A concise history of the Episcopal teacher training college in Scotland

McKinney, S. J. and Edwards, R. (2020) A concise history of the Episcopal teacher training college in Scotland. In: Teacher Preparation in Scotland. Series: Emerald studies in teacher preparation in national and global contexts. Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 179-186. ISBN 9781839094811 (doi:10.1108/978-1-83909-480-420201015)

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Abstract

The history of the Episcopal Training Institution is an under researched area of teacher education in Scotland. The College was opened in Edinburgh in 1850 and initially trained male students. After 1867, the male students transferred to Durham and the College trained female students. The students were trained to teach in the Episcopal schools throughout Scotland. These schools were predominantly established for the children of the Episcopal denomination or they were mission schools that educated the poor. The College struggled to recruit sufficient numbers of students in the early twentieth century and the College closed in 1934. A very small number of Episcopal schools still exist in the twenty-first century Scotland.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McKinney, Professor Stephen
Authors: McKinney, S. J., and Edwards, R.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Publisher:Emerald Publishing Limited
ISBN:9781839094811
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 Stephen J. Mckinney and Roger Edwards
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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