Story: Country schooling

A visiting teacher

By the 1950s the Correspondence School had expanded its services and teachers periodically visited pupils in remote areas. In this clip from the 1955 film A letter to the teacher, a family of eight children (seven are on the school roll) receive a visit.

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Reference: A letter to the teacher. National Film Unit, 1957

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Towards equal opportunities: 1935–1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/16512/a-visiting-teacher (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008