Kōrero: Country schooling

Inspector’s report

Inspector’s report

The annual visit of the school inspector was often dreaded by teachers and pupils, as children had to pass an exam before moving up to the next class. This 1890 report by Mr Gow on South Canterbury’s Hakataramea School was published in the local newspaper – a common practice. It shows the pass and fail rate, and the range of subjects taught in small primary schools.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: North Otago Times, 1 March 1890, p. 3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Getting an education: 1800s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/16502/inspectors-report (accessed 2 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008