Merging into Educational Radicalism: 1898–1918

  • W. A. C. Stewart

Abstract

THE FOUR schools already described represent the beginning of a new movement. Besides these four, however, there were schools already in existence which had many similar features or which began to adopt quite explicitly many of the principles of the innovators. Of these we propose to mention the schools of the Society of Friends scattered throughout England, and Badminton, the girls ’ school near Bristol. These schools merged into the progressive school movement by the time of the outbreak of the First World War. One other group of schools is also to be considered in this period, and these are schools started by, or associated with, the Theosophical Educational Trust which came into existence in 1916. They were not individual ventures like those of Reddie, Badley, Devine, or the group of Hampstead parents, but separate expressions of the insights of Theosophy in education.

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Europe Income Avant Metaphor Verse 

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Notes

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© W. A. C. Stewart 1972

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