Alex Lord's British Columbia: Recollections of a Rural School Inspector, 1915-1936

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Alex Lord, a pioneer inspector of rural British Columbia schools,shares in these recollections his experiences in a province barely outof the stage coach era. Travelling through vast northern territory,utilizing unreliable transportation and enduring climatic extremes,Lord became familiar with the aspirations of remote communities andtheir faith in the humanizing effects of tiny assisted schools. Enroute, he performed in resolute yet imaginative fashion the supervisoryfunctions of a top government educator developing an educationalphilosophy of his own based on an understanding of the provincialgeography, a reverence for citizenship, and a work ethic tuned tochallenge and accomplishment.

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Editorial
University of British Columbia Press
Data de publicació
Idioma
Anglès
Tipus
Rústica
EAN/UPC
9780774803854

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