Kōrero: Adult education

Caledonian Society of Otago evening class certificate, 1882

Caledonian Society of Otago evening class certificate, 1882

The Caledonian Society of Otago was established in Dunedin in 1862 to promote Scottish culture and sport. Evening classes were one of a host of services offered by the society. This is Henry Moir's certificate, which he received for evening classes in advanced arithmetic in 1882. 

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-MATHEMATICS-1882-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Beginnings of adult education, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/46602/caledonian-society-of-otago-evening-class-certificate-1882 (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012