Story: Primary and secondary education

Teachers' graduation, 1967

Teachers' graduation, 1967

Thirty young men and women received their teaching diplomas at a graduation ceremony in Nelson at the end of 1967, and posed for a photograph along with senior education figures (the men in the front row). Women graduates outnumbered men almost two to one – a trend that became more obvious from the 1960s.

Using this item

Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson Photo News Collection
Reference: 1114 fr20
Photograph by Barry Simpson

Permission must be sought from Nelson Provincial Museum before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - Teachers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012