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The schooling of working-class girls in Victorian Scotland

gender, education, and identity

by Jane McDermid

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Girls -- Education -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Working class -- Education -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sex discrimination in education -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJane McDermid.
      SeriesWoburn education series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC2062 .M34 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393096M
      ISBN 100713002476, 0415375584
      LC Control Number2005002941


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The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland examines and challenges this assumption and analyzes in detail the course of events which has led to a more enlightened system. Education was, and is, seen as integral to Scottish distinctiveness, but the Victorian period saw anxious debate about the impact of outside influences at a time when Scottish society seemed to be Format: Hardcover.

The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland examines and challenges this assumption and analyzes in detail the course of events which has led to a more enlightened system. Education was, and is, seen as integral to Scottish distinctiveness, but the Victorian period saw anxious debate about the impact of outside influences at a time when Scottish society seemed to be.

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The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland examines and challenges this assumption and analyzes in detail the course of events which has led to Author: Jane Mcdermid. Education and gender in nineteenth-century Scotland --Female education in Scotland before --Working-class girls' schooling, the "city regions" --Working-class girls' schooling, the country districts --Dominated by the dominie?: women and the teaching profession in nineteenth-century Scotland.

Elected school boards could levy a local rate to build new schools providing education up to the age of In the provision of elementary schooling for both sexes was made compulsory, and the age raised to By 5, ‘Board Schools’ were running.

Another change in the law enabled grammar schools for girls to be founded and funded. Although schools have always been around it wasn’t until the Victorian era that these were improved considerably and available for all children rich and poor.

In a law was passed which made it mandatory for all children aged between in Britain to attend school. This. Scottish education in the nineteenth century concerns all forms of education, including schools, universities and informal instruction, in Scotland in the nineteenth century.

By the late seventeenth century there was a largely complete system of parish schools, but it was undermined by the Industrial Revolution and rapid urbanisation. The Church of Scotland, the The schooling of working-class girls in Victorian Scotland book Church of Scotland and the.

The portrayal of Scotland as a particularly patriarchal society has traditionally had the effect of marginalizing Scottish women, both teachers and students, in both Scottish and British Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotlandexamines and challenges this assumption and analyses in detail the course of events which has led to a more enlightened system.

out of 5 stars Victorian Scotland Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 November Accurate and emotive, photographic history of Scotland in the 19th century led and supported by a flowing narrative that brings the images to life and provides The schooling of working-class girls in Victorian Scotland book continuity through the period that makes this book better than the sum of its parts/5(6).

ion in the 19th century the 19th century parish/burgh system 1 the limits of the parish system 2 the education (scotland) act 3 secondary education 4 the universities and social inequality.

5 the teaching profession 6 2. education in the 20th century primary education 7 secondary education 8 3. The portrayal of Scotland as a particularly patriarchal society has traditionally had the effect of marginalizing Scottish women, both teachers and students, in both Scottish and British history.

The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian S. The Victorian and Edwardian Schoolchild by Pamela Horn The Public School Phenomenon, – by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy The Edwardian Lady by Susan Tweedsmuir Education of Girls and Women in Great Britain by C.S. Bremner The Renaissance of Girls’ Education in England: A Record of Fifty Years’ Progress by Alice Zimmern.

Girls learn about "femininity" from childhood onwards, first through their relationships in the family, and later from their teachers and peers. Using sources which vary from diaries to Inspector’s reports, this book studies the socialization of middle- and working-class girls in late Victorian and early-Edwardian England.

It traces the ways in which schooling at all social levels at this 3/5(1). The Hogwarts Express goes across the Glenfinnan Viaduct, in Scotland. It is mentioned in the books." "Hogwarts. It is the finest school of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the world and is run by the finest Headmaster Hogwarts has ever had, Albus Dumbledore.

Logically it had to be set in a secluded place, and pretty soon I settled on Scotland in my. Girls did not also receive the same education as boys; while the boys’ focus was often on classic literature, girls’ studies focused more on French, music, and “practical” female skills such as sewing (“Victorian England”).

Once old enough, it was assumed that a woman’s sole purpose was to marry and have children. Girls, whether rich or poor, tended not to go to school in early Victorian times. With the exception of a small number of very wealthy girls who attended boarding school, most girls either worked if they were poor or if they were wealthy were taught by a governess at home.

Improvements begin. Educating girls revised version The education of women and girls had been an issue in England since the s. [1] Certain social pressures gave the claims of writers like Mary Wollstonecraft [2], that equality of education with boys was a means of securing independence for women, an extra urgency by The education girls received before was very similar to that followed by boys, with the probable addition of some sewing and knitting.

Emily Davies insisted the Commission should examine girls' education and she, and Miss Beale and Miss Buss, gave evidence before it and Miss Beale edited the volume of the report devoted to girls.

Buy Factory Girl: Ellen Johnston and Working-class Poetry in Victorian Scotland (Scottish Studies International Publications of the Scottish Studies Gutenberg Universitat Mainz in Germersheim) 1 by Klaus, H.

