. James Newman a Teacher in the Sudbury, St Gregory and St. Peter's National School Pamphlets: : 19th Century

Price: GBP 25.00 = appr. US$ 35.70 Seller: Chilton Books
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