Education Department and Board of Education: HM Inspectorate: Circulars and Memoranda

Reference:
ED 22
Title:
Education Department and Board of Education: HM Inspectorate: Circulars and Memoranda
Description:

Copies of Education Department and Board of Education circulars and memoranda to inspectors of elementary, secondary and technical schools, schools of art, teacher training colleges and junior instruction centres.

Each series has an index.

Date:
1878-1941
Arrangement:

In a series corresponding to the class of school, with a separate series for Wales.

The memoranda are listed in chronological order under their respective headings.

Related Material:
Records of the Welsh Department and successors: ED
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Board of Education, HM Inspectors of Schools, 1899-1923
Board of Education, Inspectorate (England), 1923-1944
Board of Education, Inspectorate (Wales), 1923-1944
Committee of the Privy Council on Education, HM Inspectors of Schools, 1839-1899
Education Board, Elementary, 1856-1899
Physical description:
234 file(s)
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Selection and destruction information:
The series suffered some destruction of earlier issues as they became obsolete; in certain cases, however, drafting papers have been preserved, eg minutes by R L Morant.
Accruals:
Class is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

Circulars and memoranda were used to acquaint the Inspectorate with office procedure and current educational policy as well as matters of domestic administration and interest.

Prior to 1905 they were known as circulars but from that date onwards they were issued as memoranda.

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