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Summerhill Showdown, Rowan Cahill Jan 2000

Summerhill Showdown, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Discussion of the attempt by the British government in 2000 to close down Summerhill school, the long established progressive school founded by A.S. Neill (1883-1973). The article discusses the ideas and legacy of Neill, and why his approach to education is still radical.


1877 And All That, Kenneth V Matthews Dec 1977

1877 And All That, Kenneth V Matthews

Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin

A summary of the address given by K V Mathews to the October meeting to the Society on the history of education and schools in the Illawarra. Mentioned: 1866 Public Schools Act, National School system, Denominational School system, Council of Education, Roman Catholic schools, Bulli Mountain Provisional School (aka Sherbrooke), Inspector McIntyre, Public School Board, Local School Board, Mt Keira mine, Bulli mine, Mount Keira school building, Dapto school, Marshall Mount school, Church of England School West Dapto, Albion Park Public School, Cordeaux River Provisional School, Mount Pleasant, Macquarie River Denominational & Public School, Wollongong Public School.