Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of Education in Wales

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Part 3: North Wales, comprising Anglesey, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Meirioneth and Montgomery

Title Page

Number of Schools and Scholars, compared with extent of several counties and density of inhabitants; Origin and classification of Schools; Date of establishment; Professed object

School-rooms, number and capacity compared with demand for Education; Miscellaneous buildings, description of; Precarious tenure; Apparatus insufficient; Books ill selected; Materials for teaching English

Income of teachers; Class from which taken; Sex; Age; Physical condition; Collateral employments; Qualifications: first, intellectual, knowledge of the English language; Methods adopted for secular English; Reading; Writing; Arithmetic; Higher secular subjects; Holy Scripture; Catechisms; Secondly, moral qualifications: discipline and general moral influence; Methids of punishment; Specific training of Teachers; Object of Normal Schools misunderstood

Individual instruction; Monitorial, effects of; Simultaneous; Inspection, neglect of; Results; Abstract of Schools in abeyance; Defective inspection; Promoters uneducated; or misapprehend the Education required

Number of Scholars; Average daily attendance; Sex; comparative Education of Males and Females; Age of prevailing Education; Pupils between 10 and 15 years; Age of least Education; Infant Schools; Duration of attendance; Distance of Scholars from school; Inferences; Attainments of Scholars classified; Results of Examination of 19,521 Scholars in all subjects professed; Knowledge chiefly Religious; Extent illustrated; Varies inversely with repetition of Catechisms; Fundamental error in Welsh Education

School Funds; Imperfectly distributed; First, Endowments: breaches of trust; Schools in abeyance; Or useless; Madam Beavan's Locomotive Schools; Secondly, Benefactions of rich and payments of poor applied to maintain conflicting Schools; Fatal results of social division

First, Secular Instruction; Night Schools; Mechnics' Institutes; Reading Rooms; Circulating Libraries; Secondly, Religious Instruction; Sunday Schools, statistics of; Nature and object; Course of proceeding in

    Results of present system; Imperfect civilization; First, in language; Literature; And general intelligence of the people; Farmers; Tradesmen; Sailors; Quarrymen; Secondly, in social and moral condition of agricultural counties; Towns; Carnarvonshire quarries; Mining districts on English border; And manufacturing towns of Montgomeryshire; The besetting vice of North Wales

Gregynog Gallery

On 7th and 10th - 14th November the Gregynog Gallery will be hosting Arad Goch Theatre Company.

The Dylan exhibition will remain open as usual to the public, although visitors are advised there may be some disruption in the gallery during this period.

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