RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF EDUCATION

Hanley’s Mechanics Institution, which trained workers in the 19th century

North Staffs Heritage is researching the history of education in North Staffordshire and The Potteries.

This comprehensive long-term project will study in-depth the development of Primary, Secondary, Further and Higher Education. 

Research topics include:

  • Grammar and Charity Schools
  • Mechanics Institutes and Art Schools
  • Dame Schools, Sunday Schools and Elementary Schools
  • Industrial Schools and Reformatories
  • Pupil Teachers and Teacher Training Colleges
  • Apprenticeships and Vocational Training
  • Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Technical Colleges and Colleges of Further Education
  • Colleges of Higher Education, Polytechnics and Universities