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Extracurricular Economy: Language Teachers and Language Schools in Early Modern England

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the vibrant economy of language teaching and learning in early modern England. The period witnessed a boom in both autodidacticism and private educational provision. Language ... More


‘A Home for Poets’?: The Making of a Liberal Curriculum in Training Colleges

Christopher Bischof

in Teaching Britain: Elementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833352
eISBN:
9780191871870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833352.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter four, ‘“A Home for Poets”?’ builds on this idea of a culture of defiance in training colleges by showing how teachers-in-training reshaped the curriculum. The official curriculum of the ... More


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