Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Training (James Committee): Minutes, Papers and Report

Reference:
ED 145
Title:
Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Training (James Committee): Minutes, Papers and Report
Description:

Minutes, papers and correspondence of the Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Training (James Committee).

Date:
1971-1972
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Training, 1971-1972
Physical description:
48 file(s)
Access conditions:
Open
Administrative / biographical background:

The Committee of Inquiry into Teacher Training was set up in December 1970 by the Secretary of State for Education and Science and chaired by Lord James of Rusholme.

  • It's terms of reference were:
  • 'In the light of the review currently being undertaken by the Area Training Organisations, and of the evidence published by the Select Committee on Education and Science, to enquire into the present arrangements for the education, training and probation of teachers in England and Wales and in particular to examine:
  • what should be the content and organisation of courses to be provided;
  • whether a larger proportion of intending teachers should be educated with students who have not chosen their careers or chosen other careers;
  • what, in the context of (i) and (ii) above, should be the role of the maintained and voluntary colleges of education, the polytechnics and other further education institutes maintained by local education authorities, and the universities; and
  • to make recommendations.'

The first meeting of the committee was held on 12 January 1971 and the last on 14 December 1971. Its final report was presented to the Secretary of State and published in January 1972.

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