Story: Country schooling

The child-labour problem

The child-labour problem

In some dairying areas, it was recognised that children who had to milk cows before and after school had difficulties learning. School inspector Henry Hill gives a case study from Hawke’s Bay in his annual report of 1907/8.

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Reference: Taranaki Herald, 23 March 1908, p. 3

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Getting an education: 1800s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008