Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://une.intersearch.com.au/unejspui/handle/1959.11/1474
Title: Schools
Contributor(s): Mitchell, Bruce Arthur (author); Newall, Jean (author)
Publication Date: 2006
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1474
Abstract: As the first Europeans were settling on the Liverpool Plains and spreading with their sheep onto the Tableland, the government in Sydney wrestled with the problems of providing elementary schooling for children in small towns and on isolated farms, far from the reach of bureaucracy and the churches. By 1848 the government was able to overcome weakening resistance from some of the churches and to introduce a system of 'national' schools alongside subsidised church (denominational) schools. The national schools, although sometimes described as secular, were really non-denominational Christian schools, seeking to inculcate a 'common Christianity' - a notion hotly rejected by Catholic and most Anglican churchmen.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: High Lean Country: Land, People and Memory in New England, p. 171-183
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Place of Publication: Crows Nest, Australia
ISBN: 9781741750867
9781741761092
Field of Research (FOR): 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=94&book=9781741750867
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/34284643
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 98
Views: 99
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Book Chapter

Files in This Item:
3 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

Page view(s)

40
checked on Mar 9, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Check

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

 

Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.