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Tales and Travels of a School Inspector By Rev. John Wilson

Tales and Travels of a School Inspector by Reverend Dr John Wilson

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Summary

First published in 1928, this book is the personal account of John Wilson's experiences as a School Inspector, encompassing 50 years knowledge of social and educational conditions in the Highlands and Islands.

Tales and Travels of a School Inspector Summary

Tales and Travels of a School Inspector by Reverend Dr John Wilson

John Wilson was an Inspector of Schools during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. His career in education spanned 50 years, during which time he inspected many schools in the Highlands and Islands, including Jura, Islay, Orkney, Argyll, Heisker and Iona. First published in 1928, the personal account of his experiences is both compassionate and humorous, providing a valuable insight into the social and educational conditions in the Gaelic Highlands and Islands following the 1872 Education Act.

About Reverend Dr John Wilson

John Wilson was born in Dufftown in Banffshire, and brought up in Keig in Aberdeenshire. He was educated at Moray House Free Church Training College and Edinburgh University. He worked as Headmaster of Duffus Public School in Morayshire until, in 1882, he joined the inspectorate. He retired shortly before the publication of Tales and Travels of a School Inspector.

Additional information

GOR001687115
Tales and Travels of a School Inspector by Reverend Dr John Wilson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Birlinn General
2007-05-02
224
1841585262
9781841585260
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