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Creative Education at an English School

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  • Date Published: December 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107455931

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  • John Howard Whitehouse (1873–1955) was a British educationalist, social reformer and the founder of Bembridge School on the Isle of Wight. In this book, which was first published in 1928, Whitehouse provides a concise account of life at Bembridge and the methods employed by the school. A vision is put forward in which, without compromising more conventionally academic areas, arts and crafts are presented as being central to the process of 'spiritual and intellectual education'. Numerous illustrative figures are also included, revealing aspects of life at the school and works created by the students. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the ideas of Whitehouse and the history of education.

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    • Date Published: December 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107455931
    • length: 180 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Dedication
    Illustrations
    1. To the general reader
    2. The school museum and art gallery
    3. The place of drawing
    4. Woodcuts
    5. The influence of a printing press
    6. The activities around a woodwork shop
    7. Gardening as a school activity
    8. The work of a scientific society
    9. The work of an art society
    10. Literary adventures
    11. The practice of pottery
    12. Guide posts
    13. Writing in script
    14. Plays and their productions
    15. Holiday occupations for boys
    16. An experiment in international education
    17. In foreign fields
    18. Some reflections and suggestions
    Epilogue.

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    J. Howard Whitehouse

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