Story: Primary and secondary education

Learning surveying, 1916

Learning surveying, 1916

From 1905 technical secondary schools were established to provide children with vocational training that would enable them to get a job. Here, boys at the Wanganui Technical School undertake practical training in surveying in 1916.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-016379-G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - Education from 1840 to 1918', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012