Gustav (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Thomas Guthrie helped promote Pound’s idea of free schooling for working class children. Guthrie also started a ragged school in Edinburgh and Sheriff Watson started another in Aberdeen.

These schools spread rapidly and there were ragged schools by the time the Education Act was passed (The Victorian School). Mirza’s book Race, Gender and Educational Desire: Why Black Women Succeed and Fail (London: Routledge, ) opens up difficult questions, including the different educational patterns of black boys and girls, and multiculturalism; it also illustrates black girls’ and women’s intense hunger and ambition for more and better education.

(Hurt 36). June Purvis, author of the sole book-length study of Victorian working-class women’s education, notes that schools of the aforementioned (“National” and “British”) societies enrolled more boys than girls, and in some cases set the age entry two years later for girls.

Secondary education (termed “intermediate” in Wales and Ireland) was largely accessed by upper. and middle-class girls, while elementary education was reserved for the working class. Within Author: Joyce Goodman.

Dowdall 3 INTRODUCTION North American and British popular culture is saturated with images of Victorian girls’ education. Representations abound in box office film remakes of 19th and early 20th century school stories, like Jane Eyre and A Little Princess, in contemporary children’s literature, and even in the pervasive idea of the “schoolgirl,” which emergedAuthor: Daisy Dowdall.

The Education (Scotland) Act made going to school compulsory for all children aged 5 to 13 years old. At the same time, the Church handed all of its schools in Scotland over to the newly formed School Boards (but continued to influence teacher training). In the school leaving age was raised to age The Ragged Schools.

The history of schools in Scotland includes the development of all schools as institutions and buildings in Scotland, from the early Middle Ages to the present day. From the early Middle Ages there were bardic schools, that trained individuals in the poetic and musical arts.

Monasteries served as major repositories of knowledge and education, often running schools. - In laws were enacted to provide an education for all children. This was motivated by the needs of a developing economy but also by popular pressure for greater equality and opportunity for people of all backgrounds and social classes.

See more ideas about Victorian, Victorian era, Education 69 pins. Making a good marriage was the most important if not only goal of upper-class girls in the 18th century. Thus, the focus of a young aristocratic woman's education was centered around making her as marriable as possible.

These girls were often, as in Titania's case, educated by French or English governess or by waiting gentlewomen. Working-Class Women Poets in Victorian Britain features poetry from a variety of women, including an itinerant weaver, a rural midwife, a factory worker protesting industrialization, and a blind Scottish poet who wrote in both the Scots dialect and English.

In addition to biographical information and contemporary reviews of the poets’ work. The school system for working class children in the early s The Board School system. Like other children from working class backgrounds in the early s, my brothers and I started our education at what was called a Board School because it was under the Middlesex Education Board.

8Jane McDermid, The Schooling of Working-Class Girls in Victorian Scotland: Gen-der, Education and Identity (New York: Routledge, ); Copelman, London's Women Teachers ; Kliebard, The Struggle for an American Curriculum ; Christina De Bellaigue, Ed-ucating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, (Oxford: Oxford.

Use this worksheet for pupils to gather information about aspects of Victorian school life and compare it with their own lives today. Perfect for your Second Level students to develop history and writing skills. Three differentiated levels of this worksheet are available.

Victorian punishments were very harsh. The teachers liked strict dicipline in classes so the punishments had to teach a permanent two most used punishments were the dunce's hat and the dunce's hat was a heavy metal hat placed on the bad childs head then they would stand up on a 3 legged stool till the teacher told them to get down.

The Victorian period is so named because it spanned the years of the reign of Queen Victoria in England, from to The quality and form of a child’s education during that time depended upon the economic circumstances of his or her family, and also upon whether the child was a boy or a girl.

Factory Girl: Ellen Johnston and Working-class Poetry in Victorian Scotland Volume 23 of European University Studies. Series XXIII, Theology Volume 23 of Scottish Studies International - Publications of the Scottish Studies Centre Volume 23 of Scottish studies international, ISSN Author: H.

Gustav Klaus: Publisher: Peter Lang, ISBN. Rich girls were taught mainly by governesses at home. Free church-run or charity schools provided education for the poor but many parents could not afford to let their children stop work to attend.

This meant that few working-class children had any formal education. South Wales Mine Tip Girls, From Victorian Working Women Chatterley Whitfield Colliery - UK Coal Mine Victorian Working Women, by Michael Hiley (Book Recommendation) – Posts about Victorian London clothing costume written by When we think of the Victorian era, we usually think of lace and silks and cashmere shawls, of crinolines and bustles.

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Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. The British census of found that million girls and women worked as domestic servants in Victorian England.

They were usually recruited between the ages of 10 after they had been through some elementary schooling. Many employers hoped for the servants they hired to have at least some elementary literacy and numeracy.Like the English, the people of Scotland didn't really use last names until they were introduced by the Normans in Many Scottish last names were taken from Gaelic personal names.

Families added Mc or Mac, which means "son of" to a first name to create a .