Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Science: Inspectorate: Reports on HM Forces Educational Establishments

Reference:
ED 193
Title:
Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Science: Inspectorate: Reports on HM Forces Educational Establishments
Description:

Reports by Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Science HM Inspectorate of schools on Ministry of Defence schools for the children of service personnel abroad, the education of 'Junior Soldiers' at entry depots in the United Kingdom, and the education and training of prospective non-commissioned officers.

Date:
1957-1989
Arrangement:

Chronological order by service commands.

Related Material:
Some duplicate reports will be found in
ED 121
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Department of Education and Science, HM Inspectorate (England), 1964-1973
Department of Education and Science, HM Inspectorate (Wales), 1964-1973
Department of Education and Science, HM Inspectorate of Schools (England), 1973-1992
Department of Education and Science, HM Inspectorate of Schools (Wales), 1973-1992
Ministry of Education, Inspectorate (England), 1944-1964
Ministry of Education, Inspectorate (Wales), 1944-1964
Physical description:
35 files and volumes
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Administrative / biographical background:

  • At the instigation of the Secretary of State for Defence Her Majesty's Inspectors of Schools (HMI) inspect and report on:
  • Ministry of Defence schools for the children of service personnel abroad; the current title of the operating authority is the Service Children's Education Authority, which provides approximately 110 schools worldwide, mainly for children of primary school age, of which the majority are in Germany (for the British Army of the Rhine);
  • the education of "Junior Soldiers" at entry depots in the United Kingdom: as part of their initial training, soldiers of 16 and 17 receive education in English, Mathematics, General Studies and First Aid, and also physical education, welfare provision and the non-military aspects of trade training; and
  • the education and training of prospective junior and senior non-commissioned officers.

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